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  • Brute Force: Allied Strategy and Tactics in the Second World War

    Argues that the Allies' World War II triumph was due not to leadership, but to industrial capacity, demonstrating that Allied commanders were outclassed and incapable of using their numerical superiority efficiently

    • ASIN: 0670807737
    • Brand: Brand: Viking

  • The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II

    A NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with an utterly immersive, adrenaline-driven account of D-Day combat. “Meet the assaulters: Pathfinders plunging from the black, coxswains plowing the whitecaps, bareknuckle Rangers scaling sheer rock... Fast-paced and up-close, this is history’s greatest story reinvigorated as only Alex Kershaw can.”—Adam Makos, New York Times bestselling author of Spearhead and A Higher Call Beginning in the predawn darkness of June 6, ...

    • ASIN: 0451490053

  • Sea Battles in Close-Up: World War 2, Volume One

    Ten major naval engagements of the Second World War are thoroughly described and analyzed in this authoritative book by two respected British naval historians. This is a substantially revised compendium edition of a series with the same title published in the early 1970s and long out-of-print.

    • ASIN: 0870215566
    • Brand: Brand: Naval Institute Press

  • Eisenhower's Armies: The American-British Alliance during World War II

    An authoritative and dramatic behind-the-scenes history of 'the Atlantic Alliance' during World War II. The Anglo-American relationship from 1941-1945 proved to be the most effective military alliance in history. Yet there were also constant tensions and disagreements that threatened to pull the alliance apart. This book highlights why the unprecedented level of cooperation between the very different American and British forces eventually led to victory but also emphasizes the tensions and controversies which inevitably arose. Based on consider...

    • ASIN: 1605988162

  • East Texas in World War II

    Texas made a remarkable contribution to the American war effort during World War II . Almost 830,000 Texans, including 12,000 women, donned uniforms, and more than 23,000 Texas fighting men died for their country. America's most decorated soldier, Lt. Audie Murphy, and most decorated sailor, submarine commander Sam Dealey, both were Texans. Texas A&M, an all-male military college, placed 20,000 men in the armed forces, of which 14,000 were officers--more than any other school in the nation, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Gen...

    • ASIN: 1531656447

  • Armoured Crusader: The Biography of Major-General Sir Percy 'Hobo' Hobart, One of the Most Influential Military Commanders of the Second World War

    Percy Hobart was one of the greatest military thinkers of his time. Sidelied by the military establishment, he was brought out of retirement at the insistence of Winston Churchill in the lead up to Overlord. Hobart provided the British part of the Allied landing forces with all kinds of unique variants of established military vehicles, specially designed to overcome the peculiar obstacles expected in a beach landing in such hevily defended territory....

    • ASIN: 1904010644

  • United States vs. German Equipment: As Prepared for the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force

    Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. This is a newly-produced reprint of a mimeographed report by Maj. Gen. Isaac D. White, Commanding General, 2nd Armored Division, produced in March 1945 for General Eisenhower at his request after he had seen accounts attributed to armored forces GIs who considered American tanks very inferior in quality to those of the Germans. As an aside he also requested comparisons in other types of equipment such as half-tracks, light tanks, trucks, guns, bazookas, and even clothing and rations. The resulting repor...

    • ASIN: 1468068156

  • An Army in Exile: The Story of the Second Polish Corps (Allied Forces Series)

    An Army in Exile: The Story of the Second Polish Corps by Lt. General W. Anders, C.B. Originally published in 1949 and first reprint by Battery Press in 1981, this book describes the political conflicts which marked the birth of the unit in Russian POW camps in 1942, its training in Iraq under British supervision, and the heavy combat operations in Italy from the battle of Monte Cassino to victory at the River PO. Also covered is the monumental task of the Polish government in exile to find new homes for its men after the Russian occupation of...

    • ASIN: 0898390435
    • Brand: Polish Books

  • War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, 1942-1945

    A harrowing account of an epic, yet nearly forgotten, battle of World War II—General Douglas MacArthur's four-year assault on the Pacific War's most hostile battleground: the mountainous, jungle-cloaked island of New Guinea. “A meaty, engrossing narrative history… This will likely stand as the definitive account of the New Guinea campaign.”—The Christian Science Monitor One American soldier called it “a green hell on earth.” Monsoon-soaked wilderness, debilitating heat, impassable mountains, torrential rivers, and disease-infeste...

    • ASIN: B00W2ZKJ16

  • Divided on D-Day: How Conflicts and Rivalries Jeopardized the Allied Victory at Normandy

    Two historians--one American and one British--examine the ways in which rivalries and personality conflicts among Allied commanders adversely affected the D-Day invasion and its aftermath.In anticipation of the 75th anniversary of D-Day comes this fresh perspective on the Normandy invasion -- -the beginning of the end of World War II. The book highlights the conflicting egos, national rivalries, and professional abilities of the principal D-Day commanders who planned and executed the OVERLORD Operation and its aftermath. Two historians, one Ame...

