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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 Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII: 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...


Operation Totalize 1944

by Stephen A Hart & Johnny Shumate

In Operation Totalize, Lieutenant-General Guy Simonds' II Canadian Corps launched an attack from its positions along the Bourguébus Ridge south of Caen, striking south-southeast astride the main Caen?Falaise...


F4U Corsair vs Ki-84 "Frank??

by Edward M. Young, Jim Laurier & Gareth Hector

The Vought Corsair was the first American single-engined fighter to exceed 400 mph and establish dominance over the legendary Mitsubishi Type Zero-sen. The Ki-84 Hayate was introduced by the Japanese specifically...


The SBS in World War II

by Gavin Mortimer

The Special Boat Squadron was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit during World War II. Highly trained, totally secretive and utterly ruthless, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in...


The M3 "Grease Gun"

by Leroy Thompson, Adam Hook & Alan Gilliland

Influenced by the German MP 40 and the British Sten, the .45-caliber M3 "Grease Gun†? served as the primary US submachine gun for almost a half-century. Designed to replace the expensive Thompson SMG, the...


Spitfire

by John Dibbs & Tony Holmes

The Spitfire turns 80 on 5 March 2016, and the passion for the RAF's best-loved fighter is running at an all-time high. There are more than 50 Spitfires flying in the world today, and John Dibbs has shot virtually...


Summary of Killing Patton: by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard | Includes Analysis

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Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard | Includes Analysis

 

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On October 3, 1944, Patton’s forces were fighting for Fort Driant, a heavily fortified German...


Summary of Unbroken: by Laura Hillenbrand | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand | Includes Analysis

 

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Summary of  A God in Ruins: by Kate Atkinson | Includes Analysis

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Summary of  A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson | Includes Analysis

 

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A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson is a novel set primarily in England that is about the horrors of war, the joys and challenges of...