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....
|Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival||Tom Clavin||
LIGHTNING DOWN: A WORLD WAR TWO STORY OF SURVIVAL is precisely what the title suggests. When a P-38 Lightning pilot is shot down in 1944 over occupied France, his Nazi captors take him to the imfamous Buchenwald prison where he is tortured and put through living hell. He is then sentenced to execution by Hitler,...
|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 Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War||Malcolm Gladwell||
THE BOMBER MAFIA: A DREAM, A TEMPTATION, AND THE LONGEST NIGHT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR is best described in what one critic called "an everything-you-thought-you-knew-was-wrong page-turner. Malcolm Gladwell's genius for research and insight was never more powerful than this story that pits technology against the moral compass...
|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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|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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|Every Man A Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War||Ray Lambert||
|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...