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  • The Spies Who Never Were

    The True Story of the Nazi Spies Who Were Actually Allied Double Agents

    The thrilling true story of the daring double agents who thwarted Hitler’s spy machine in Britain and turned the tide of World War II.After the fall of France in the mid-1940s, Adolf Hitler faced a British Empire that refused to negotiate for peace. With total war looming, he ordered the Abwehr, Germany’s defense and intelligence organization, to carry out Operation Lena—a program to place ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Lightning Down

    A World War II Story of Survival

    by Tom Clavin ...
    An American fighter pilot doomed to die in Buchenwald but determined to survive.On August 13, 1944, Joe Moser set off on his forty-fourth combat mission over occupied France. Soon, he would join almost 170 other Allied airmen as prisoners in Buchenwald, one of the most notorious and deadly of Nazi concentration camps. Tom Clavin's Lightning Down tells this largely untold and riveting true story ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • SBS: Special Boat Squadron

    by Iain Gale ...
    From this moment on, you and your men, you don't exist.Formed in the darkest hours of the Second World War, as nation after nation fell before the unstoppable Axis advance, their task was to strike back at an enemy no army could meet in the field. Trained in sabotage and surveillance, they raided deep behind enemy lines, sewing chaos and capturing much-needed Intelligence: codes, documents, ... Read more

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  • The Civil War: The Final Year Told by Those Who Lived It (LOA #250)

    series Library of America: The Civil War Collection #4
    Featuring hundreds of first-hand writings from the American Civil War, this final installment of the highly acclaimed four-volume series traces events from March 1864 to June 1865After 150 years the Civil War still holds a central place in American history and self-understanding. It is our greatest national drama, at once heroic, tragic, and epic—our Iliad, but also our Bible, a story of sin and ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • The Last Ditch

    Britain's Secret Resistance and the Nazi Invasion Plans

    by David Lampe ...
    Novelists, historians, and theorists have often toyed with the question: what would have happened if the Germans had occupied Britain in 1940? Based on years of persistent detective work, The Last Ditch investigates the German plans and the countermeasures undertaken through the specially formed British Resistance Organization. The very existence of this Resistance movement remained a secret for ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Seven Days in Hell

    Canada's Battle for Normandy and the Rise of the Black Watch Snipers

    by David O'Keefe ...
    A riveting tour de force by Canada’s leading military historian about the heroic Black Watch’s fight for survival at Verrières RidgeCentred around one of Canada’s most storied regiments, Seven Days in Hell tells the epic tale of the bloody battle for Verrières Ridge, a dramatic saga that unfolded just weeks after one of Canada’s greatest military triumphs of the Second World War. O’Keefe takes us ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream

    THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘As gripping as any thriller. History doesn't get any better than this’ BILL BRYSON ’A brilliant read … Game of Thrones but in the real world’ ANTHONY HOROWITZPICKED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE GUARDIAN, THE DAILY MAIL AND THE DAILY EXPRESS.The sinking of the White Ship in 1120 is one of the greatest disasters England has ever... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Taking Hawaii

    How Thirteen Honolulu Businessmen Overthrew the Queen of Hawaii in 1893, With a Bluff

    On a January afternoon in 1893, men hunkered down behind sandbagged emplacements in the streets of Honolulu, with rifles, machine guns, and cannon ready to open fire. Troops and police loyal to the queen of the sovereign nation of Hawaii faced off against a small number of rebel Honolulu businessmen—American, British, German, and Australian. In between them stood hundreds of heavily armed United ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins

    From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold USA Today bestselling story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units.Surprise . . . your target. Kill . . . your enemy. Vanish . . . without a trace.When diplomacy fails, and war is unwise, the president calls on the CIA's Special Activities Division, a highly-classified branch of the CIA and the most effective, black operations force in the ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Last Stand of Fox Company

    A True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat

    “The authors of the bestselling Halsey’s Typhoon do a fine job recounting one brutal, small-unit action during the Korean War’s darkest moment.” —Publishers WeeklyNovember 1950, the Korean Peninsula. After General MacArthur ignores Mao’s warnings and pushes his UN forces deeper into North Korea, his 10,000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Miracle in the Hills

    Dr. Sloop and her husband began their lifelong dedication to the mountain people when they rode horseback into the remote hill region of North Carolina in 1909. The conditions they encountered were shockingly primitive. The people had neither doctors, nor schools and were suspicious of medicine and "larnin’." Electricity and running water were unheard of, roads were rough mountain paths and the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Hidden Terrors