    • ASIN: 1633883191
    • Brand: Prometheus

  • Report By the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the Operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945

    Report by the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff is the official after-action report of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower. This facsimile edition contains Eisenhower's own observations and judgments about operations in the European theater during World War II, providing not only unique insights into the thinking and character of one of the U.S. Army's greatest military commanders but also an illuminating record of momentous events influenced in large measure by a distinguished Soldier and towering figure in American histor...

    • ASIN: B000L5UUF4

  • Panzer Rollen: The Logistics of a Panzer Division From Primary Sources

    Panzer Rollen provides an insightful look in to the workings of the Military Intelligence Service that was so invaluable in shaping both the strategy and tactics of the Allied forces during the Second World War.Captured German field manuals translated and published by the US Military Intelligence Division are crucial in offering a perception of the intelligence provided to Allied fighters. The two volumes gathered together in this publication were originally published by the German War Office and therefore are particularly valuable, as they als...

    • ASIN: 1473868807

  • The Germans in Normandy

    This account of the D-Day invasion—from the German point of view—includes maps and photos.   The Allied invasion of Northern France was the greatest combined operation in the history of warfare. Up until now, it has been recorded from the attackers’ point of view—whereas the defenders’ angle has been largely ignored.   While the Germans knew an invasion was inevitable, no one knew where or when it would fall. Those manning Hitler’s mighty Atlantic Wall may have felt secure in their bunkers, but they had no conception of the fury a...

    • ASIN: B00BCOW254

  • General Mark Clark: Commander of U.S. Fifth Army and Liberator of Rome (The Generals)

    Although not nearly as well known as other U.S. Army senior commanders, General Mark Clark is one of the four men—along with Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—who historian Martin Blumenson called “the essential quartet of American leaders who achieved victory in Europe.” Eisenhower nicknamed him the American Eagle. A skilled staff officer, Clark rose quickly through the ranks, and by the time America entered the war he was deputy commander of Allied Forces in North Africa. Several weeks before Operation Torch, Clark landed by submarine i...

    • ASIN: 1612001319

  • Report by The Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the Operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945

    Report by the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff is the official after-action report of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower. This facsimile edition contains Eisenhower's own observations and judgments about operations in the European theater during World War II, providing not only unique insights into the thinking and character of one of the U.S. Army's greatest military commanders but also an illuminating record of momentous events influenced in large measure by a distinguished Soldier and towering figure in American histor...

    • ASIN: 1507884842

  • No Greater Ally : The Untold Story of Poland’s Forces in World War II

    There is a chapter of World War 2 history that remains largely untold: the story of the fourth largest Allied military of the war, and the only nation to have fought in the battles of

    • UPC: 14556825
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Introducing...The Sky Blazers: The Adventures of a Special Band of Troops That Entertained the Allied Forces During World War II - eBook

    In New York City in 1939, neither eighteen-year-old Jack “Jake” Jacobson nor his comrade Murray “Duke” Davison had any intention of joining the military. Their sights were set on playing club dates in what Duke

    • UPC: 354238066
    • Rating: 3.0

  • Allied Coastal Forces of World War II, Volume I : Fairmile Designs and U.S. Submarine Chasers

    The major contribution made by coastal forces to the Allied war effort has had surprisingly little coverage in the literature of World War II. Motor torpedo boats, PT boats, motor gunboats, launches, and submarine chasers

    • UPC: 636835080

  • Introducing the Sky Blazers : The Adventures of a Special Band of Troops That Entertained the Allied Forces During World War II

    Soldiers who formed a comedy and musical troupe dodge bullets during World War

    • UPC: 10808118
    • Rating: 3.0

  • Fighting Men of World War II Allied Forces : Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons

    Designed to be the standard reference on Allied soldiers in World War II. Covers troops from the United States, Great Britain, Russia, and more. Original photos from museums and private collections as well as specially

    • UPC: 9867019
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Victory in World War II : The Allies Defeat of the Axis Forces

    This attractive and affordable package on World War II details how the Allies built on their sucesses after D-Day on June 6, 1944, attacking Hitler from the West in the coming months, and also chronicles

    • UPC: 52577531

  • Hitler's Italian Allies : Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-43

    This book tries to understand why the Italian armed forces and Fascist regime were so remarkably ineffective at an activity - war - central to their

    • UPC: 10926080
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Supreme Allied Commanders of World War II: The Lives and Legacies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur - eBook

    *Weaves the lives and careers of both generals into one entertaining and educational narrative. *Includes MacArthur's most colorful and inspiring quotes, including his famous Victory Broadcast and Farewell Address to Congress *Includes pictures of Eisenhower,

    • UPC: 905507853

  • Hitler's Italian Allies : Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940 1943

    Offering an innovative analytical cross-section of the Italian war effort, from society and culture through politics and war production, the author provides a striking portrait of the military institutions and regime that failed in mobilizing

    • UPC: 25098190
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Allied Commanders of World War II

    The Second World War, unlike the First, fostered the projection of 'characters'. Thanks to the media, many of the Allied commanders became household names, known as much for their successes and defeats on the battlefield

    • UPC: 348353601

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower - 34th U.S. President & Commander of Allied Forces in WW2 | Mini Bio | BIO

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