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The Battleship Bismarck

by Jack Brower

The Bismarck is probably the most famous warship of WWII. The German battleship, 45,000 tons, was completed in early 1941 and went on to sink the '...

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The Blitzkrieg Legend

by Karl-Heinz Frieser

Here, for the first time in English, is an illuminating German perspective on the decisive blitzkrieg campaign. The account, written by the German...

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VICTORY IN DEFEAT

Victory in Defeat

by Gregory J.W. Urwin

Told here for the first time in vivid detail is the story of the defenders of Wake Island following their surrender to the Japanese on December 23,...

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Why the Japanese Lost

by Bryan Perrett

This book tells the story of a war unlike any other in history, fought between a nation that believed itself to be invincible, even when its strength...

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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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A BATTLE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY

A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy

by Paul S. Dull

For almost 20 years, more than 200 reels of microfilmed Japanese naval records remained in the custody of the U.S. Naval History Division, virtually...

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AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AT WAR

Aircraft Carriers at War

by Admiral James L. Holloway III USN (Ret.)

Adm. James Holloway describes this book as a contemporary perspective of the events, decisions, and outcomes in the history of the Cold War—...

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Big Guns, Brave Men

by Rodney Earl Walton

  Although it was the largest and final battle of the Pacific War, the Battle for Okinawa has long been overshadowed by other dramatic events in...

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Command Decisions

by David Miller

This compelling new study of the Battle of the River Plate focuses on Hans Langsdorff, the commander of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee....

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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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