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Japan 1941
Japan 1941
Written by Eri Hotta
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ISBN: 9780385350518
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Japan 1941
Countdown to Infamy
Written by Eri Hotta


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

When Japan launched hostilities against the United States in 1941, argues Eri Hotta, its leaders, in large part, understood they were entering a...

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We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
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ISBN: 9780812984842
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535175
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
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ISBN: 9780385535182
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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The Book of Gun Trivia
The Book of Gun Trivia
Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782007692
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The Book of Gun Trivia
Essential Firepower Facts
Written by Gordon L. Rottman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $14.95

From muskets to the Winchester '76, Mauser, Colt M1911, Thompson submachine gun, MG42, Browning .50 machine gun, M1 Garand, M16, AK47, FNFAL, and Galil rifles, The Little Book of Gun Trivia brings together fascinating facts and little-known details of some of the world's key firearms. 

Offering a step by step guide through... Read more >
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Hitler's Elite
Hitler's Elite
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782000884
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Hitler's Elite
The SS 1939-45
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $40.00

The Third Reich's Waffen-SS defended Nazi Germany's Eastern & Western Fronts, and the Allgemeine-SS ran Holocaust concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald.

The SS has become the most infamous military formation in history. From its diminutive origins in the 1920s as Hitler's personal bodyguard, by the late war years it... Read more >
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Hitler's Elite
The SS 1939-45
Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $1.99

The Third Reich's Waffen-SS defended Nazi Germany's Eastern & Western Fronts, and the Allgemeine-SS ran Holocaust concentration camps such as Auschwitz, Dachau, and Buchenwald.

The SS has become the most infamous military formation in history. From its diminutive origins in the 1920s as Hitler's personal bodyguard, by the late war years it... Read more >
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Reich: World War II Through German Eyes

Written by James Lucas


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.95

While Allied propaganda would have us believe that during the Second World War the German population were downtrodden workers, with no rights and totally under the power and influence of the all-controlling Gestapo, the truth is somewhat different. While the Allies saw Hitler as an evil to be removed from power... Read more >
SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
Written by Gordon Rottman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782001751
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SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
Sailor, Airman and Soldier Slang of World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

A follow-up to 2007's highly successful FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II, SNAFU covers the slang of sailors and airmen, as well as soldiers.

Military life has always been ruled by its own language, specific sets of terms and phrases that separate the serving man or woman from their civilian... Read more >
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SNAFU Situation Normal All F***ed Up
Sailor, Airman, and Soldier Slang of World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.99

A follow-up to 2007's highly successful FUBAR: Soldier Slang of World War II,SNAFU covers the slang of sailors and airmen, as well as soldiers. 

Military life has always been ruled by its own language, specific sets of terms and phrases that separate the serving man or woman from their civilian counterpart. There is the... Read more >
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US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II
US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Richard Chasemore
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ISBN: 9781780960265
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US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

American experience, from D-Day to dug-in Japanese defenders, went from British Crocodile to E4-7, USMC Satan, and the many POA-CWS (Pacific Area Operation-Chemical Warfare Section) flamethrower tank variants chronicled in this book.

The US Army and Marine Corps experimented with a wide range of flame-thrower tanks through World War II in both... Read more >
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US Flamethrower Tanks of World War II

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.95

American experience, from D-Day to dug-in Japanese defenders, went from British Crocodile to E4-7, USMC Satan, and the many POA-CWS (Pacific Area Operation-Chemical Warfare Section) flamethrower tank variants chronicled in this book.

The US Army and Marine Corps experimented with a wide range of flame-thrower tanks through World War II in both... Read more >
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Commando
Special Forces in World War II
Written by Kenneth Macksey


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $9.95

“Commando,” the history Commandos and small-scale raids during World War II, is a gripping narrative, tracing the actions of the fearless men who served as Allied commandos for the Combined Operations department during the war. Kenneth Macksey offers the details of St. Nazaire, Bruneval, Dieppe as well as the key players...

