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Deceptions of World War II

by William B. Breuer

Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer

"A first-class historian."

-The Wall Street Journal

Top Secret Tales of World War II

"A book for rainy days and long solitary nights by the fire. If there were a genre for...


Enigma: The Battle for the Code

by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

"cracking stuff . . . vivid and hitherto unknown details."-Sunday Times (London)

The complete untold story of the cracking of the infamous Nazi code

Most histories of the cracking of the elusive Enigma code focus...


The Rescue: A True Story of Courage and Survival in World War II

by Steven Trent Smith

Praise for The Rescue

"Steven Trent Smith grapples boldly with several big subjects: the Japanese occupation of the Philippines; the capture of Japan's 'Z Plan' (the decisive-battle strategy for destroying the...


The Air-Raid Warden Was a Spy: And Other Tales from Home-Front America in World War II

by William B. Breuer

Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer

"A first-class historian."

-The Wall Street Journal

Top Secret Tales of World War II

"A book for rainy days and long solitary nights by the fire. If there were a genre for...


The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory

by Thomas C. Hone

The best way for today’s sailors to learn about a battle is from those who fought it. The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes...


Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II

by Joseph E. Persico

All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt’s Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt...


The Battle of Britain: The Greatest Air Battle of World War II

by Richard Alexander Hough & Denis Richards

A definitive account of the three-month air battle in 1940 between the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe.The victory of the Battle of Britain ranks with Marathon and the Marne as a decisive point in history....


We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance

by David Howarth & Stephen E. Ambrose

We Die Alone recounts one of the most exciting escape stories to emerge from the challenges and miseries of World War II. In March 1943, a team of expatriate Norwegian commandos sailed from northern England...


Fatal Decision

by Carlo D'Este

Fatal Decision is a powerful, dramatic, moving, and ultimately definitive narrative of one of the most desperate campaigns of World War II. In the winter of 1943-44, Anzio, a small Mediterranean resort and port...


Passport Not Required: U.S. Volunteers in the Royal Navy, 1939-1941

by Eric Dietrich-Berryman, Charlotte Hammond & Ronald White

Before America entered World War II, twenty-two U.S. citizens went to England and volunteered with the Royal Navy. Commissioned between September 1939 and November 1941, they fought in the Battle of the Atlantic...


The Royal Navy and the Battle of Britain

by Anthony J. Cumming

This persuasive study attacks the key myths surrounding the Battle of Britain to revise the relative status of maritime and aviation factors in the defense of Britain. Without denigrating the heroism of the...


Racing the Sunrise: The Reinforcement of America's Pacific Outposts, 1941-1942

by Glen M. Williford

Glen Williford lends new insight into the reasons for America s relatively quick comeback from the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the first time, he tells the complete story of American efforts to build and reinforce...


Big Guns and Brave Men: Mobile Artillery Observers and the Battle for Okinawa

by Rodney Earl Walton

Although it was the largest and final battle of the Pacific War, the Battle for Okinawa has long been overshadowed by other dramatic events in 1945. The books that have been written about it emphasize the role...


The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China

by Jack Samson

The Flying Tigers and the U.S. Fourteenth will be the subject of a huge upcoming film from IMAX and director John Woo. The film is scheduled to start shooting in spring 2011 with no firm release date stated...


Shockwave

by Stephen Walker

A riveting, minute-by-minute account of the momentous event that changed our world forever

On a quiet Monday morning in August 1945, a five-ton bomb—dubbed Little Boy by its creators—was dropped from an American...


Rough War

by Walt Shiel & Walter J. Boyne

Rough War: Finalist in the 2012 USA Best Book Awards in the Military History category and Finalist in the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Military category!

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"One of the most unusual...


The Marcel Network: How One French Couple Saved 527 Children from the Holocaust

Erich Raeder: Admiral of the Third Reich

by Keith Bird

From 1928 to 1943, Erich Raeder led the German navy during the last turbulent years of the Weimar Republic, the rise of Hitler, and through World War II, yet until now there has not been a full-length biography...


You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger

by Roger Hall

With a sharp eye and wry wit, Roger Hall recounts his experiences as an American Army officer assigned to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. First published in 1957 to critical and popular...


On the Warpath in the Pacific: Admiral Jocko Clark and the Fast Carriers

by Clark Reynolds

When J.J. Clark graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at the end of World War I he was ready to be a pioneer in one of the great transformations of the U.S. Navy in the twentieth century - the change from a...