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Their backs against the sea : the Battle of Saipan and the largest banzai attack of World War II

Combining grunt's-view grit with big picture panorama (and one of the ugliest inter-service controversies of the war), Their Backs against the ...

The London cage : the secret history of Britain's World War II interrogation centre

This riveting book reveals the full details of operations at the London Cage and subsequent efforts to hide them.

Stanley Johnston's blunder : the reporter who spilled the secret behind the U.S. Navy's victory at Midway

This book chronicles the activity of Chicago Tribune war correspondent Stanley Johnston aboard the carrier Lexington and the transport ship ...

Liberty or death : the French Revolution

In this provocative new history, Peter McPhee draws on a lifetime's study of eighteenth-century France and Europe to create an entirely fresh ...

The empire must die : Russia's revolutionary collapse, 1900-1917

From Tolstoy to Lenin, from Diaghilev to Stalin, The Empire Must Die is a tragedy of operatic proportions with a cast of characters that ranges ...

African Kaiser : General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in Africa, 1914-1918

But mostly it is the story of von Lettow-Vorbeck the only undefeated German commmander in the field during World War I, and the last to surrender ...

Battle hardened : an infantry officer's harrowing journey from D-Day to VE Day

At the time, he wanted to prove his mettle in battle-he had long since done that. Now he had command of a rifle company because he had that ...

The 1st (US) Infantry Division : [North Africa, Sicily, Normandy, the Bulge, Germany]

The illustrated story of the most famous of US Army Divisions in WW2, from North Africa to Germany, and that of its outstanding generals, such ...

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