World War Two

Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper's Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, and Heroism in the Last Days of World War II Henry Langrehr

WHATEVER IT TOOK is a one of a kind memoir of one paratrooper's drop on D-Day and his couragous struggle to survive. After landing in Sainte-Mère-Église under heavy anti-aircraft fire, his unit suffered numerous casualties, but kept the advancing German tanks at bay. However, he was taken prisoner on June 29, spending...

Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Charles Marsh

STRANGE GLORY: A LIFE OF DIETRICH BONHOEFFER is the powerful and inspirational story of a German pastor who stood up to Hitler and was executed.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Charles Marsh in Birmingham. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing...

Undefeated: From Battle to Basketball Jim Noles

UNDEFEATED is the tale of the 1944 West Point basketball team's perfect season and the young men who played until the season was over and then served their country in WWII.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Jim Noles on the title page at the store.  It is a new and mint, unread...

When Winning was Everything: Alabama Football Players in World War II Delbert Reed

WHEN WINNING WAS EVERYTHING is a collection of the many stories of the Alabama Crimson Tide football players who served during World War II, including six players who joined up at halftime during a game and even the late, great Paul "Bear" Bryant. 

 

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All of Us Fought the War: The University of Alabama and Its Men and Women in World War II Delbert Reed

ALL OF US FOUGHT THE WAR relates the stories and sacrifices of some of the nearly 10,000 men and women with ties to the University of Alabama who served in the United States military during World War II. Some 350 of them died during the war, and many more were wounded or were detained in prisoner of war camps as well...

I Marched With Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside One of the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals Frank Sisson

I MARCHED WITH PATTON is an extraordinary first hand recounting of one soldier's time under Patton's command in World War II. Sisson's story begins in rural Oklahoma, where we grew up in the shadow of the Great Depression. In 1944 he enlisted in the US Army at 18, he was deployed to France with Patton's Third Army,...

The Pacific War Trilogy Ian W. Toll

THE PACIFIC WAR TRILOGY is a prize-winning and best-selling trilogy that is the first complete history of the Pacific War in more than twenty-five years, and the first multivolume history of the Pacific naval war in over fifty years. Remarkably insightful and masterfully written, this is the new definitive history of...

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World Chris Wallace

COUNTDOWN 1945 begins on April 12, 1945, the day of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death, and follows the new president Harry Truman as he winds down the war in Europe and wrestles with the newly discovered knowledge of the atomic bomb. Over the 116 days between FDR's passing and the end of the war in Japan, Wallace...