Nearly all the historiography of the Battle of Britain centers around the courage and fortitude of the “valiant few” British fighter pilots who turned back the German bombing campaign against the E
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The Allied debacle of Operation Market-Garden continues to fascinate readers 75 years after the end of World War II.
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The 1936 Summer Olympiad marked pivotal moments in history for world athletes and world politics.
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“The Second World Wars may be the penultimate history of World War II.”
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“Joseph Whelan does a deft job of blending ground and naval actions with the Japanese accounts of the battle, writing a gripping and timely account in time for the 75th anniversary of the l
“a real game changer for the historiography of the Pacific Theater in World War II . . .
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The summer of 1944 was a chain of disasters for the German war machine.
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“an excellent one-volume resource for anyone wanting to learn about the breadth and daring of British special operations in the European Theater during World War II, cover
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