THE WORLD WAR TWO GROUP

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Spitfire Pilot: A Personal Account of the Battle of Britain
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Start date
June 29, 2020
Discussion
GROUP & BUDDY READS
Why we're reading this
MIKE'S BATTLE OF BRITAIN THEME BOOK:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...…more
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The Other Battle of Britain: 1940 - Bomber Command's Forgotten Summer
by
Start date
July 4, 2020
Discussion
GROUP & BUDDY READS
Why we're reading this
MODERATOR'S BOOK FOR THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN THEME:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...…more
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+ BOOK DISCUSSIONS
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last updated Jul 11, 2020 02:34PM
So, What Are You Reading?
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last updated Jul 10, 2020 02:38PM
Novels of WW2
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last updated Jun 29, 2020 09:11PM
New Release Books on WW2
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last updated Jun 21, 2020 11:40PM
I'm Looking for a Book on........
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last updated Jun 19, 2020 02:54PM
Advice on WW2 Books
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last updated May 31, 2020 04:19PM
Photo/Picture Books Covering WW2 Subjects
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last updated Apr 03, 2020 02:29PM
Must Read Books of WW2
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last updated Mar 21, 2020 12:08PM
What Book to Read
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last updated Feb 06, 2020 11:04AM
Book that started it all......
By Ryan · 303 posts · 411 views
last updated Nov 27, 2018 12:55PM
Favorite Passages from any WW2 Book
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last updated Sep 08, 2018 02:25PM
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+ LAND, AIR & SEA
Intelligence Operations & Units During WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 394 posts · 329 views
last updated Jul 10, 2020 12:25PM
Weapons of WW2
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last updated Jul 08, 2020 02:05PM
Discussion Area For Books Covering Naval Campaigns & Battles
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last updated Jul 04, 2020 06:25PM
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last updated Jun 25, 2020 05:45PM
Women in World War Two
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last updated Jun 22, 2020 07:53AM
Discussion Area for Books Covering Elite and Special Forces of WW2
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last updated Jun 19, 2020 12:06PM
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last updated May 29, 2020 10:34PM
Partisan Operations & Units of WW2
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last updated May 24, 2020 02:20PM
POWs, Escape and Evasion
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last updated May 24, 2020 06:38AM
The Home Front (covering all nations)
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last updated Mar 15, 2020 01:24PM
Submarine Warfare during WW2
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last updated May 27, 2018 05:58AM
Night Fighter Operations during WW2
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last updated Sep 16, 2016 12:41AM
Showing 10 of 10 topics — 2,637 comments total
+ CAMPAIGNS & BATTLES
Books on D-Day & Overlord
By Josh · 236 posts · 486 views
last updated Jul 10, 2020 02:37PM
Battle of the Atlantic
By Brent · 24 posts · 204 views
last updated Jun 24, 2020 01:21PM
Books on the European Theatre of WW2
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last updated May 28, 2020 10:17AM
Market Garden & Overloon
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last updated May 09, 2020 07:46PM
Books on the S.E Asia and Pacific Theatre of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 790 posts · 416 views
last updated Apr 23, 2020 02:03PM
Books on the Eastern Front of WW2
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last updated Apr 03, 2020 10:00PM
Books on the Mediterranean Theatre of WW2
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last updated Sep 06, 2019 10:08AM
North African Campaign
By Silvana · 67 posts · 303 views
last updated Jun 17, 2018 09:33PM
Books on the Battle of Britain
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 106 posts · 141 views
last updated Feb 19, 2018 03:37PM
Books on The Battle of the Bulge / Wacht am Rhein
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last updated Dec 21, 2017 08:18AM
E-Books and Others - Specials & Sales for Members Notice
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last updated 15 hours, 19 min ago
WW2 Movies & Documentaries
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last updated Jul 11, 2020 02:35PM
The Great War
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last updated Jun 30, 2020 02:39PM
Post 1945 Conflicts
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last updated May 28, 2020 02:45PM
WW2 Collectables
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last updated May 22, 2020 03:52PM
General Discussion on any WW2 Topic
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last updated May 19, 2020 02:28PM
World War Two Poetry
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last updated May 09, 2020 09:35AM
Pre-WW2 Conflicts
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last updated May 08, 2020 06:52AM
Regimental Museums, War Memorials & Other Places to Visit
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last updated Apr 03, 2020 09:04PM
WW2 War Games - Board & Computer Simulations
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last updated Mar 19, 2020 07:54AM
World War II Aircraft in Museums.
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last updated Dec 07, 2018 03:09PM
Music of WW2
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last updated Dec 14, 2017 08:31PM
Members Photos of WW2 Subjects
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last updated Jun 19, 2017 07:13PM
Logistics, Food and the War
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last updated May 25, 2017 10:15AM
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+ GROUP & BUDDY READS
* Group and Buddy Reads
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last updated Jun 27, 2020 09:46PM
2020 - Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary Theme Read
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last updated 1 hour, 6 min ago
2020 - June - 1945: The Drive Into Germany
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last updated Jun 25, 2020 06:18PM
2020 - April - A First-hand account from WW2
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last updated May 20, 2020 05:57AM
2019 - December - Biography of a WW2 figure
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last updated Jan 27, 2020 09:10AM
2019 - September - Operation Market Garden
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last updated Dec 19, 2019 03:51PM
2019 - October - Naval Battle/campaign (on or under the sea)
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last updated Dec 15, 2019 05:51AM
2019 - August - China, Burma, India Theatre
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last updated Aug 31, 2019 06:23PM
2019 - June - D-Day & Battles of 1944
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last updated Jul 18, 2019 10:33PM
2019 - February - History of Armed Forces in WW2
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last updated Jun 15, 2019 04:29AM
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+ WW2 AUTHOR'S Q&A
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last updated Jul 19, 2019 05:25PM
* 17th May - "The First Wave" by Alex Kershaw
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last updated May 29, 2019 11:44AM
Q&A with Tom Young, author of "Silver Wings, Iron Cross"
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last updated May 30, 2020 03:53PM
Q&A with D.J. Lindsay author of "Wren Jane goes to War"
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last updated May 19, 2020 03:57AM
Q&A with Paul Letters, author of "A Chance to Kill" and "The Slightest Chance"
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last updated Dec 18, 2019 10:59AM
Q&A with Sherwin Gluck author of "Private Good Luck"
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last updated Nov 24, 2019 02:59PM
Q&A with Dr. John David Ulferts author of Always Remember - World War II Through Veterans' Eyes
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last updated Nov 15, 2019 02:20PM
Q&A with Stephen Robinson author of "Panzer Commander"
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last updated Aug 21, 2019 08:06PM
Q&A with R.C. George, author of "Lightning Sky"
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last updated Aug 04, 2019 11:00AM
20th November 2012 - "Dog Company" by Patrick K. O'Donnell
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last updated Nov 26, 2012 02:14PM
1st November - "The Liberator" by Alex Kershaw
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last updated Nov 20, 2012 05:53PM
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