    The Truth About U.S. Police Operations in Latin America

    series Forbidden Bookshelf #27
    A “devastating” exposé of the United States’ Latin American policy and the infamous career and assassination of agent Dan Mitrione (Kirkus Reviews).In 1960, former Richmond, Indiana, police chief Dan Mitrione moved to Brazil to begin a new career with the United States Agency for International Development. During his ten years with the USAID, Mitrione trained and oversaw foreign police forces in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • End of a Berlin Diary

    “A vivid and unforgettable word picture of the destruction of Nazi Germany” (The New York Times).A radio broadcaster and journalist for Edward R. Murrow at CBS, William L. Shirer was new to the world of broadcast journalism when he began keeping a diary while on assignment in Europe during the 1930s. It was in 1940, when he was still virtually unknown, that Shirer wondered whether his eyewitness ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Afrika-Korps

    by Ian Baxter ...
    series Images of War
    Afrika Korps is an illustrated record of Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel and his desert troops that fought in North Africa against British and Commonwealth forces between 1941 and 1943. Using previously rare and unpublished photographs, many of which have come from the albums of individuals who took part in the desert campaign, it presents a unique visual account of the famous Afrika-Korps operations ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Jayhawk

    Love, Loss, Liberation and Terror Over the Pacific

    The true story of the B-25 pilot who “fought a personal aerial war to retrieve his family from Japanese captivity in the Philippines . . . stirring” (Barrett Tillman, author of Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan 1942–1945).Born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipina mother, George Cooper was one of the few surviving veteran pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Norman Conquest

    The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England

    by Marc Morris ...
    This riveting and authoritative USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller is “a much-needed, modern account of the Normans in England” (The Times, London).The Norman Conquest was the most significant military—and cultural—episode in English history. An invasion on a scale not seen since the days of the Romans, it was capped by one of the bloodiest and most decisive battles ever fought. Language ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Hitler

    by Joachim Fest ...
    “The best single volume available on the torturous life and savage reign of Adolf Hitler.” —TimeA bestseller in its original German edition and subsequently translated into more than a dozen languages, Joachim Fest’s Hitler has become a classic portrait of a man, a nation, and an era.Fest tells and interprets the extraordinary story of a man’s and nation’s rise from impotence to absolute power, as ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • To Catch A King: Charles II's Great Escape

    How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?In January 1649, King Charles I was beheaded in London outside his palace of Whitehall and Britain became a republic. When his eldest son, Charles, returned in 1651 to fight for his throne, he was crushed by the might of Cromwell’s armies at the battle of Worcester.With 3,000 of his supporters lying dead and ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Tribe

    On Homecoming and Belonging

    We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival.Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians-but Indians almost never did the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • How to Hide an Empire

    A History of the Greater United States

    Named one of the ten best books of the year by the Chicago TribuneA Publishers Weekly best book of 2019 | A 2019 NPR Staff PickA pathbreaking history of the United States’ overseas possessions and the true meaning of its empireWe are familiar with maps that outline all fifty states. And we are also familiar with the idea that the United States is an “empire,” exercising power around the world. But ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Duel

    The Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchill & Hitler

    by John Lukacs ...
    This day-by-day account of the maneuvering between Britain and Germany in 1940 is “a wonderful story wonderfully told” (George F. Will, New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner).During the late spring and early summer of 1940, Hitler was poised on the edge of absolute victory, having advanced rapidly through a large part of Europe—and Britain was threatened by imminent invasion ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Dance of the Furies

    Looking beyond diplomats and generals, Neiberg shows that neither nationalist passions nor desires for revenge took Europe to war in 1914. Dance of the Furies gives voice to a generation who suddenly found themselves compelled to participate in a ghastly, protracted orgy of violence they never imagined would come to pass. ... Read more

    $15.19 USD

  • Messing with the Enemy

    Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News

    by Clint Watts ...
    A former FBI Special Agent and leading cyber-security expert offers a devastating and essential look at the misinformation campaigns, fake news, and electronic espionage operations that have become the cutting edge of modern warfare—and how we can protect ourselves and our country against them.Clint Watts electrified the nation when he testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Ravens: The True Story Of A Secret War In Laos, Vietnam

    Officially the war in Laos did not exist – both North Vietnam and the USA denied they had troops there. In fact, thousands of North Vietnamese were invading the country and pouring down the Ho Chi Minh Trail on their way to the south, and the Americans were fighting a vigorous war against them from the air. The Ravens were the pilots, all volunteers, who flew through heavy groundfire to identify ... Read more

    $5.39 USD