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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent

by Terry Mort

From Omaha Beach on D-Day and the French Resistance to the tragedy of Huertgen Forest and the Liberation of Paris, this is the story of Ernest Hemingway's adventures in journalism during World War II. In the...

The Marines in World War II

by Michael E. Haskew

2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pushed the United States into World War II and sent thousands of US Marines to fight and die on tiny islands half a world away. Today, Iwo...

What Was World War II? Who Won World War II? What Was the Great Patriotic War? : SHORT STORY # 13.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P Gakuba

Adolf Hitler’s raise to power in Germany in 1930s was a threat to the 20th century civilization.

In 1930s, to pull Germany from a deep depression and mass unemployment, Hitler started drumming up his doctrine....

What Were the Happiest Years of Your Life? Or, What Is Happiness? : SHORT STORY #7. Nonfiction series #1- #60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Life is full of surprises, both big and small unexpected stressful events. They are occurring many times a day and every day. These events challenge people’s knowledge, creativity, and skills and test their...

Air Battle for Burma: Allied Pilots' Fight for Supremacy

by Bryn Evans

After a long series of crushing defeats by the apparently unstoppable Japanese air and ground forces, the eventual fight back and victory in Burma was achieved as a result of the exercise of unprecedented combined...

Hitler's Arctic War: The German Campaigns in Norway, Finland and the USSR 1940-1945

by Chris Mann & Christer Jrgensen

'In the past the German General Staff had taken no interest in the military history of wars in the north and east of Europe. Nobody had ever taken into account the possibility that some day German divisions...

Under a Blood Red Sun: The remarkable story of PT boats in the Philippines and the rescue of General MacArthur

by John J. Domagalski

During the opening days of World War II in the Pacific, a small group of American sailors in the Philippines were propelled into the forefront of the fighting. They were manned with six small wooden torpedo...

Seven Days of Infamy: Pearl Harbor Across the World

by Nicholas Best

December 7, 1941: One of those rare days in world history that people remember exactly where they were, what they were doing, and how they felt when they heard the news.

Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, and James...

The Flying Man: Hugo Junkers and the Dream of Aviation

by Richard Byers

Hugo Junkers (1859–1935) was a German engineer and aircraft designer generally credited as the pioneer of all-metal airplanes. His company, Junkers Flugzeug- und Motorenwerke AG, more commonly referred to...

The Unknown Courier

by Ian Colvin

On 30 April 1943, the drowned corpse of Major William Martin washed up on the coast of Spain. In what appeared to be a stroke of grave misfortune for the British, he was found to be carrying top-secret plans...

To So Few - In the Beginning

by Cap Parlier

Former Marine aviator and author Cap Parlier created an intriguing story of a young Kansas boy who develops exceptional skills as a pilot and hunter.  His mentor helps him join the Royal Air Force on the eve...

Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II

by Michael Ashcroft

Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II will tell the true, action-packed stories behind more than 50 awards of the VC, Britain and the Commonwealth’s most prestigious gallantry medal for courage in the face of the...

Miss Fortune's Last Mission: Uncovering a Story of Sacrifice and Survival

by Bill Boyce & John Hartley Torrison

Twenty-five years after his death, I wanted to know the things my father would not discuss about his time as a 19-year-old waist gunner in a B-24 bomber. I found the man who could tell me. He was Ray Noury,...

The New York Times Complete World War II: The Coverage of the Entire Conflict

by The New York Times, Richard Overy & Tom Brokaw

Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II through the original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country's newspaper of record.

The Times' complete coverage of World...

The White Sniper: Simo Häyh

by Tapio Saarelainen

Simo Häyhä (1905 – 2002) is the most famous sniper in the world. During the Winter War fought between Russia and Finland in 1939 – 1940 he had 542 confirmed kills with iron sights, a record that still...

Liberty Lady: A True Story of Love and Espionage in WWII Sweden

by Pat DiGeorge

Liberty Lady is the true story of a WWII bomber and its crew forced to land in neutral Sweden during the Eighth Air Force’s first large-scale daylight bombing raid on Berlin. 1st Lt. Herman Allen was interned...

The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

by James D. Hornfischer

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The extraordinary story of the World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.S. Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global...

Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey’s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17...

Barbarossa 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire

by Frank Ellis

Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's plan for invading the Soviet Union, has by now become a familiar tale of overreach, with the Germans blinded to their coming defeat by their initial victory, and the Soviet Union...

When the Moon Rises: Escape and Evasion Through War-torn Italy

by Tony Davies

In the face of the advancing Allied forces, Italy capitulated in September 1943, leaving thousands of Allied prisoners of war held in camps around the country to fend for themselves. Amongst those prisoners...