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The Flying Tigers

by John Toland & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

During World War II, a group of American fighter pilots roamed the skies over China and Burma, menacing the Japanese war effort without letup. Flamboyant, daring, and courageous, they were called the Flying...


Arnhem

by Iain Ballantyne & Ralph Lister Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

"It was a bridge too far, and perhaps the whole plan was doomed to failure from the start, but we had to try, didn't we?"

September 17, 1944: 30,000 airborne soldiers prepare to drop sixty-four miles behind enemy...


But Not in Shame

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

December 7, 1941--at exactly 7:55 a.m. on a seemingly peaceful Sunday morning, the United States was plunged into the greatest war in history!

What were the events which determined the Pearl Harbor catastrophe?...


A Native's Return, 1945-1988

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

The prominent journalist, historian, and author--an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century--tells the story of his final years.

In this last book of a three-volume series, William...


The Force

by Saul David & Matthew Waterson Hachette Books (September 03, 2019)

A riveting WWII narrative about the group of elite US and Canadian soldiers -- mountainmen, lumberjacks, hunters, and explorers -- who sacrificed everything to accomplish a crucial but nearly impossible mission....


Indestructible

by John R. Bruning & Brian Troxell Hachette Books (October 11, 2016)

December, 1941: Manila is invaded, and US citizen and Philippines Airlines manager, Pappy Gunn, is ordered to fly key military command out of the country, leaving his family at home. So Gunn was miles away when...


Miracles on the Water

by Tom Nagorski & Graeme Malcolm Hachette Books (August 25, 2015)

An unforgettable story of children in wartime, of heroism at sea, and--above all--of courage and the power of the human spirit.

On September 17, 1940, at a little after ten at night, a German submarine torpedoed...


Code Girls

by Liza Mundy & Erin Bennett Hachette Books (October 10, 2017)

Recruited by the US Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as code breakers during World War II.

While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved...


Operation Paperclip

by Annie Jacobsen Hachette Book Group (February 11, 2014)

The explosive, dark secrets behind America's post-World War II science programs from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51

In the chaos following World War II, some of the greatest spoils of Germany's...


Flames in the Field

by Rita Kramer & Kate Reading Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

This is the true story of four brave women secretly sent into the darkness of Nazi-occupied France to carry out Winston Churchill's plan to "set Europe ablaze." Caught in a web of deception surrounding the preparations...


Crucible of Hell

by Saul David & William Roberts Hachette Books (May 05, 2020)

From the award-winning historian, Saul David, the riveting narrative of the heroic US troops, bonded by the brotherhood and sacrifice of war, who overcame enormous casualties to pull off the toughest invasion...


The Force

by Saul David Hachette Books (September 02, 2019)

Hailed as "masterly" (Wall Street Journal), "a monumental achievement!" (Douglas Brinkley), "a mesmerizing read" (Bing West), and "an essential part of anyone's library" (Doug Stanton), The Force tells the riveting,...


Dogfight over Tokyo

by John Wukovits Da Capo Press (August 26, 2019)

From an expert in the Pacific theater of World War II comes the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace

When Billy Hobbs and his fellow Hellcat aviators...


Bringing Mulligan Home

by Dale Maharidge PublicAffairs (May 20, 2019)

Now an Audible Original "THE DEAD DRINK FIRST"

Sergeant Steve Maharidge returned from World War II an angry man. For a long time, the only evidence that remained of his service in the Marines was a photograph...


The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 08, 2019)

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb....


Waffen-SS

by Adrian Gilbert Da Capo Press (June 24, 2019)

From an award-winning and bestselling historian, the first comprehensive military history in over fifty years of Hitler's famous and infamous personal army: the Waffen-SS.

The Waffen-SS was one of the most feared...


Brothers Down

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2019)

A deeply personal and never-before-told account of one of America's darkest days, from the bestselling author of The Admirals and MacArthur at War.

The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 remains...


The Agitator

by Peter Duffy PublicAffairs (March 18, 2019)

This story of an anti-fascist's dramatic and remarkable victory against Nazism in 1935 is an inspiration to anyone compelled to resist when signs of oppression are on the horizon

By 1935, Hitler had suppressed...


