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A Higher Call

By: Adam Makos

Price: $8.00

Publisher: , November 2013:

Seller ID: BB0245162


December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this, their first mission. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt fighter pulls up on the bomber's tail. The pilot is German ace Franz Stigler--and he can destroy the young American crew with the squeeze of a trigger... What happened next would defy imagination and later be called "the ... View more info

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Barbarossa: The Russian-German Conflict, 1941-45

By: Alan Clark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, June 1985:

Seller ID: BB0247704


On June 22, 1941, before dawn, German tanks and guns began firing across the Russian border. It was the beginning of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa, one of the most brutal campaigns in the history of warfare. Four years later, the victorious Red Army has suffered a loss of seven million lives. Alan Clark's incisive analysis succeeds in explaining how a fighting force that in one two-month period lost two million men was nevertheless able to rally to defeat the Wehrmach... View more info

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The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Fight in the Battle of Britain

By: Alex Kershaw

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press, August 2007:

Seller ID: BB0246156


"The Few" tells the dramatic and unforgettable story of eight young Americans who joined Britain's Royal Air Force, defying their country's neutrality laws and risking their U.S. citizenship to fight side-by-side with England's finest pilots in the summer of 1940-over a year before America entered the war. Flying the lethal and elegant Spitfire, they became "knights of the air" and with minimal training but plenty of guts, they dueled the skilled and fearsome pilots of G... View more info

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The wild blue

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002, c2001.:

Seller ID: BB0223132


Stephen Ambrose is the acknowledged dean of the historians of World War II in Europe. In three highly acclaimed, bestselling volumes, he has told the story of the bravery, steadfastness, and ingenuity of the ordinary young men, the citizen soldiers, who fought the enemy to a standstill -- the band of brothers who endured together. The very young men who flew the B-24s over Germany in World War II against terrible odds were yet another exceptional band of brothers, a... View more info

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Citizen soldiers

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1998.:

Seller ID: BB0223133


In this riveting account, historian Stephen Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller "D-Day." Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble, brutal, and tragic war, from the high command down to the ordinary soldier, drawing on hundreds of interviews to re-create the war experience with startling clarity and immediacy. From the hedgerows of Normandy to the overrunning of Germany, Ambrose tells the real story of World War II from the perspe... View more info

The Wild Blue : The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-45

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd, 2001:

Seller ID: BB0249108


Stephen Ambrose is the acknowledged dean of the historians of World War II in Europe. In three highly acclaimed, bestselling volumes, he has told the story of the bravery, steadfastness, and ingenuity of the ordinary young men, the citizen soldiers, who fought the enemy to a standstill -- the band of brothers who endured together. The very young men who flew the B-24s over Germany in World War II against terrible odds were yet another exceptional band of brothers, a... View more info

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Victors Eisenhower and His Boys

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone, 1999:

Seller ID: BB0249180


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The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.:

Seller ID: BB0240975


#1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLERThe magnificent conclusion to Rick Atkinson's acclaimed Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World War IIIt is the twentieth century's unrivaled epic: at a staggering price, the United States and its allies liberated Europe and vanquished Hitler. In the first two volumes of his bestselling Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson recounted how the American-led coalition fought through North Africa and Italy to the t... View more info

MAYDAY

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1986.:

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: BB0215970


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The conquerors

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2002., 2003:

Seller ID: BB0245118


From one of America's most respected historians, "The Conquerors" reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry Truman fought in private with Churchill and Stalin over how to ensure that Germany could never threaten the world again. Eleven years in the writing, drawing on newly opened American, Soviet and British documents as well as private diaries, letters and secret audio recordi... View more info

Baa Baa Blacksheep

By: Boyington, Gregory

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam Press:

Seller ID: BB0223407


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Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James V.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: BB0211435


In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima--and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun a... View more info

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Flyboys

By: Bradley, James V.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston ; Little, Brown, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0240741


FLYBOYS is the true story of young American airmen who were shot down over Chichi Jima. Eight of these young men were captured by Japanese troops and taken prisoner. Another was rescued by an American submarine and went on to become president. The reality of what happened to the eight prisoners has remained a secret for almost 60 years. After the war, the American and Japanese governments conspired to cover up the shocking truth. Not even the families of the airmen were ... View more info

Voices of valor

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Bulfinch Press, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0216449


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An album of memories

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2001.:

Seller ID: BB0209406


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The greatest generation speaks

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1999.:

Seller ID: BB0216589


"I first began to appreciate fully all we owed the World War II generation while I was covering the fortieth and fiftieth anniversaries of D-Day for NBC News. When I wrote in "The Greatest Generation" about the men and women who came out of the Depression, who won great victories and made lasting sacrifices in World War II and then returned home to begin building the world we have today--the people I called the Greatest Generation--it was my way of saying thank you. I fe... View more info

The greatest generation

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1998.:

Seller ID: BB0217079


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The Greatest Generation

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Delta:

Seller ID: BB0234124


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Warfare and the Third Reich

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London : Salamander Books, 1998.:

Seller ID: BB0236761


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The freedom road, 1944-1945

By: Collier, Richard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1984, c1983.:

Seller ID: BB0214141


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