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  • Rising Son: A US Soldier's Secret and Heroic Role in World War II

    The remarkable story of a Japanese American who served in a top-secret team in World War II that coaxed Japanese Imperial soldiers from their bunkers on the front lines of the war in the Pacific.Masao Abe was a second-generation Japanese American who was swept up in the momentum of history during World War II. Born in southern California but educated as a teenager in Japan during the 1930s, he returned to the US and was drafted into the US Army. As he completed basic training, the attack on Pearl Harbor put his military career in limbo because ...

    • ASIN: 1632172410

  • Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

    Bosnia, Rwanda, Haiti, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria - a quarter-century of stumbles in America’s pursuit of a more peaceful and just world. American military interventions have cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, yet we rarely manage to enact positive and sustainable change. In Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World, ambassador and global conflict leader Rick Barton uses a mix of stories, history, and analysis for a transformative approach to foreign affairs and offers concrete and attainable solutions for the ...

    • ASIN: 1538113007

  • Masao: A Nisei Soldier's Secret and Heroic Role in World War II

    He couldn't speak of his secret role in World War II for thirty years after the war ended. Now in his nineties, the elderly soldier narrates his unique and untold story about World War II and it changes the interviewer's life forever. In 1941, Masao was drafted in the U.S. Army and would eventually be recruited into the highly secret Military Intelligence Service. Unlike many other M.I.S. soldiers, Masao was deployed to the South Pacific where he fought on the ground, on the front line, in three battles earning a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart....

    • ASIN: 0692575588

  • World War Two: Against The Rising Sun (Campfire Graphic Novels)

    Campfire's World War II: Against The Rising Sun focuses on the war in the East, through the eyes of the servicemen and civilians on both sides of the conflict. From the invasion of Manchuria by Japan in 1937, right through to the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we witness the end of the British Empire, the rise and fall of Japan and destruction the likes of which the world must never know again.While authoritative texts on World War Two often tend to focus disproportionately on the European theater of war, the Pacific th...

    • ASIN: 9381182051
    • Brand: Jason Quinn

  • MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific

    A Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course of World War II. MACARTHUR AT WAR will go deeper into this transformative period of his life than previous biographies, drilling into the military strategy that Walter R. Borneman is so skilled at conveying, and exploring how personality and ego...

    • ASIN: 0316405329
    • Brand: Little Brown and Company

  • The Alice Network: A Novel

    Featuring an exclusive excerpt from Kate Quinn's next incredible historical novel, THE HUNTRESS NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER#1 GLOBE AND MAIL HISTORICAL FICTION BESTSELLEROne of NPR's Best Books of the Year!One of Bookbub's Biggest Historical Fiction Books of the Year!Reese Witherspoon Book Club Summer Reading Pick!The Girly Book Club Book of the Year!A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, Parade, Library Journal, Goodreads, Liz and Lisa, and BookBub In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Q...

    • ASIN: B01LZFL63S

  • Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II

    The New York Times Bestseller by the Author of A Man Called IntrepidIdeal for fans of Nancy Wake, Virginia Hall, The Last Goodnight by Howard Blum, The Woman Who Smashed Codes, The Wolves at the Door by Judith Pearson, and similar worksShares the story of Vera Atkins, legendary spy and holder of the Legion of HonorWritten by William Stevenson, the only person whom she trusted to write her biographyShe was stunning. She was ruthless. She was brilliant and had a will of iron. Born Vera Maria Rosenberg in Bucharest, she became Vera Atkins. William...

    • ASIN: 1611452317
    • Brand: Arcade

  • Joining the War at Sea 1939-1945: A Destroyer's Role in World War II Naval Convoys and Invasion Landings

    Franklyn E. Dailey. Jr. takes the reader back to two challenging U.S. Navy missions in World War II. First, he offers a participant's view of the defense of convoys against German U-boats. Then, as his destroyer's primary mission changed, he brings the reader to a live-action view of five amphibious landing force operations - Casablanca, Sicily, Salerno, Anzio and Southern France. Churchill and Roosevelt had made defeat of Germany a priority ahead of the defeat of Japan. For Normandy to be successful, the Allies had to assure a supply line to t...

    • ASIN: 0966625153
    • Brand: Brand: Dailey International Publishers

  • D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The dramatic, untold true story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain’s elite spy agency to help pave the way for Allied victory in World War II“Gripping. Spies, romance, Gestapo thugs, blown-up trains, courage, and treachery (lots of treachery)—and all of it true.”—Erik Larson, author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake In 1942, the Allies were losing, Germany seemed unstoppable, and every able man in England was on the front lines. To “set Europe ablaze,” in the words of Winsto...

