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KILLING GROUND ON OKINAWA

Killing Ground on Okinawa

by James H. Hallas

A key point in the Japanese defensive line on Okinawa in May 1945, Sugar Loaf Hill was the site of a tenacious seven-day battle that inflicted heavy...

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LONELY VIGIL

Lonely Vigil

by Walter Lord

Called a stirring tale of forgotten heroes splendidly told by a master narrator, this saga of the valiant coastwatchers of the Pacific War...

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SISTERHOOD OF SPIES

Sisterhood of Spies

by Elizabeth P. McIntosh

The daring missions of America's World War II intelligence agency, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), are the stuff of legend, yet the...

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The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

by Chris Westhorp

The Commandos were created by Winston Churchill in 1940 as a 'butcher and bolt' raiding unit to destroy vital targets in German occupied Europe....

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THE JET RACE AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR

The Jet Race and the Second World War

by Sterling Michael Pavelec

Initially caught off guard by the German military build-up, particularly in aviation technology, Britain and the United States, by 1935, were racing...

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TIN CAN MAN

Tin Can Man

by E. J. Jernigan

E.J. Jernigan's memoir offers readers a fascinating glimpse of life as an enlisted man aboard the USS Saufley, one of the most highly decorated...

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TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR

Trapped at Pearl Harbor

by Stephen Young

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via AmazonAuthor Stephen Young was a seaman first class assigned to gunnery duty in turret no. 4 on...

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NO SURRENDER

No Surrender

by Hiroo Onoda

In the Spring of 1974, 2nd Lt. Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese army made world headlines when he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year...

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TAKE HER DEEP

Take Her Deep

by Admiral I. J. Galatin USN (Ret.)

On 12 August 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Cdr. I. J. Galantin took command of the fleet submarine USS Halibut. For the next fourteen months, Galantin...

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THE BATTLE OF TASSAFARONGA

The Battle of Tassafaronga

by Russell Sydnor Crenshaw

The Battle of Tassafaronga, November 30, 1942, was the fifth and last major night surface action fought off Savo Island during World War II’s...

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U-BOAT ADVENTURES

U-Boat Adventures

by Melanie Wiggins

Twenty-two U-boat veterans tell their chilling stories in this collection of their combat experiences in World War II, recorded by the author during...

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A SPECIAL VALOR

A Special Valor

by Richard Wheeler

If the U.S. Marines gave birth to a legend in the halls of Montezuma in the nineteenth century, they added glorious luster to it with their heroism...

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Fighting for MacArthur

by John Gordon

For the first time the story of the Navy and Marine Corps in the 1941–42 Philippine campaign is told in a single volume. Drawing on a rich collection...

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First to Fight

by Victor H. Krulak

"Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program In this riveting insider's chronicle, legendary Marine General "Brute...

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Nomonhan, 1939

by Stuart D. Goldman

Stuart Goldman convincingly argues that a little-known, but intense Soviet-Japanese conflict along the Manchurian-Mongolian frontier at Nomonhan...

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