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Battlefront: D-Day Document Pack

By: N/A

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 162774


This pack features a selection of facsimile documents and images that recreate the most crucial day in the history of World War II, allowing the reader to place themselves on the Normandy beaches at the dramatic height of Operation Overlord. The pack contains: a detailed full-colour map of Omaha Beach; a color poster card showing glider troops landing; a draft of General Eisenhower's speech to the people of Occupied Europe on D-Day; the war diary of the Airborne Forces w... View more info

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Battlefront: The Battle of Britain Document Pack

By: N/A

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 162842


The Battle of Britain was the first battle in human history solely decided by air power. This document pack includes reproductions from the National Archives collection including "Pilot Combat Report, "Home Security Intellgence Summary", "Operations Record Book", "Luftwaffe Order of Battle", maps and more. View more info

Battlefront: Waterloo Document Pack

By: N/A

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365090


The crucial final battle against Napoleon in June, 1815 comes alive with the documents within including: “Waterloo Despatch”, “Plan of the Battle of Waterloo”, “Allies’ Declaration at Vienna”, “Officers’ Casualty List” and more. View more info

Battlefront: Somme Document Pack

By: N/A

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365250


In July 1916 the Allied army launched its latest assault on the German battle lines around the River Somme in northern France. The aim was twofold: to relieve the pressure on the French at Verdun and to achieve a breakthrough followed by 'the big push' forward. The battle that ensued was to last five months, resulting in more than a million casualties.Following the success of the very first Battlefront pack published in 1997 (1st July 1916. The First Day of the S... View more info

Forgotten Voices of World War II

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Price: $24.95

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press:

Seller ID: 285864


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Headlines from World War II

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Pomegranate Communications:

Seller ID: K190


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US Army Uniforms: World War II

By: N/A

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Stackpole Books:

Seller ID: 725958


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Fear Was Never An Option

By: Bob Cary

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C3227


They were young, brash, highly skilled and fearless. And they were deadly. Those warriors of the Second Marine Division, who smashed the elite troops of the Japanese Empire between 1942 and 1945, were the ones who fired the first shots and the last shots of the ground offensive in the Pacific theater. They stormed ashore in the Solomons, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. A few were professionals, but most were farm boys, ranchers, college students and tough inner-city ... View more info

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We Remember... the stories of courage and heroism, triumph and tragedy, from the men and women who served their country during World War II from the Antelope Valley, California

By: Dayle L. DeBry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D3182


The Antelope Valley is located in the Southern California high desert, in the western portion of the Mojave Desert, approximately sixty miles northeast of Los Angeles. Military use of the northern Antelope Valley began in 1933 when Colonel Henry "Hap" Arnold, Commander of March Field at Riverside, transferred a small detachment of men to the area to set up a small bombing and gunnery range. The base was in full swing by the end of 1941 and known as Muroc Gunnery ... View more info

Tonetta Lake, A Memoir of My Life in Brewster, New York and History of the Young Settlement through World War II

By: Dolores B. Stephens

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S4372


What do the Phillipse Grant, the Howes' Circus, condensed milk, iron mines, the Great Depression and life during World War II have in common? The answer is contained in this book about life in the small New York State village of Brewster in the Town of Southeast and the County of Putnam. It is where the circus started, where hoboes found sustenance and where the New York Central Railroad built its roundhouse, the place where trains are turned around to head back to New ... View more info

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Those Who Served, Those Who Waited: World War II Experiences as told by the Veterans and Civilians of Brewster/Southeast, New York

By: Dolores Beal Stephens

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S2484


An American must-read! First-hand accounts from Brewster, New York, residents describe World War II invasions, bombing missions, crash landings, chance meeting of friends, and life on the home front. This volume includes a World War II Honor Roll for Brewster/Southeast, 1939-1945; a KIA list for the town of Southeast in Putnam County, New York; and many photographs. View more info

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The Alabama Bomber Boys: Unlocking Memories of Alabamians Who Bombed the Third Reich

