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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
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Wings Of Courage by Jack D Stovall
Wings Of Courage
by Jack D Stovall
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A historical novel about Captain John West, who was a pilot of a B-26 Marauder medium bomber in the 397th Bomb Group, 9th Army Air Force in World War II. My father was a navigator in a B-26 in the 496th Squadron, 344th Bomb Group, 9th Army Air Force, ...more
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The Prince in the Heather by Eric Linklater
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This book is the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie being on the run following the Battle of Culloden in April 1746 until he left Scotland on a French ship in September 1746. Despite a price on his head of 30,000 pounds, he eluded capture thanks to many ...more
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The Prince in the Heather by Eric Linklater
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Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free by Alexander Jefferson
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This book is a quick but enjoyable read. Alexander Jefferson grew up in Detroit. He was a member of the 332nd Fighter Group, also known as the Tuskegee Airmen. This fighter group was renowned for never losing one of the bombers they escorted to enemy ...more
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Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free by Alexander Jefferson
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Flying Tigers by Daniel Ford
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A pretty objective history of Claire Chennault and the American Volunteer Group (better known as the Flying Tigers) that he & others recruited to fly for Nationalist China against Japan prior to Pearl Harbor in both China & Burma (most of the ...more
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Flying Tigers by Daniel Ford
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The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
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In December 1941, the leading museum officials in the United States met to consider not only how to protect art treasures in the United States but also how to protect art treasures & monuments in Nazi occupied Europe and how to recover art treasu ...more
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