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The Liberator
The Liberator
Written by Alex Kershaw
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ISBN: 9780307888006
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The Liberator
One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau
Written by Alex Kershaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $16.00

The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War
 
   Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe—from the first landing in Italy to the... Read more >
Panzer Commander
Panzer Commander
Written by Hans Von Luck
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ISBN: 9780804151979
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Panzer Commander
The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck
Written by Hans Von Luck


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2013
Price: $7.99

A stunning look at World War II from the other side...

From the turret of a German tank, Colonel Hans von Luck commanded Rommel's 7th and then 21st Panzer Division. El Alamein, Kasserine Pass, Poland, Belgium, Normandy on D-Day, the disastrous Russian front--von Luck fought there with some of the best soldiers... Read more >
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God and the Fascists
God and the Fascists
Written by Karlheinz Deschner
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ISBN: 9781616148379
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God and the Fascists
The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelic
Written by Karlheinz Deschner


Format: Trade Paperback, 330 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $21.95

Now available in English for the first time, a controversial work that indicts the Vatican for its actions before and during World War II.
 

     In the decade preceding the outbreak of World War II, the Vatican made a devil's bargain with fascist leaders. Anticipating that their regimes would eliminate a common enemy--namely... Read more >
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God and the Fascists
The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelic
Written by Karlheinz Deschner


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $12.99

Now available in English for the first time, a controversial work that indicts the Vatican for its actions before and during World War II.
 

     In the decade preceding the outbreak of World War II, the Vatican made a devil's bargain with fascist leaders. Anticipating that their regimes would eliminate a common enemy--namely... Read more >
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The Avengers
The Avengers
Written by Rich Cohen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151207
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The Avengers
A Jewish War Story
Written by Rich Cohen


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

In 1944, a band of Jewish guerrillas emerged from the Baltic forest to join the Russian army in its attack on Vilna, the capital of Lithuania. The band, called the Avengers, was led by Abba Kovner, a charismatic young poet. In the ghetto, Abba had built bombs, sneaking out through the... Read more >
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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307952332
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $28.00

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives... Read more >
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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
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ISBN: 9780307952356
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.99

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives... Read more >
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Doctor at War
The Story of Colonel Martin Herford: the Most Decorated Doctor of World War II
Written by Matthew Hall


Format: eBook, 195 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2013
Price: $9.95

Doctor at War charts the fascinating account of one man's wartime experiences. Born in Geneva in 1909, Colonel Martin Herford served in the Spanish Civil War, then, on the outbreak of World War II, he saw service in Finland and across Europe as the Allies drove the Germans back to their homeland...

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Aces of the 78th Fighter Group
Aces of the 78th Fighter Group
Written by Thomas Cleaver, Illustrated by Chris Davey
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ISBN: 9781780967158
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Aces of the 78th Fighter Group

Written by Thomas Cleaver
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.95

Eighth Air Force 78th FG flew P-38 Lightning, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang fighters in air combat against German Luftwaffe Me-109, Fw-190, and Me-262 aircraft.

The 78th FG was originally established as the fourth of the P-38 fighter groups that were expected to perform fighter escort in the newly formed Eighth... Read more >
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Aces of the 78th Fighter Group

Written by Thomas Cleaver
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

Eighth Air Force 78th FG flew P-38 Lightning, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang fighters in air combat against German Luftwaffe Me-109, Fw-190, and Me-262 aircraft.

The 78th FG was originally established as the fourth of the P-38 fighter groups that were expected to perform fighter escort in the newly formed Eighth... Read more >
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American Aces against the Kamikaze

Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Japanese High Command realized that the loss of Okinawa would give the Americans a base for the invasion of Japan. Its desperate response to the invasion of Okinawa was to unleash the full force of the Special Attack Units, known in the west as the Kamikaze ('Divine Wind'), in the... Read more >
Blue Division Soldier 1941-45
Spanish Volunteer on the Eastern Front
Written by Carlos Jurado
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of the Blue Division soldiers of World War II (1939-1945). The all-volunteer 'Blue Division' was a formation that allowed Franco's technically neutral Spain to support Nazi Germany's invasion of Russia. Following initial training in Germany, the Blue Division's units were sent to the Eastern Front in August 1941, where... Read more >
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