Hitler's Last Plot

by Ian Sayer & Jeremy Dronfield Da Capo Press (April 15, 2019)

Revealed for the first time: how the SS rounded up the Nazis' most prominent prisoners to serve as human shields for Hitler in the last days of World War II

In April 1945, as Germany faced defeat, Hitler planned...


Victory City

by John Strausbaugh Twelve (December 03, 2018)

From John Strausbaugh, author of City of Sedition and The Village, comes the definitive history of Gotham during the World War II era.

New York City during World War II wasn't just a place of servicemen, politicians,...


The Death of Hitler

by Jean-christophe Brisard & Lana Parshina Da Capo Press (September 03, 2018)

On April 30, 1945, Hitler committed suicide in his bunker as the Red Army closed in on Berlin. Within four days the Soviets had recovered his body. But the truth about what the Russian secret services found...


Smoky the Brave

by Damien Lewis Da Capo Press (December 03, 2018)

The extraordinary, touching true story of Smoky, the smallest--and arguably bravest--dog of World War II

In February 1944, as Japanese military advances threatened to overwhelm New Guinea, a tiny, four-pound...


Desperate Valour

by Flint Whitlock Da Capo Press (October 29, 2018)

A riveting and comprehensive account of the Battle of Anzio and the Alamo-like stand of American and British troops that turned certain defeat into victory

The four-month-long 1944 battle on Italy's coast, south...


Ghost Riders

by Mark Felton Da Capo Press (October 01, 2018)

It is April 1945 and the world's most prized horses are about to be slaughtered...

As the Red Army closes in on the Third Reich, a German colonel sends an American intelligence officer an unusual report about...


Fallout

by Peter Watson PublicAffairs (September 17, 2018)

The justification for the atomic bomb was simple: it would defeat Hitler and end the Second World War faster, saving lives. The reality was different.

Fallout dismantles the conventional story of why the atom...


Then They Came for Me

by Matthew D Hockenos Basic Books (September 17, 2018)

"First they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out-Because I was not a Communist..."

Few today recognize the name Martin Niemöller, though many know his famous confession. In Then They Came for Me...


The Second World Wars

by Victor Davis Hanson Basic Books (October 16, 2017)

A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian.

World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and...


The New York Times Complete World War II

by The New York Times, Richard Overy & Tom Brokaw Black Dog & Leventhal (October 31, 2016)

Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II as you've never seen it before with original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country's newspaper of record.

The Times'...


Defending Baltimore Against Enemy Attack

by Charles Osgood Hachette Books (December 12, 2016)

From beloved broadcaster Charles Osgood, a poignant memoir about one unforgettable childhood year during World War II.

Defending Baltimore Against Enemy Attack is a gloriously funny and nostalgic slice of American...


MacArthur at War

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 09, 2016)

The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.

World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course...


Indestructible

by John R Bruning Hachette Books (October 10, 2016)

In this remarkable WWII story by New York Times bestselling author John R. Bruning, a renegade American pilot fights against all odds to rescue his family--imprisoned by the Japanese--and revolutionizes modern...


A Crime in the Family

by Sacha Batthyány Da Capo Press (October 09, 2017)

A memoir of brutality, heroism, and personal discovery from Europe's dark heart, revealing one of the most extraordinary untold stories of World War II

One night in March of 1945, on the Austrian-Hungarian border,...


Destination Casablanca

by Meredith Hindley PublicAffairs (October 09, 2017)

This rollicking and panoramic history of Casablanca during the Second World War sheds light on the city as a key hub for European and American powers, and a place where spies, soldiers, and political agents...


Agent M

by Henry Hemming PublicAffairs (May 08, 2017)

The fascinating, improbable true story of Maxwell Knight--the great MI5 spymaster and inspiration for the James Bond character M.

Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history. He did more than...


The Rape Of Nanking

by Iris Chang Basic Books (March 10, 2014)

The New York Times bestselling account of one of history's most brutal -- and forgotten -- massacres, when the Japanese army destroyed China's capital city on the eve of World War II

In December 1937, one of...


