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A Tale of Two Subs by Jonathan J. McCullough
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This book touches on many aspects of WW2 US submarine warfare in the Pacific. It details problems with torpedo detonators, the significant breaking of Japanese codes, documents diving and attack operations and relates personal stories of social inter ...more
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Tiger Force by Michael Sallah
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The Quiet Hero by Gary W. Toyn
"I first became interested in Mr. Wahlen’s story after reading about him in the local newspaper and his efforts for local veterans. I found this slim volume an engaging look at what he did to be awarded the United States’ highest award for valor in..." Read more of this review »
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Last Stand at Khe Sanh by Gregg Jones
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From a suburban living room it is hard to imagine digging a hole into the ground, deeper and deeper, to survive. This book will take you there.
In a very readable narrative, the author paves a journey to the blood, sweat and horrors of the major even
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The Quiet Hero by Gary W. Toyn
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An extraordinary account of the heroism of a young Navy Corpsman who, despite his own serious wounds, displayed continuous courage, as he aided fallen Marines during the daily hell of the battle for Iwo Jima in early 1945.
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A Rumor Of War by Philip Caputo
A Rumor Of War
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In raw unvarnished narrative, Caputo presents a brutally critical account of Vietnam War experiences from his personal observations and perspectives. As he leads us into the dark and dangerous territories of war, we can feel our skin crawling with sl ...more
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Foreign Correspondent by H.D.S. Greenway
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Those Who Hold Bastogne by Peter Schrijvers
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2059 THE WORLD WAR TWO GROUP — 1394 members — last activity 31 minutes ago
A chance to discuss books covering the Second World War, the battles, campaigns, leaders and weapons. Tantum librorum, tam brevi tempore (So many book ...more
25x33 Henning Mankell's books — 24 members — last activity Apr 20, 2015 06:43PM
For all the fans of Kurt Wallander but also of so many other novels of great Swedish author, Henning Mankell.
2188 Genealogy — 278 members — last activity Aug 07, 2015 01:42PM
Good reading for family historians.
17171 Celtic Studies — 129 members — last activity Sep 21, 2014 07:27AM
Celtic Studies for amateurs or armchair readers or Celtic history, archeology, linguistics, mythology ...
25x33 Military Readers & Writers — 143 members — last activity Apr 19, 2015 08:03AM
A place to present current and/or future writing projects related to the military or discuss nonfiction books about the military or war.
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