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B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration

by Jerome J. McLaughlin

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration weaves lively narrative and first-person accounts to capture the restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber, from the airplane's arrival in pieces on the back of...


Distant Echoes: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Service

by Jaime Madrid Cortes

Distant Echoes: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Service recalls the events in the lives of Jaime M. Cortes and his family as he served as the Adviser and Expert for developing countries in Africa and Asia for the...


Relics of the Reich: The Buildings The Nazis Left Behind

by Colin Philpott

Relics of the Reich is the story of what happened to the buildings the Nazis left behind. Hitler’s Reich may have been defeated in 1945 but many buildings, military installations and other sites remained....


The Battle for Kharkov 1941 - 1943: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

by Anthony Tucker-Jones

The four battles fought for Kharkov during the Second World War are often overshadowed by the battles for Moscow, Leningrad and Stalingrad, yet they were critical stages in the struggle between the Wehrmacht...


SAS: With the Maquis in Action with the French Resistance: June - September 1944

by Ian Wellstead

On the night of 5/6 June 1944, D-Day, a Lockheed Hudson dropped a small group of parachutists into the mountainous Morvan area of central France. Their mission was to operate as an advance reconnaissance party...


In a Guardsman's Boots: A Boy Soldier's Adventures from the Streets of 1920s Dublin to Buckingham Palace, WWII and the Egyptian Revolution

by Paddy Rochford & Caroline Rochford

When he was just eight years old, Paddy Rochford enrolled at Dublin’s Royal Hibernian Military School, where he was taught how to be a soldier with the British Army, like his father. Soon afterwards, in 1922,...


Fight the Good Fight: Voices of Faith from the Second World War

by John Broom

The Second World War challenged many of the concepts that had provided stability and unity in the world. As totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia attempted to impose their world view on their neighbours, a...


Armoured Warfare from the Riviera to the Rhine 1944 - 1945: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

by Anthony Tucker-Jones

While the Allied armies were deadlocked with the Germans in Normandy after D-Day and even as they broke out and began their long advance, another campaign was being fought against the Germans in southern France...


The Bedford Triangle: Undercover Operations from England in World War II

by Martin W. Bowman

Follow secret operations behind enemy lines in WWII.

The Bedford Triangle portrays the crucial part played by the British Special Operations Executive, the US Army Air Force and the American Office of Strategic...


German Night Fighters Versus Bomber Command 1943-1945

by Martin W Bowman

This new volume from Martin Bowman examines the closing years of the Second World War, as the tide turned against the German and Axis forces. It includes riveting first-hand accounts from German fighter pilots...


Churchill's Legacy

by Alan Watson

Churchill's Legacy describes how Churchill wielded his influence in post-war politics to enable the restoration of Europe through two key speeches in 1946. Having first helped bring victory to the Allies in...


Spitfire Aces of the Channel Front 1941-43

by Andrew Thomas & Chris Thomas

80 years after the Spitfire was first developed it remains an icon of military aviation. Though many associate its victory during the Battle of Britain as the high point in the history of the Spitfire, the years...


Katyusha

by Jamie Prenatt & Adam Hook

Although military rockets have been used since the Middle Ages, it was not until the Soviet Union pioneered the concept of Multiple Rocket Launchers (MRLs) in the late 1930s that they emerged as a decisive weapon....


Operation Agreement

by John Sadler

The Special Interrogation Group (SIG) was the most exceptional of Special Forces. Created to raid behind enemy lines posing as German troops, the SIG was largely made up of German Jews who were all too aware...


British Submarine vs Italian Torpedo Boat

by David Greentree, Ian Palmer & Peter Dennis

As the war in North Africa escalated, Axis war efforts became increasingly dependent on supply lines across the Mediterranean. To try to cut off these lines of supply the British deployed submarines from the...


Into the Lion's Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond

by Larry Loftis

James Bond has nothing on Dusko Popov. a double agent for the Abwehr, MI5 and MI6, and the FBI during World War II, Popov seduced numerous women, spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining...


The Gloster Meteor F.I & F.III: The British

by Phil H Listemann

The Spitfire XVI is one of the Spitfire mark to have been so far little covered in depth. It was actually a Mk. IX engined with an American built Packard engine but otherwise it was very familar to a IX. Used...


The Kamikaze Hunters: Fighting for the Pacific: 1945

by Will Iredale

An extraordinary story of courage, valor, and dogged determination, the vivid account of how a few brave young pilots ensured lasting peace during World War II. In May 1945, with victory in Europe established,...


Summary of Lilac Girls: by Martha Hall Kelly | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly | Includes Analysis

 

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Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly’s debut, is a World War II-era novel based on real people and events. The novel tells the intertwined...


Downfall 1945

by Steven J. Zaloga & Steve Noon

As the final month of fighting in Europe in 1945 dawned the Allies embarked upon a series of mopping up operations, destroying the last centres of German resistance as the essentially defeated Wehrmacht fought...