World War Two

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...

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...

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II Liza Mundy

CODE GIRLS: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE AMERICAN WOMEN CODE BREAKERS OF WORLD WAR II is a can't-put-it-down war book that has been a closely guarded secret for decades. Liza Mundy used her reporter skills to track down the details and facts that come together like a fast-paced suspense novel. This group of women from all...

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...

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Defender of the Realm, 1940 - 1965 Paul Reid

THE LAST LION: WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL DEFENDER OF THE REALM, 1940 - 1965 chronicles Churchill's life from right after he became prime minister through the war and his last days. Paul Reid joined William Manchester to create this classic, and continued alone after Manchester's death. It is a stand-alone read.

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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 Vol. 1 Ian W. Toll

PACIFIC CRUCIBLE is an amazing account of the first year of the Pacific theater of World War II. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and primary sources, Toll paints a complete and stunning portrait of the conflict on both sides, from Pearl Harbor to the Americans re-seizing the strategic initiative, through examining the...

The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 Ian W. Toll

THE CONQUERING TIDE delves into the period between mid-1942 to mid 1944 in the Pacific theater of World War II, where many of the greatest and bloodiest battles of the war took place. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and primary sources from both the military and the political sphere, Toll paints a complete and stunning...

Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945 Ian W. Toll

TWILIGHT OF THE GODS is the final volume of Ian W. Toll's Pacific War trilogy, beginning in July 1944 at the Honolulu Conference, where President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Pacific Theater commanders strategized the endgame of the war, and closes with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that...