The Forgotten 500The Forgotten 500
Gregory A. Freeman
The astonishing, never before told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II—when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia...During a bombing campaign over Romanian oil fields, hundreds of American airmen were shot down in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. Local Serbian farmers and peasants riske ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2008-09-02 | ISBN-13: 9780451224958

Richard B. Stolley
Mining the extensive LIFE archives and the finest photo collections, this is a picture history of unparalleled depth and power. Included are remarkable unpublished images, like photos of Hitler taken by his personal photographer, alongside the classic LIFE coverage that brought the war home. From the escalating tensions of the pre-war world to the ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2001-10-31 | ISBN-13: 9780821227718

The Things Our Fathers Saw - The War In The Air Book OneThe Things Our Fathers Saw - The War In The Air Book One
Matthew A. Rozell
Dying for freedom isn’t the worst that could happen.Being forgotten is.~THE LONG-AWAITED SEQUEL IN THE BEST SELLING ‘The Things Our Fathers Saw’ SERIES~At the height of World War II, LOOK Magazine profiled a small upstate New York community for a series of articles portraying it as the wholesome, patriotic model of life on the home front. Sev ...
Number of pages: 312 | Publication Date: 2017-08-22 | ISBN-13: 9780996480055

World War IIWorld War II
World War II: The Definitive Visual History is a comprehensive, authoritative, yet accessible guide to the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of World War II. Perhaps the most complex, frightening, and destructive event in global history, the Second World War saw the heights of human courage and the depth of human degradation. World War ...
Number of pages: 372 | Publication Date: 2015-05-05 | ISBN-13: 9781465436023

The Good WarThe Good War
Studs Terkel

Number of pages: 608 | Publication Date: 1997-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9781565843431

The Longest WinterThe Longest Winter
Alex Kershaw
The epic story of the vastly outnumbered platoon that stopped Germany's leading assault in the Ardennes forest and prevented Hitler's most fearsome tanks from overtaking American positionsOn the morning of December 16, 1944, eighteen men of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance platoon attached to the 99th Infantry Division found themselves directly ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2005-10-25 | ISBN-13: 9780306814402

A World at ArmsA World at Arms
Gerhard L. Weinberg
In a new edition featuring a new preface, A World of Arms remains a classic of global history. Widely hailed as a masterpiece, this volume remains the first history of World War II to provide a truly global account of the war that encompassed six continents. Starting with the changes that restructured Europe and its colonies following the First Wor ...
Number of pages: 1208 | Publication Date: 2005-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9780521618267

The LiberatorThe Liberator
Alex Kershaw
The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War. Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe—from the first landing in Italy to th ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2013-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9780307888006

World War IIWorld War II
Michael J. Lyons
Highly regarded for its concise clarification of the complexities of World War II, this book illuminates the origins, course, and long-range effects of the war. It provides a balanced account that analyzes both the European and Pacific theaters of operations and the connections between them. The Fifth Edition incorporates new material based on the ...
Number of pages: 341 | Publication Date: 2016-08-28 | ISBN-13: 9780205660568

Ghost SoldiersGhost Soldiers
Hampton Sides
“The greatest World War II story never told” (Esquire)—an enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2002-05-07 | ISBN-13: 9780385495653

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