World War Two
|Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman||Harold H. Brown||
KEEP YOUR AIRSPEED UP: THE STORY OF A TUSKEGEE AIRMAN is a fascinating first person account of a World War Two hero who was captured by the Germans, imprisoned outside Nuremberg, and liberated by General George S. Patton. Colonel Brown tells of his experiences before, during and after the war in his own words....
|Diplomacy and Diamonds: My Wars From the Ballroom to the Battlefield||Nancy Dorman-Hickson||
DIPLOMACY AND DIAMONDS: MY WARS FROM THE BALLROOM TO THE BATTLEFIELD is the memoir of Joanne Herring, the charmer portrayed by Julia Roberts in the film Charlie Wilson's War. The book chronicles Herrings international escapades and glimpses her friendships with Prince Phillip, Anwar Sadat, Margaret Thatcher,...
|The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home||Sally Mott Freeman||
THE JERSEY BROTHERS: A MISSING NAVAL OFFICER IN THE PACIFIC AND HIS FAMILY'S QUEST TO BRING HIM HOME brings readers the harrowing account of siblings, who by coincidence are at the center of planning and execution of some of the most important early battles against the Japanese in World War Two. The story flows from...
|The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II||Winston Groom||
THE ALLIES is historian Winston Groom's account of the unlikely alliance between Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, who despite their vast differences in style and philosophy, managed to lead the Allied powers to victory in World War II.
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|Rescue At Los Banos: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II||Bruce Henderson||
RESCUE AT LOS BANOS: THE MOST DARING PRISON CAMP RAID OF WORLD WAR II is the story of getting 2,000 civilian prisoners of war out of a Japanese camp in the Philippines. Although complete history, it is as exciting as any fiction.
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|Sons and Soldiers The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler||Bruce Henderson||
SONS AND SOLDIERS: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE JEWS WHO ESCAPED THE NAZIS AND RETURNED WITH THE U.S. ARMY TO FIGHT HITLER chronicles the amazing tale of young German men who were recruited to interrogate POWs and were credited with helping to win the war. What poetic justice that these immigrants became heroes for their...
|The Ship That Wouldn't Die: The Sage of the USS Neosho: A World War II Story of Courage and Survival at Sea||Don Keith||
THE SHIP THAT WOULDN'T DIE: THE SAGA OF THE USS NEOSHO - A WORLD WAR II STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL presents an amazing story of a tough ship and an even tougher crew that fought an historic battle in the Pacific and eventually helped bring victory to America.
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|Alone: Britain, Dunkirk, and Defeat into Victory||Michael Korda||
ALONE: BRITAIN, DUNKIRK, AND DEFEAT INTO VICTORY is a thrilling account of the British evacuation of Dunkirk during World War II, as well as the events leading up to the crossing, and the infamous Blitz that followed. In fact, Korda was a young boy in London during the war, and his unique observations and experiences...
|Every Man A Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War||Ray Lambert||
|The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz||Erik Larson||
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE begins on Winston Churchill's first day as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; the same day, the Nazis invaded both Holland and Belgium. Larson describes Churchill's struggles over the following year to keep his empire and his family safe, and to convince Franklin D. Roosevelt that England...