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HELL TO PAY

Hell to Pay

by D. M. Giangreco

Arthur Goodzeit Award for Best Military History Book of 2009 Awarded by the New York Military Affairs Symposium Hell To Pay: Operation Downfall and...

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Never Surrender

by Mark Felton

While there have been many fine books covering escapes from German POW camps (The Wooden Horse, Great Escape, Colditz etc), the exploits of those...

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Proceed to Peshawar

by George J. Hill

Proceed to Peshawar is a story of adventure in the Hindu Kush Mountains and of a previously untold military and naval intelligence mission during...

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REAPER LEADER

Reaper Leader

by Steve Ewing

Although Jimmy Flatley had much to do with the U.S. victory over Japan, few outside the close-knit naval aviation community have heard his colorful...

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Riders of the Apocalypse

by David R. Dorondo

Despite the enduring popular image of the blitzkrieg of World War II, the German Army always depended on horses. It could not have waged war without...

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SILENT VICTORY

Silent Victory

by Clay Blair Jr.

With the content of an authoritative reference and the excitement of a thriller, this history of the U.S. submarine war is one of the most...

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Steel and Ice

by Lawrence Paterson

As the land war raged along the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945, an equally fierce and unrelenting war ensued on the seas. From German Wolf Pack...

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THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS

The Battle of the Narrow Seas

by Peter Scott

First published in 1974, this now classic account of the fight for control of the English Channel and the southern North Sea is told by Sir Peter...

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The U.S. Coast Guard in World War II

by Malcolm F. Willoughby

The intimate view of the U.S. Coast Guard’s dramatic World War II record has long been considered a classic. First published in 1957 and out of print...

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U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS

U.S. Navy Against the Axis

by Vincent O'Hara

Naval historian Vincent O Hara recounts here the dramatic story of the U.S. Navy s surface fleet in World War II, especially its ship-to-ship combat...

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HONORABLE SURVIVOR

Honorable Survivor

by Lynne Joiner

Honorable Survivor weaves John S. Service’s extraordinary story into the fabric of a watershed moment in our history when World War II was ending,...

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PRESUMED LOST

Presumed Lost

by Stephen L. Moore

When submarines failed to return to port from patrol, they were officially listed by the Navy as “overdue and presumed lost.” Loved ones were...

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RACING THE SUNRISE

Racing the Sunrise

by Glen M. Williford

Glen Williford lends new insight into the reasons for America's relatively quick comeback from the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the first time, he...

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Arctic Warriors

by Alfred Grossmith Mason

The author was Navigation/Gunnery Officer on SS Empire Baffin, a 6,978 ton cargo ship. Aged 31 years he compiled this remarkable diary of the dramas...

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SCHNELLBOOTE

by Lawrence Paterson

The Kriegsmarine’s Schnellboote—fast attack boats or E-boats to the Allies—were the primary German naval attack units in coastal...

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