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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...


World War II Through the Eyes of Children

by Sandra Brockmeyer Button

World War II Through the Eyes of Children is a series of interviews following several individuals during the late 1930’s and  '40’s, when their youthful lives were shattered, their faith questioned and...


The Bridgebusters: The True Story of the Catch-22 Bomb Wing

by Thomas Mckelvey Cleaver

"He had decided to live forever, or die in the attempt." — Catch-22

The men of the 57th Bomb Wing flew out of Corsica during World War II and bombed vital bridges throughout Italy to sabotage German supply routes....


So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II

by Michael J. Tougias & Alison O'Leary

A true story of men and women pitted against the sea during World War II—and an unforgettable portrait of the determination of the human spirit. On May 19, 1942, a U-boat in the Gulf of Mexico stalked its...


The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb

by Neal Bascomb

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann and The Perfect Mile, a World War II spy adventure set in Norway that draws on firsthand interviews and memoirs of the saboteurs


The Iron Gates of Santo Tomas: A Firsthand Account of an American Couple Interned by the Japanese in Manila, 1942-1945

by Emily Van Sickle

When Manila fell to the Japanese in January, 1942, the Van Sickles were among the enemy aliens taken by the victors to the campus of Manila's University of Santo Tomas, where they were to remain unwilling "guests"...


British Aircraft of the Second World War

by John Frayn Turner

This unique book, now republished, was the first of its kind to be published on British aircraft of the Second World War. Aviation enthusiasts and aero-modellers can see British aircraft as they really were,...


The Battle of Kursk

by 50MINUTES.Com

After the crushing defeat suffered at Stalingrad, Adolf Hitler more than ever needed to lead an attack that would reassure the German people and restore his prestige. To do this, he chose the Kursk region, and...


The Battle of Stalingrad

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On 23rd August 1942, the German army truly believed in its own superiority and had no idea of the fate that awaited them in Stalingrad. However, faced with the unwavering resistance of the Red Army during their...


The Battle of the Atlantic

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At 9:00pm on 3rd September 1939, the longest campaign of the Second World War began. The challenge for the Germans was of the utmost importance: gaining supremacy in the Atlantic Ocean and preventing the British...


The Battle of the Bulge

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Since the Normandy landings, the Allied forces continued to grow, repelling the Germans further and further. But in September 1944, Hitler saw an opportunity to direct a counter-attack. His plan was simple:...