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Rescue at Los Banos

by Bruce Henderson

Rescue at Los Banos tells the mesmerizing survival story of more than two thousand prisoners of war held in the Philippines by the Japanese during World War II—and the elite 11th Airborne Division's remarkable,...


Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor

by James M. Scott

The dramatic account of one of America’s most celebrated— and controversial—military campaigns: the Doolittle Raid.

In December 1941, as American forces tallied the dead at Pearl Harbor, President Franklin...


Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich

by Walter Kempowski & Shaun Whiteside

A monumental work of history that captures the last days of the Third Reich as never before.

Swansong 1945 chronicles the end of Nazi Germany and World War II in Europe through hundreds of letters, diaries,...


Ravensbruck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women

by Sarah Helm

A masterly and moving account of the most horrific hidden atrocity of World War II: Ravensbrück, the only Nazi concentration camp built for women

 

On a sunny morning in May 1939 a phalanx of 867 women—housewives,...


Legacy of the Lancasters

by Martin Bowman

Young or old, everyone has heard of the Lancaster bomber. Such is the legacy handed down by this aviation icon that although it is not the most numerous aircraft ever built - two are still flying today, one...


Taken At Midnight

by Mark Hayhurst

In your quest for respectability I think we can say you have been talking out of both corners of your mouth. One corner talks to your rich backers, the other to your street-fighters.

1931. Hans Litten is one...


17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

by Andrew Morton

A meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler before, during, and after World War II.

Andrew Morton...


Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership

by Susan Butler

A hugely important book that solely and fully explores for the first time the complex partnership during World War II between FDR and Stalin, by the editor of My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence...


Beyond The Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

by Lee Trimble & Jeremy Dronfield

Near the end of World War II, thousands of Allied ex-POWs were abandoned to wander the war-torn Eastern Front, modern day Ukraine. With no food, shelter, or supplies, they were an army of dying men.

The Red Army...


The Last Girl

by Stephan Collishaw

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In the dying days of the last century an elderly poet wanders the streets of Lithuania’s capital, haunted by a terrible secret. For years he has been unable to write, fearful of fanning the embers...


Operation Iceberg: The Invasion and Conquest of Okinawa in World War II

by Gerald Astor

Gerald Astor, author of THE MIGHTY EIGHTH, draws on the raw, first-hand accounts of marines, sailors, soldiers, and airmen under fire to recount the dramatic and gripping story of the last major battle of World...


A Blood-Dimmed Tide: The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It

by Gerald Astor

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


Cherbourg 1944: The first Allied victory in Normandy

by Steven J. Zaloga & Steve Noon

Steven Zaloga offers up a rigorous and absorbing study of the first major Allied operation in Normandy after the D-Day landings - the capture of Cherbourg. Blending expert analysis, specially commissioned artwork...


Mauser Military Rifles

by Neil Grant & Peter Dennis

The history of the iconic Mauser family of German bolt-action rifles is told here in extensive detail. Drawing on first-hand accounts of the weapons in combat and fascinating primary sources regarding their...


US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 (1): Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes

by Mark Stille

Written by US Navy expert Mark Stille, this book offers a unique insight into the Standard-type classes of US battleships in World War II. It provides a detailed investigation into the histories of each of the...


Sea Flight: The Wartime Memoirs of a Fleet Air Arm Pilot

by Hugh Popham

Hugh Popham joined the Fleet Air Arm in the summer of 1940 and was soon in training as a pilot at HMS Vincent and then Yeovilton; thereafter his wartime career as a naval pilot took him to the far corners of...


Stand by for Action: The Memoirs of a Small Ship Commander in World War II

by William Donald

The author of this compelling memoir proved himself one of the most successful small ship commanders during the Norwegian campaign in 1940, and then served at sea continuously throughout the rest of the War.

In...


Double Cross in Cairo

by Nigel West

As part of the infamous Double Cross operation, Jewish double agent Renato Levi proved to be one of the Allies’ most devastating weapons in World War Two. ln 1941, with the help of Ml6, Levi built an extensive...


Going Free: American POWs in WWII Philippines

by Hampton Sides

From Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers, a gripping narrative of World War II POWs on the brink of freedom.

 

The men of Cabanatuan had been held by the Japanese since the Bataan Death March, in increasingly dire...


The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

by Jan Jarboe Russell

The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families—many US citizens—were incarcerated.

From 1942 to 1948,...