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TAKE HER DEEP

TAKE HER DEEP

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"Superb! An intimate look at the way a war was won." —Tom Clancy On 12 August 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Cdr. I. J. Galantin took...

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THE BATTLE OF TASSAFARONGA

THE BATTLE OF TASSAFARONGA

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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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DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. The Dauntless turned the tide of war in the Pacific...

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DAY OF LIGHTNING, YEARS OF SCORN

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Walter C. Short is remembered as the U.S. Army general who parked his airplanes wingtip-to-wingtip making them easy targets for Japanese pilots...

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ENIGMA U-BOATS

ENIGMA U-BOATS

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The naval side of the Enigma story and breaking the seemingly impregnable German codes during World War II is the focus of this book.  Although...

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GERMANY'S LAST MISSION TO JAPAN

GERMANY'S LAST MISSION TO JAPAN

by Joseph Mark Scalia

When U-234 slipped out of a Norwegian harbor in March 1945 destined for Japan, it was loaded with some of the most technically advanced weaponry and...

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IMMORTAL IMAGES

IMMORTAL IMAGES

by Tedd Thomey

Award-winning journalist Tedd Thomey tells the poignant stories of the two photographers who took the pictures of the flag-raising sent around the...

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KILLING GROUND ON OKINAWA

KILLING GROUND ON OKINAWA

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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...

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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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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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SECRET MISSIONS

SECRET MISSIONS

by Ellis M. Zacharias

An instant bestseller when it was first published in 1946, this memoir recounts the author's nearly forty years of service in naval intelligence...

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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 POCKETBOOK, 1940–1945

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

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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...

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