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A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II

By: Adam Makos,Larry Alexander

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Dutton Caliber: December 2012

Seller ID: 17635

ISBN: 0425252868

Condition: New


Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a 21-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first mission. Suddenly, a sleek, dark shape pulled up on the bomber's tail--a German Messerschmitt fighter. Worse, the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber in the squeeze of a trigger. What happened next would defy imagination and later be called "the most incredible encounter between enemies in World War II." This is the true story of the two pilots whose lives collided in... View more info

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Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising

By: Alexandra Richie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: December 2013

Seller ID: 17287

ISBN: 0374286558

Condition: New


The full untold story of how one of history's bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes In 1943, the Nazis liquidated Warsaw's Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city's destruction by deporting its remaining residents. A sophisticated and cosmopolitan community a thousand years old was facing its final days--and then opportunity struck. As Soviet soldiers turned back the Nazi invasion of Russia and began pressing west, the underground Polish Home Army decided to act. Taking advantage of German disarray and seeking to forestall the absorption of their cou... View more info

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The Battle of the North Cape: The Death Ride of the Scharnhorst, 1943 (Campaign Chronicles)

By: Angus Konstam

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Pen and Sword Maritime: December 2011

Seller ID: 17157

ISBN: 184884557X

Condition: Used - Like New


New condition with clean text and uncreased spine except for mild shelfwear. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Fall of Berlin 1945

By: Antony Beevor

Price: $20.95

Publisher: Viking: May 2002

Seller ID: 18157

ISBN: 0670030414

Condition: New


Acclaimed for his vivid re-creations of some of the twentieth century's most significant battles, Antony Beevor is one of the best known and respected military historians writing today. He now offers readers a gripping, street-level portrait of the harrowing days of January 1945 in Berlin when the vengeful Red Army and beleaguered Nazi forces clashed for a final time. The result was the most gruesome display of brutality in the war, with tanks crushing refugee columns, mass rapes, pillage, and destruction. Hundreds of thousands of German civilians froze to death or were massacred because Nazi ... View more info

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D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

By: Antony Beevor

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Viking: October 2009

Seller ID: 18162

ISBN: 0670021199

Condition: New


The #1 internationally bestselling history of "D-Day" is now enhanced with rare video footage from the NBC News Archives for the ultimate narrative of the battle for Normandy. The definitive account of the Normandy invasion by the bestselling author of "Stalingrad" and "The Fall of Berlin 1945" From critically acclaimed world historian, Antony Beevor, this is the first major account in more than twenty years to cover the whole invasion from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25. It is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, Brit... View more info

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Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

By: Bruce Henderson

Price: $17.95

Publisher: William Morrow: July 2017

Seller ID: 17987

ISBN: 0062419099

Condition: New


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The War Against Germany: Europe and Adjacent Areas (United States Army in World War II)

By: Center of Military History United States Army

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Potomac Books Inc: June 1994

Seller ID: 18138

ISBN: 0028810937

Condition: New


Hundreds of photographs illustrate the battles in the European theater. Covers the buildup in the UK, the air offensive, the invasion, and the campaign in Central Europe. View more info

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Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunted: 1942-1945

By: Clay Blair

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Random House: November 1998

Seller ID: 18140

ISBN: 0679457429

Condition: New


In unprecedented detail and from sources never used before, Clay Blair continues the dramatic and authoritative story of the failures and fortunes of the German U-boat campaign against the United States and Great Britain.This second landmark volume covers the last of the U-boat campaigns in World War II when the fortunes of the German navy were completely reversed and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. View more info

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Conversations with Major Dick Winters: Life Lessons from the Commander of the Band of Brothers

By: Cole C. Kingseed

Price: $26.55

Publisher: Dutton Caliber: October 2014

Seller ID: 4215

ISBN: 0425271536

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 281 p. Audience: General/trade; General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 281 p. Audience: General/trade; General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

The Longest Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: November 2019

Seller ID: 17272

ISBN: 0233005854

Condition: New


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When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler (Modern War Studies)

By: David M. Glantz,Jonathan M. House

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas: December 1995

Seller ID: 18141

ISBN: 070060717X

Condition: New


"Now, Western readers can learn for the first time the full extent of the Soviet achievement and discover for themselves the awesome patriotic resolve that mobilized tens of millions of men and women to defend their homeland. They can see exactly where and when the Germans miscalculated and understand how those failings produced a massive defeat. Essential reading for anyone wanting to know the true story of how the Red Army snatched victory in 1945 from the jaws of defeat in 1941. -- Washington Post Book World. View more info

