Military History & Affairs

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World War II Map by Map is a delight to leaf through and is highly recommended for those desiring a pictorial introduction to World War II.”

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“another instance of the dedication and sacrifice made by our Greatest Generation.

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American involvement in Southeast Asia was bigger than Vietnam. Indeed, US forces were spread out between South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.

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A year before the more famous “bridge too far” at Arnhem in The Netherlands, the “Red Devils” of the British Parachute Regiment traded blows with the “Green Devils” of the German Fallschirmjaeg

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“a fascinating account of spies and counter-spies during the Civil War . . .”

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"Delgado writes as high adventure . . . a clear and entertaining narrative but [one that] also makes profound observations on what war on water means."

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Talty’s narrative is engrossing and well told. This is an inspiring work about courage in the face of unbelievable odds.”

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“a comprehensive and readable narrative of the Army’s critical role in achieving victory over Japan.”

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“George Marshall lived by a moral code and never strayed from it. That was the key to his greatness.”

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“should serve as a stark warning of the deadly combination of extreme politics and military prowess . . .”

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“a highly readable account of the Allied effort to not only get ashore on the continent of Europe, but stay ashore and liberate Europe.”

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“As a reference work, Desmarais’ study succeeds in its intended purpose.”

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"Ghost Ships grabs the reader with action from the beginning and keeps the adventure going throughout."

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"Scholars of Mayhem has more adventure than an Alister McLean novel even though it is nonfiction!"

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“Nagorski provides a compelling narrative of the war’s major events, developments, and personalities in 1941.”

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“a first-rate effort with enough detail to capture the history combined with a sharp pace and magnificent artwork.

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“Shelley Emling . . . brings Bernadotte to life. Written in an unpretentious style, it portrays close up the . . . most modest of men.

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"Rigby tells an exciting tale with action coming in right away in the first chapters."

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“Detailed and comprehensive, Countdown to D-Day should be a standard work on what the Germans did and did not accomplish to meet ‘The Longest Day.’”

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“tells the forgotten story of this airborne operation, one of the more complex operations in World War II . . .”

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“Kershaw does a marvelous job of making these stories seem fresh and real to a new generation of readers.”

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“an engaging overview of these highly trained warriors.”

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“Hitler’s Death represents a useful contribution to the neverending literature dealing in some way with the life and death of this most despicable of human beings.

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“What if the CIA didn’t really want the NSA to find the source of the devastating leaks?

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