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Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad
Stalingrad, the bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, cost the lives of nearly two million men and women. It signaled the beginning of the end for the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler; it foretold th…
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Magenta is a harrowing journey into war-torn Sarajevo, and into the blackest reaches of the human condition. The novel follows a journalist, Silva, as she and her team make their way deep into a city …
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A Gracious Enemy & After the War Volume One
Volume One is mainly about the second Indochina war (Vietnam War) and is set during the period from 1770 to 1975. It includes political intrigues in Paris, London, Washington and Canberra. It is told …
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A Bridge Too Far
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Another classic WWII Book This book is a powerful and well documented account of Operation Marker Garden. Mr. Ryan gives a vivid desciption and analysis of why Monty's ambitious plan failed. He covers…
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The Longest Day
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The unparalleled work of history that recreates the battle that changed World War II -- now in a new edition for the 50th anniversary of D-Day.

Newly in print for the first time in years, this is the c…
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The Pacific
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Penguin delivers you to the front lines of The Pacific Theater with the real-life stories behind the HBO miniseries.Between America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General Ma…
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The Last Battle: The Classic History of the Battle for Berlin
The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich.

The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's …
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The Fall of Berlin 1945
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The Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political instructors rammed home the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. The result was the most…
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Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942–1943
The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare. Historians and reviewers worldwide have hailed Antony Beevor's magist…
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D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches
It is the young men born into the false prosperity of the 1920s and brought up in the bitter realities of the Depression of the 1930s that this book is about. The literature they read as youngsters wa…
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Inside the Third Reich
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Written by Hitler's Minister of Armaments and War Production, the man who kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, this memoir gives us as complete a view…
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We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam
Each year, the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps selects one book that he believes is both relevant and timeless for reading by all Marines. The Commandant's choice for 1993 was We Were Soldiers Onc…
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The Forgotten Soldier
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Forgotten Soldier  recounts the horror of World War II on the eastern front, as seen through the eyes of a teenaged German soldier. At first an exciting adventure, young Guy Sajer’s war becomes, as th…
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Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945
In September 1944, the Allies believed that Hitler’s army was beaten and expected the bloodshed to end by Christmas. Yet a series of mistakes and setbacks, including the Battle of the Bulge, drastical…
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The First World War
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The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth ce…
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Citizen Soldiers: The US Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany
From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day , the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the b…
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The Good Soldiers
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It was the last-chance moment of the war. In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq. He called it the surge. “Many listening tonight will ask why this effort will suc…
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The Guns of Navarone
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An entire navy had tried to silence the guns of Navarone and failed. Full-scale attacks had been driven back. Now they were sending in just five men, each one a specialist in dealing death.
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The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
"In a grand gesture of reclamation & remembrance, Mr Halberstam has brought the war back home."--NY Times
Halberstam's magisterial & thrilling The Best & the Brightest was a defining book about the Vi…
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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
Americans call the Second World War “The Good War.” But before it even began, America’s wartime ally Josef Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens—and kept killing them during and after the war…
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Blood Red Snow: The Memoirs of a German Soldier on the Eastern Front
For the German soldier fighting under Hitler, keeping a diary was strictly forbidden. So Gunter Koschorrek, a fresh young recruit, wrote his notes on whatever scraps of paper he could find and sewed t…
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A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
The First World War is one of history's greatest tragedies. In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War red…
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A Gracious Enemy & After the War Volume Two
This book covers the things I was forced to leave out of "A Gracious Enemy & After the War Volume One." When the French forces at Dien Bien Phu were being threatened with destruction, during 1953-1954…
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This Kind of War: A Study in Unpreparedness
Updated with maps, photographs, and battlefield diagrams, this special fiftieth anniversary edition of the classic history of the Korean War is a dramatic and hard-hitting account of the conflict writ…
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Russia's War: A History of the Soviet Effort, 1941-1945
A penetrating and compassionate book on the most gigantic military struggle in world history.--The New York Times Book Review

An extraordinary tale... Overy's engrossing book provides extensive detail…
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The Best and the Brightest
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The Best and the Brightest is David Halberstam's masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy. Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces th…
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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War
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On October 3, 1993, about a hundred U.S. soldiers were dropped by helicopter into a teeming market in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia, to abduct two top lieutenants of a Somali warlord. The action was…
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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
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In his own book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war." John Keegan referred to it in The Second World War as "one of the most arresting do…
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The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (World War II Liberation Trilogy, #3)
The magnificent conclusion to Rick Atkinson’s acclaimed Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World War II

It is the twentieth century’s unrivaled epic: at a staggering price, th…
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Panzer Ace: The Memoirs of an Iron Cross Panzer Commander from Barbarossa to Normandy
A richly illustrated memoir by highly decorated Wehrmacht soldier—“recommended to anyone with an interest in the Panzerwaffe in the Second World War” (Recollections of WWII ).
After serving as a gunla…
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Sword Point (Scott Dixon, #1)
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The Soviet invasion of Iran triggers the deployment of American troops and the fury of modern war, but the stakes are raised immeasurably when it is rumored that Iran is building a nuclear device
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