By: Donald E. Wilson

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: W4682


Memories of the horrors of war are often sealed forever in the minds of the participants. Alabama Bomber Boys is the story of some sixty World War II veterans who, after six decades, opened their minds to tell today's generation, especially our youth, of their horrendous experiences in four engine bombers in the frigid skies over Hitler's Europe. Through previously unpublished oral and written accounts they discuss the pre-war Alabama culture from which they came, the cu... View more info

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Hometown Heroes: Stories and Insights from World War II Veterans from Southeast Colorado

By: Donna McDonnall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M3837


Donna McDonnall gathered the stories in this book from personal interviews with a selection of veterans living in Prowers County, Colorado. She compiled these recollections to honor those who served, and to give the reader a sense of what the veterans endured. These stories represent the wartime experiences common to all generations of veterans across our nation - veterans who fought in the theaters of Europe, the savannahs of Africa, the islands of the South Pacific,... View more info

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From Pajarito to Lungchow: Memoirs of Photographic Reconnaissance Pilot Stanley A. Hardin

By: Dorothy Simpson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S2455


Stanley A. Hardin, born October 19, 1916, was living in Pajarito, New Mexico when he joined the Army Air Corps. He was sent with the Thirty-Fifth Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron to Kunming Air Base in China. Hardin was returning to his base at Nanning when he was forced down. Miraculously, Lt. Hardin landed his P-38 safely. Soldiers approached the plane. It was a relief to see the white sixteen-point star on their caps instead of the red rising sun of the Imperial J... View more info

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The Other Side of War

By: Eugene Fazekas

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: F2599


The Other Side of War is not a story of battles and heroism-fate stepped in more than once to keep "Fuzzy" out of those situations. However, fate did take him on the greatest adventure of his life. "Fuzzy," as he was called (because it was easier to pronounce than Fazekas), was in the USN Hospital Corps for 27 months during World War II, and for 16 months as a reservist during the Korean War. He was overseas for 21 of his 27 months in the navy during Worl... View more info

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A Boy's Eye View of World War II and Other Reminiscences of Maryland's Eastern Shore

By: Frank H. Pierce

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0886


A warm but extremely accurate account of "home front" life in a small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore during the War. Written as a first-person account through the eyes of a boy with an exceptional memory and a curiosity for detail, this account is invaluable for the historian and any others with an interest in how things actually were at the time—how gasoline and food rationing worked, what it was like to have a garrison of American Infantry suddenly thrust i... View more info

Iron Men, Wooden Boats. The Epic Story of American PT Boats in World War II

By: Howard F. West

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W2537


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Swabby: World War II Enlisted Sailors Tell It Like It Was. A Nation's Grateful Salute to the World War II Enlisted Sailor

By: Jack Haberstroh, Ph.D

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H2362


Open this volume anywhere and share the adventures of WWII enlisted men--swabbies. Enlisted men formed the largest group of casualties of the U.S. Navy in World War II. Far from the public eye, these men were packed into steaming, crowded, almost unlivable quarters, with no privacy whatsoever. This volume is comprised of personal recollections from hundreds of World War II "Old Salts" who came from all corners of the United States to defend their country. These v... View more info

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Florida and World War II: A Personal Recollection

By: Jim Wiggins

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: W4545


Florida held a unique position in World War II, an involvement that went far beyond the enrollment of 250,000 young men in the Armed Services. The Sunshine State was more totally immersed in World War II than any other state, not only because of its precarious geographical location as a peninsula between the Gulf and the Atlantic Ocean with seaports to facilitate shipping, but also because of ideal climate and flat land that would serve well as bases for military personn... View more info

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World War II

By: JoAnne Weisman Deitch

Price: $8.95

Publisher: History Compass:

Seller ID: 60076X


This overview of World War II, the European and Pacific Theatres, includes excerpted documents from key figures and world leaders, the average citizen and soldier, and new reporters. Several documents are compared to the current situation in the world effort to eliminate terrorism. At the back of the book are several documents for students to evaluate on their own.ReviewsThe innovative Researching American History series, designed for less experienced... View more info