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  • The Spoils of World War II: The American Military's Role in the Stealing of Europe's Treasures

    Revealing America's acquisition of European art, china, pottery, and furniture after the fall of the Third Reich, an account of greed and pillage names responsible military figures, cites unethical court proceedings, and recounts the lost items.

    • ASIN: 1559722371
    • Brand: Brand: Birch Lane Pr

  • Luftwaffe over America: The Secret Plans to Bomb the United States in World War II

    The plans that Nazi Germany had to raid and bomb New York and the eastern seabord are revealed in this book. They depended upon the use of transoceanic aircraft, such as the six-engined Ju 390, Me 264 or Ta 400, but the Third Reich was unable to produce these machines in sufficient numbers. If the Soviet Union had been conquered, however, these plans would have become a reality. With the seizure of vital resources from the Soviet Union the Wehrmacht would have had enough fuel and material to mass-produce giant bomber aircraft: it was a near-run...

    • ASIN: 185367608X

  • Storm Clouds over the Pacific, 1931-1941 (War in the Far East)

    War in the Far East is a trilogy of books comprising a general history of the war against Japan; unlike other histories it expands the narrative beginning long before Pearl Harbor and encompasses a much wider group of actors to produce the most complete narrative yet written and the first truly international treatment of the epic conflict. Peter Harmsen uses his renowned ability to weave together complex events into an entertaining and revealing narrative, including facets of the war that may be unknown to many readers of WWII history, such as ...

    • ASIN: 1612004806

  • The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERNPR Best Book of 2017 “Not all superheroes wear capes, and Elizebeth Smith Friedman should be the subject of a future Wonder Woman movie.” — The New York TimesJoining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving puzzles that unmasked Nazi spies and helped win World War II.In 1916, at the h...

    • ASIN: B01M0EOI6I

  • Wisconsin's Flying Trees in World War II: A Victory for American Forest Products and Allied Aviation

    Wisconsin's trees heard "Timber " during World War II, as the forest products industry of the Badger State played a key role in the Allied aerial campaign. It was Wisconsin that provided the material for the De Havilland Mosquito, known as the "Timber Terror," while the CG-4A battle-ready gliders, cloaked in stealthy silence, carried the 82nd and 101st Airborne into fierce fighting throughout Europe and the Pacific. Sara Witter Connor follows a forgotten thread of the American war effort, celebrating the factory workers, lumberjacks, pilots and...

    • ASIN: 1626193509

  • American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II

    From New York Times bestselling author Jonathan W. Jordan—author of Brothers, Rivals, Victors—comes the intimate true story of President Franklin Roosevelt’s inner circle of military leadership, the team of rivals who shaped World War II and America.“Superbly written, well researched, and highly interesting.”—Jean Edward Smith, New York Times bestselling author of FDR and Eisenhower in War and Peace After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States was wakened from its slumber of isolationism. To help him steer the nation th...

    • ASIN: 0451414578

  • GI Jews: Jewish Americans In World War II (DVD)

    GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II - GI JEWS: JEWISH AMERICANS IN WORLD WAR II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who fought in World War II. In their own words,

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  • WWII: America Strikes! Rare Propaganda Films of World War II (DVD)

    Originally released in 1943.

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  • A World on Fire : Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War

    In this brilliant narrative, Foreman tells the fascinating story of the American Civil War--and the major role played by Britain and its citizens in that epic struggle. Foreman reveals the decisions, personal triumphs, and sacrifices

    • UPC: 19603317
    • Rating: 4.2

  • Freedom's Forge : How American Business Produced Victory in World War II

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Remarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United

    • UPC: 22266425
    • Rating: 4.25

  • Aces High : The Heroic Saga of the Two Top-Scoring American Aces of World War II

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    • Rating: 3.0

  • So Close to Home : A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II

    A true story of men and women pitted against the sea during World War II--and an unforgettable portrait of the determination of the human

    • UPC: 55675838
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The Tango War : The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II

    One of WW2 Reads "Top 20 Must-Read WWII Books of 2018" - A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of September - One of The Progressive's "Favorite Books of 2018" "Masterful...not only filled with engrossing history

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    • Rating: 4.0

  • Our Mothers' War : American Women at Home and at the Front During World War II

    A tribute to the contributions of women during World War II examines how the war transformed traditional women's roles, drawing on letters, diaries, and interviews to describe the experiences of nurses, factory employees, the military's

    • UPC: 3340542
    • Rating: 5.0

  • American Experience: War of the Worlds (DVD)

    Relive Orson Welles' infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned. The film examines the elements that made America ripe for the hoax: America's longtime fascination with life on Mars; the

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  • Left for Dead at Nijmegen : The True Story of an American Paratrooper in World War II

    The true story of an American paratrooper who had a unique encounter during Operation Market Garden and his experiences as a

    • UPC: 657636622
    • Rating: 5.0

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