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Hitler's Armies: A history of the German War Machine 1939-45 (General Military)

By: McNab, Chris

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: October 2011

Seller ID: 2925

ISBN: 1849086478

Condition: New


The definitive work on Hitler's war machine, charting its evolution from the formidable force which won stunning victories during the Blitzkrieg in 1940, to the hard campaigns it fought in the deserts of North Africa and the frozen wastelands of the Soviet Union to the eventual retreat to the Fatherland itself. Drawing upon Osprey Publishing's unique archive, this volume expertly weaves together the story of the development and deployment of Hitler's armies displayed alongside a stunning collection of original artwork and photographs to show the uniform and equipment of the various land forces... View more info

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The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945

By: Geoffrey C. Ward,Ken Burns

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Knopf: September 2007

Seller ID: 17989

ISBN: 0307262839

Condition: New


Book itself is in new condition, but the dustjacket has a one-inch tear on the front and damage from a removed sticker on the back. Book club edition. NOT ex-library 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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A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II

By: Gerhard L. Weinberg

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: January 1994

Seller ID: 18137

ISBN: 0521443172

Condition: New


This is the first general history of World War II to be based both on the existing literature and on extensive work in British, American and German archives. It covers all the theaters of war, the weaponry used, and developments on the home front. Taking a global perspective, the work deals with all belligerents and relates events in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific to each other. The role of diplomacy and strategy, of intelligence and espionage, and the impact of war upon society are all dealt with, often on the basis of hitherto unknown material. New... View more info

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Year Zero: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults)

By: Ian Buruma

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Penguin Press: September 2013

Seller ID: 17876

ISBN: 1594204365

Condition: New


"A marvelous global history of the pivotal year 1945 as a new world emerged from the ruins of World War II" "Year Zero "is a landmark reckoning with the great drama that ensued after war came to an end in 1945. One world had ended and a new, uncertain one was beginning. Regime change had come on a global scale: across Asia (including China, Korea, Indochina, and the Philippines, and of course Japan) and all of continental Europe. Out of the often vicious power struggles that ensued emerged the modern world as we know it. In human terms, the scale of transformation is almost impossible... View more info

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Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945

By: Max Hastings

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Knopf: November 2011

Seller ID: 17871

ISBN: 0307273598

Condition: New


From one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives--an average of twenty-seven thousand a day. For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the war. Now, for the first time, he gives us a magnificent, single-volume history of the entire war. Through his strikingly detailed stories of everyday people--of soldiers, sailors and airmen; British housewives a... View more info