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  • Roer River Battles

    Germany's Stand at the Westwall, 1944–45

    An account of the ups and downs of a six-month-long WWII campaign with “a well detailed chronological order of the battles [and] interesting photographs” (Armorama).A selection of the Military Book Club.Following the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead in July 1944, the vaunted German Army seemed on the verge of collapse. As British and US forces fanned out across northwestern France, ... Read more

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  • No Better Place to Die

    Ste-Mère Eglise, June 1944: The Battle for La Fière Bridge

    This “outstanding memoir” of a WWII soldier’s experience at Normandy gives “a fuller picture of what the 82nd [Airborne] accomplished on D-Day” (WWII History).In the dark early hours of D-Day, nearly every airborne unit missed its drop zone, creating a kaleidoscope of small-unit combat. Fortunately for the Allies, the 505th Regimental Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division hit near its drop ... Read more

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  • Into the Dark Water

    The Story of Three Officers and PT-109

    The complete World War II record of one of the most celebrated warships in American history—made famous by her final commanding officer, John F. Kennedy.Fleshing out the little-known chronicle of this patrol torpedo boat under two officers during the swirling battles around Guadalcanal, “John Domagalski brings PT-109 and her crew back to life once again and, in doing so, honors all who served in ... Read more

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  • Hitler's Engineers

    Fritz Todt and Albert Speer: Master Builders of the Third Reich

    by Blaine Taylor ...
    “An intriguing account of two of Nazi Germany’s top architects” and how their work prolonged the war for months—includes hundreds of photos (WWII History).A Selection of the Military Book Club.While Nazi Germany’s temporary ascendancy owed much to military skill, the talent of its engineers not only buoyed the regime but allowed it to survive longer than would normally be expected. This unique ... Read more

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  • British Fighter Aircraft in World War I

    Design, Construction, and Innovation

    series Casemate Illustrated Special
    A vivid pictorial history: “Buy this book right now. It is rare that ISD gives an instant five-star rating to any new volume, but [this] is a rare book.” —Indy Squadron DispatchWorld War I witnessed unprecedented growth and innovation in aircraft design, construction, and—as the war progressed—mass production. Each country generated its own innovations, sometimes in surprising ways—Albatros Fokker ... Read more

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  • Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen

    The World War II Story of Jack Womer—Ranger and Paratrooper

    “Womer reveals his own inside account of fighting as a spearhead of the Screaming Eagles in Normandy, Holland, and the Battle of the Bulge” (Tucson Citizen).In 2004, the world was first introduced to The Filthy Thirteen, a book describing the most notorious squad of fighting men in the 101st Airborne Division—and the inspiration for the movie The Dirty Dozen. Now, Jack Womer—one of the squad’s ... Read more

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  • The White Sniper

    Simo Häyhä

    The remarkable story of the Finnish marksman nicknamed “White Death” by the Red Army for his record number of confirmed kills.Simo Häyhä is the most famous sniper in the world. During the Winter War fought between Russia and Finland from 1939 to 1940, he had 542 confirmed kills with iron sights, a record that still stands today.A man of action who spoke very little, Simo Häyhä was hugely respected ... Read more

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  • A Handful of Hard Men

    The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia

    A biography of a Special Forces soldier who battled the forces of Mugabe and Nkomo, earning a reputation as a military maestro.During the West’s great transition into the post-colonial age, the country of Rhodesia refused to succumb quietly, and throughout the 1970s, fought back almost alone against Communist-supported elements that it did not believe would deliver proper governance. During this ... Read more

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  • For the Boys

    The War Story of a Combat Nurse in Patton’s Third Army

    by NCR Davis ...
    The biography of a young nurse from Minnesota who joins the war effort behind her father’s back. She finds herself holed up treating the critically wounded from the Battle of the Bulge. In December 1944, she blatantly defies discriminatory army rules to save the lives of her patients.A month after her 24th birthday, Lt. Mary Elizabeth Balster collapses among the rubble of a shelled supply room. ... Read more

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  • The Defeat of the Damned

    The Destruction of the Dirlewanger Brigade at the Battle of Ipolysag, December 1944

    An operational history of the notorious Dirlewanger Brigade, culminating in its destruction in Budapest at the hands of the Red Army.One of the most notorious yet least understood body of troops that fought for the Third Reich during World War II was the infamous Sondereinheit Dirlewanger, or the “Dirlewanger Special Unit.” Formed initially as a company-sized formation in June 1940 from convicted ... Read more

    $16.99 USD


  • Vikings

    Raiders from the Sea

    by Kim Hjardar ...
    series Casemate Short History
    A concise history of the Vikings and their time by the Norwegian historian and author of Vikings at War.From the ninth to the eleventh century, Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne and the Franks’ advance in Europe. Employing sail technology and using unpredictable strategies, the Vikings could strike ... Read more

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  • Barksdale's Charge

    The True High Tide of the Confederacy at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

    There is “never a dull moment” in this “excellent account” of an overlooked Confederate triumph during the Civil War’s Battle of Gettysburg (San Francisco Book Review).While many Civil War buffs celebrate Picket’s Charge as the climactic moment of the Battle of Gettysburg, the Confederate Army’s true high point had come the afternoon before. When Longstreet’s corps triumphantly entered the battle, ... Read more

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