World War II

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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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“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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“This is very much a book about war from the perspective of the frontline combatant. It is a story of fear, uncertainty, courage, fortitude, comradeship, and heroism.

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“Hitler’s Last Plot is certainly among the first to bring together a more detailed look at how the Nazis tried to use these people as a means of mitigating or avoi

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The historiography of prisoner of war (POW) publications generally takes the Western or Allied perspective.

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"More adventure comes packed on certain pages in So Close to Freedom than in other entire books."

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"A page-turner illustrated with maps, paintings, and photographs, The Aleutians takes the reader to the action there in 1942 and 1943."

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John Strausbaugh likes to tell big stories about New York—and he tells them very well.

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“Winston Groom’s The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II will hopefully help a new generation le

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“This book does an excellent job of showing the impact of [the] bomber raids on the larger plan for liberating Europe and how the air forces made a major contribution to the eventual succes

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This book can be treasured by history buffs for its fascinating facts and the author’s graceful and engaging style.

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“Andrew Roberts has written the best single-volume biography of Winston Churchill to date.”

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As with many other subjects, one can find a surfeit of publications on the so-called Longest Day—D-Day—and its attendant Normandy campaign.

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As the subtitle makes clear, this densely written book compares four wars, starting with World War II, and attempts to explain why the "strategic architecture," the author's term for the combinatio

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“For students of history, and also for casual readers who simply enjoy learning new and unusual aspects of history, this book is a real gem.

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Should one be inclined to search, there is a plethora of titles published on this subject since the end of World War II.

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Many Americans were shocked last year to watch neo-Nazis marching and chanting racist profanity in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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