Church of Spies

by Mark Riebling Basic Books (September 28, 2015)

The heart-pounding history of how Pope Pius XII -- often labeled "Hitler's Pope" -- was in fact an anti-Nazi spymaster, plotting against the Third Reich during World War II.

The Vatican's silence in the face...


An Iron Wind

by Peter Fritzsche Basic Books (October 24, 2016)

A vivid account of German-occupied Europe during World War II that reveals civilians' struggle to understand the terrifying chaos of war

In An Iron Wind, prize-winning historian Peter Fritzsche draws diaries,...


The German War

by Nicholas Stargardt Basic Books (October 12, 2015)

A groundbreaking history of what drove the Germans to fight -- and keep fighting -- for a lost cause in World War II

In The German War, acclaimed historian Nicholas Stargardt draws on an extraordinary range of...


Tin Can Titans

by John Wukovits Da Capo Press (March 13, 2017)

An epic narrative of World War II naval action that brings to life the sailors and exploits of the war's most decorated destroyer squadron.

When Admiral William Halsey selected Destroyer Squadron 21 (Desron 21)...


Their Backs against the Sea

by Bill Sloan Da Capo Press (June 26, 2017)

In the midst of the largest banzai attack of the war, US Army Lt. Col. William O'Brien, grievously wounded and out of ammunition, grabbed a sabre from a fallen Japanese soldier and flailed away at a small army...


Midnight in the Pacific

by Joseph Wheelan Da Capo Press (July 31, 2017)

A sweeping narrative history--the first in over twenty years--of America's first major offensive of World War II, the brutal, no-quarter-given campaign to take Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal

From early August...


Honor Before Glory

by Scott Mcgaugh Da Capo Press (October 10, 2016)

On October 24, 1944, more than two hundred American soldiers realized they were surrounded by German infantry deep in the mountain forest of eastern France. As their dwindling food, ammunition, and medical supplies...


Dawn of Infamy

by Stephen Harding Da Capo Press (November 21, 2016)

As the Pearl Harbor attack began, a U.S. cargo ship a thousand miles away in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean mysteriously vanished along with her crew. What happened, and why?

On December 7, 1941, even as...


"Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself"

by Florian Huber, Sam Peter Jackson & Imogen Taylor Little, Brown Spark (March 10, 2020)

The extraordinary story of how thousands of ordinary Germans, overcome by shame, guilt, and fear, killed themselves after the fall of the Third Reich

By the end of April 1945 in Germany, the Third Reich had fallen...


Hitler's First Hundred Days

by Peter Fritzsche & Jim Seybert Basic Books (March 17, 2020)

The breathtaking rise of Hitler in 1933 -- and the making of the Nazis

Amid the ravages of economic depression, Germans in the early 1930s were pulled to political extremes both left and right. Then, in the spring...


Whatever It Took

by Henry Langrehr, Jim Defelice & Mike Ortego HarperAudio (May 05, 2020)

Published to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, an unforgettable never-before-told first-person account of World War II: the true story of an American paratrooper who survived D-Day, was captured and imprisoned...


Night of the Assassins

by Howard Blum & Michael Kramer HarperAudio (June 02, 2020)

The New York Times bestselling author returns with a tale as riveting and suspenseful as any thriller: the true story of the Nazi plot to kill the leaders of the United States, Great Britain, and the U.S.S.R....


Dead Reckoning

by Dick Lehr & Will Damron HarperAudio (June 09, 2020)

The definitive and dramatic account of what became known as "Operation Vengeance" -- the targeted kill by U.S. fighter pilots of Japan's larger-than-life military icon, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the naval genius...


Eve of a Hundred Midnights

by Bill Lascher & Danny Campbell HarperAudio (June 21, 2016)

The unforgettable true story of two married journalists on an island-hopping run for their lives across the Pacific after the Fall of Manila during World War II--a saga of love, adventure, and danger.

On New...


The Last Goodnight

by Howard Blum & Tristan Morris HarperAudio (April 12, 2016)

The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Dark Invasion, channels Erik Larson and Ben Macintyre in this riveting biography of Betty Pack, the dazzling American debutante who became an Allied spy...