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Double strike;: The epic air raids on Regensburg-Schweinfurt, August 17, 1943
really liked it
A read that will keep you on the edge of your seat. [spoilers ahead] During the World War 2 era, machinery, including military hardware, ran on ball b ...more
Oct 29, 1999
Jun 27, 2011
Day of Infamy
liked it
The 50th anniversary edition of a truly classic book. Lord's stirring account of the unexpected Pearl Harbor aerial attack has had a powerful effect o ...more
Dec 21, 2006
Nov 14, 2011
The Dreadnoughts
liked it
A fascinating book on the naval arms race between Britain and Germany to see which could build the largest and most powerful fleet of iron battleships ...more
Sep 26, 2008
Nov 28, 2011
The Lost Battalion: A Saga Of American Courage In World War I
liked it
A hard book to put down, this is the true story of how the U.S. 1st Infantry Battalion survived for six days in October of 1918 after they were cut of ...more
Feb 07, 2001
Jan 30, 2012
The Man Who Never Was
liked it
The amazing story of an Allied plot during World War 2 to deceive the Nazis about the likely location of the Allied invasion of the European continent ...more
Mar 23, 2005
Oct 10, 2011
The Seabees of World War II
liked it
A highly interesting history of a vital part of U.S. armed forces in WW2: the Construction Battalions, or CB's (Seabees). Covers their origin, activit ...more
Sep 27, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
A Ship to Remember: The Maine and the Spanish-American War
really liked it
A thorough and fascinating history of the Spanish-American war, starting with the sinking of the battleship Maine.
not set
Dec 13, 2010
The U-Boat Wars
liked it
A fascinating, detailed history of what both sides went through in the Atlantic during World War 2.
Oct 22, 1999
Jun 27, 2011
The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission: American Raids on 17 August 1943
liked it
Similar to Edward Jablonski's Double Strike. See my review there.
Feb 25, 2000
Jun 27, 2011
Incredible 305th
it was ok
Exploits of the Army Air Corps 305th bomber squadron in World War 2. Not quite as interesting a the single person memoirs I've read.
Feb 24, 1999
Jun 26, 2011
Assault in Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Program
liked it
How British commandos kept the Germans from completing their heavy water experiments in World War 2. They may just have saved the world.
Dec 25, 1998
Jun 24, 2011
America Triumphs, 1945
it was ok
Apr 16, 2005
Oct 10, 2011
Big Week!
liked it
Jan 10, 2001
Jul 18, 2011
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