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Death Ride of the Panzers: German Armor and the Retreat in the West, 1944-45

By: Dennis Oliver

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Skyhorse: February 2018

Seller ID: 17271

ISBN: 1510720952

Condition: New


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Fighting for the Soviet Motherland: Recollections from the Eastern Front

By: Dmitriy Loza

Price: $34.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: October 1998

Seller ID: 18082

ISBN: 0803229291

Condition: New


The collapse of the Soviet Union has opened the history of the Red Army to the West, providing a more complex picture of World War II than was previously available. Details of the struggle between the Soviet forces and the Axis powers can now be seen through the efforts of veterans such as Colonel Dmitriy Loza. Loza draws on his own experiences and those of acquaintances to illustrate particular problems, combat situations, and the functioning of the Soviet Army in its struggle with the German and Japanese armies. View more info

The Boys of Pointe du Hoc: Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion

By: Douglas Brinkley

Price: $12.95

Publisher: William Morrow: May 2005

Seller ID: 17643

ISBN: 0060565276

Condition: New


"These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. Theseare the men who took the cliffs. These are thechampions who helped free a continent. Theseare the heroes who helped end a war."--Ronald Reagan, June 6, 1984, Normandy, FranceAcclaimed historian and author of the "New York Times" bestselling Tour of Duty Douglas Brinkley tells the riveting account of the brave U.S. Army Rangers who stormed the coast of Normandy on D-Day and the President, forty years later, who paid them homage.The importance of Pointe du Hoc to Allied planners like General Dwight Eisenhower cannot be overstated. The heavy U.S. a... View more info

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First Light: The True Story of the Boy Who Became a Man in the War-Torn Skies above Britain

By: Geoffrey Wellum

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Wiley: March 2003

Seller ID: 18069

ISBN: 047142627X

Condition: New


"Wellum's First Light deserves to be read for many years to come."-The Times (of London)High praise for England's bestselling First Light . . ."An extraordinarily gripping and powerful story."-The Evening Standard (London)"A work of exceptional quality . . . a passion and immediacy which make it compelling reading."-Max Hastings, author of Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy"A remarkable book, amazingly fresh, honest, and modest . . . utterly gripping; it is without question one of the best books I have read in the last few years."-Professor Richard Holmes, ... View more info

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

By: Giles Milton

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: March 2019

Seller ID: 17686

ISBN: 1250134927

Condition: New


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1945: The War That Never Ended

By: Gregor Dallas

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: September 2005

Seller ID: 18088

ISBN: 0300109806

Condition: New


1945 is a monumental, multi-dimensional history of the end of World War II. Dallas narrates in meticulous detail the conflicts, contradictions, motives, and counter-motives that marked the end of the greatest military conflict in modern history and established lasting patterns of deceit, uncertainty, and distrust out of which the Cold War was born. Beginning with the siege of Berlin, Dallas describes in simple human terms the interactions of Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Hitler, Zhukov, Truman, de Gaulle, Macmillan, along with others relatively unknown, vividly portraying the interpenetrat... View more info

The Brigade : An Epic Story of Vengeance, Salvation, and World War II

By: Howard Blum,Inc. Hardscrabble Entertainment

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Harper: November 2001

Seller ID: 18062

ISBN: 0060194863

Condition: New


An epic true storyof three remarkable men and one womanwho set out to fight a warand in the process help to create a nationNovember, 1944. The war in Europe is drawing to a close when the British government finally agrees to send a brigade of five thousand Jewish volunteers from Palestine to Europe to fight the German army. Among these soldiers are Israel Carmi, a veteran of the Haganah underground, a man who serves one army but whose loyalties belong to another; Johanan Peltz raised on, a vast, estate in Poland he dreams of returning home as a British officer and gentleman; and Arie Pinchu... View more info

The Destruction of the Polish Elite Operation AB-Katyn

By: Institute of National Remembrance

Price: $49.95

Publisher: January 2009

Seller ID: 18084

ISBN: 8376291076

Condition: New


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Patton's Third Army in World War II: An Illustrated History

By: James D. Brown,Michael Green

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Zenith Press: September 2010

Seller ID: 8592

ISBN: 0760336911

Condition: New


NEW off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day. Promise. NEW off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day. Promise. View more info