World War II - General
 
 
Title: The Maginot Line Myth & Reality
Author: Kemp, Anthony
Item #: 0465
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NY, 1982. Period photos, diagrams, maps, appendix, 120 pp. Provides detailed technical description of the fortifications and how they were manned and organized for war; details the combat at the line in the Battle of France and the momentary rebirth of the Maginot Line in 1944. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Thunder Below! The USS Barb Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II
Author: Fluckey, Admiral Eugene B.
Item #: 0552
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IL, 1992. First Edition. Endpaper maps, period photos and illus., battle maps, appendices, 444 pp. Under the leadership of her fearless skipper, Captain Gene Fluckey, the Barb sank the greatest tonnage of any American sub in WWII, changing the way subs stalk and kill their prey; the Barb was the first sub to use rocket missiles and to creep up on enemy convoys at night, joining the flank escort line from astern, darting in and out as she sank ships up the column; in one instance the USS Barb, out of ammunition, rammed an enemy ship until it sank. Fine in DJ.
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Title: A Sinister Twilight - The Fall of Singapore 1942
Author: Barber, Noel
Item #: 1138
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MA, 1968. First Edition. Maps, 364 pp. This is the story of the seventy day siege and aerial bombardment that actually began on the same day the Japanese attacked Pear Harbor. Fine in DJ.
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Title: The Destruction of Convoy PQ. 17 - The Story of a Major Naval Disaster of WW 2...
Author: Irving, David
Item #: 1139
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NY, 1968. First Edition. Maps, photos, 337 pp. This is the hour-by-hour, blow-by-blow account of this catastrophic encounter in June of 1942. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Twenty-Five Yards of War - The Extraordinary Courage of Ordinary Men in World War II
Author: Drez, Ronald J.
Item #: 1156
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NY, 2001. First Edition. Photos, 296 pp. The author here retells the heroic stories of America's citizen soldiers at the Bulge, Iwo Jima, Tarawa Atoll, the Philippine Sea among other far flung locales. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Conversations with Major Dick Winters - Life Lessons from the Commander of The Band of Brothers
Author: Kingseed, Colonel (Ret.) Cole C.
Item #: 1224
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NY, 2014. First Edition. Photos, 281 pp. Dick Winters was an extraordinary combat leader, and Kingseed's extended conversations with him tell us why. Mint in DJ.
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Title: War in the Air - True Accounts of the 20th Century's Most Dramatic Air Battles...
Author: Coonts, Stephen
Item #: 1257
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NY, 1996. First Edition. 331 pp. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, this a collection of 26 of the most dramatic true stories ever told of men in aerial combat. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Night Fighters - Luftwaffe and RAF Air Combat over Europe 1939-1945
Author: Heaton, Colin D., and Lewis, Anne-Marie
Item #: 1259
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MD, 2008. First Edition. Photos, ports., appendices, 188 pp. This book examines the historical, technological, tactical and strategic evolution of limited visibility aerial combat as the air forces of Great Britain and Germany dueled in the night skies during WW II. Fine in DJ.
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Title: Alamein - Recollections of the Heroes
Author: Warner, Philip
Item #: 1327
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UK, 2007. Pen & Sword. Maps, photos, 239 pp. These first hand accounts are preceded by a comprehensive introduction, and complimented by numerous maps and photographs. Mint in DJ.
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Title: Fighting With the Desert Rats - An Infantry Officer's War With the Eighth Army
Author: Samwell, Major H.P.
Item #: 1332
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UK, 2012. Photos, 214 pp. What makes this story so different is that it was written as it happened, not at some later date when it could have been embellished; the author did not live to see the end of the war. Mint in DJ.
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