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

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

World War IIWorld War II
DK
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

Every Man a HeroEvery Man a Hero
by Ray Lambert, Jim DeFelice
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROmaha Beach legend Ray Lambert's unforgettable firsthand account of D-Day—read the astonishing true story celebrated by Tom Brokaw, CBS This Morning, NPR, and the President. Seventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memo ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2019-05-28 | ISBN-13: 9780062937483

The World War 2 Trivia BookThe World War 2 Trivia Book
Bill O'Neill
When was the last time someone around you brought up World War Two?It’s a pretty popular war. Maybe you heard about it yesterday. Maybe last month. But it was probably recent. And when it came up, did you wish that you could be the one to casually drop a fact that would have everyone in the room going, “Wow, I never knew that!”With this book, ...
Number of pages: 172 | Publication Date: 2017-10-17 | ISBN-13: 9781978451650

No Better FriendNo Better Friend
Robert Weintraub
The young readers' adaptation of the New York Times bestseller No Better Friend--the extraordinary tale of friendship and survival between a man and a dog in World War II.No Better Friend tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met as prisoners of war during World ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2018-11-13 | ISBN-13: 9780316344654

The Things Our Fathers SawThe Things Our Fathers Saw
Mr. Matthew A. Rozell
How soon we forget. Or perhaps, we were never told. That is understandable, given what they saw. But, it happened. From the book:-'I was talking to a shipmate of mine waiting for the motor launch, and all at once I saw a plane go over our ship. I did not know what it was, but the fellow with me said, 'That's a Jap plane, Jesus!' It went down and dr ...
Number of pages: 305 | Publication Date: 2015-07-31 | ISBN-13: 9780996480000

History of the World Map by MapHistory of the World Map by Map
DK
More than 140 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world history, from the first human migrations out of Africa to the space race.Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action, charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean--patterns of exploration, discovery, or conquest that created empires, colo ...
Number of pages: 440 | Publication Date: 2018-10-23 | ISBN-13: 9781465475855

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

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

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