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An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942-1943,  The Liberation Trilogy, Volume 1An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942-1943, The Liberation Trilogy, Volume 1
Rick Atkinson
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The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is a story of courage and enduring triumph of calamity and miscalculation. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. That first year of the Allied war was a pivotal point in American history, the moment when the United States began to act like a great power. Beginning with the daring amphibious invasion in November 1942, this book follows the American and British armies as they fight the French in Morocco and Algeria, and then take on the Germans and Italians in Tunisia. Battle by battle, an inexperienced and sometimes poorly led army gradually becomes a superb fighting force. Central to the tale are the extraordinary but fallible commanders who come to dominate the battlefield: Eisenhower, Bradley, Montgomery, and Rommel.
     

At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl HarborAt Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor
Gordon W. Prange, Donald M. Goldstein, Katherine V. Dillon
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This is a monumental and definitive study of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. At 7:53 A.M.,December 7, 1941, America's national conciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes targeted the U.S. Pacific Fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor. As intense and absorbing as a suspense novel,"At Dawn We Slept" is an unparalleled, exhaustive account of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor that is widely regarded as the definitive assessment of the events surrounding one of the most daring and brilliant naval operations of all time. Through extensive research and interviews with American and Japanese leaders, Gordon W.Prange assembled a remarkable historical study that examines the assault that sixty years later America cannot forget.
     

 
World War II & the Post-War Years Grades 4-7World War II & the Post-War Years Grades 4-7
Maria Backus
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Give children activities that cause them to think and reflect upon the events of history. This activity book provides challenging topics on WWII and the post war years, including the Allies' strategies, warplanes, the Holocaust, Stalin, VE Day and more. Short summary paragraphs introduce the topic and are followed by open-ended, fill-in-the-blank, essay and other type questions. 62 reproducible pages, softcover. Answers included in the back. Grades 4-7.
     

 
World War II Reproducible Activity BookWorld War II Reproducible Activity Book
Carole Marsh
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Discover the history of World War II through activities that explore the roles of women, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Nazis, the Allies and other groups involved in the war. Short, informative lessons and quick activities will give students an engaging overview of the second World War. 28 reproducible pages, softcover, with answer key.
     

 
Key Battles Of World War IIKey Battles Of World War II
Fiona Reynoldson
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This book examines the battles that determined the outcome of the 20th century's greatest war. Readers will learn: how more than 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches on the first day to D-day; where the "soft underbelly" of Europe was; and how Russian women helped defeat the invading German army. Primary source materials are included.
     

 
World War II - The War That Changed The World - Unit StudyWorld War II - The War That Changed The World - Unit Study
Kim Kargbo

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World War II irrevocability changed the course of the modern world. Take the time to understand the ideologies, causes and giant personalities that worked behind both sides of the conflict in this 8-week unit study. From the aftermath of World War I, to the conflicts in Asia, to the growing ferment of ideas and people that led up to the start of the war, students will see not only what happened, but what eventually caused the Second World War to erupt. Map battles, analyze changing technology, see the effects of a unified home-front, grieve for the sad victims of the war, and craft a biblical perspective on war through a variety of activities and resources. Map-work, timelines, food samples, charts, creative writing and reading are all utilized, creating a comprehensive study of WWII. Grades 4-8; may be easily used by high schoolers. Paperback, comb binding.
     

 
World War II: Discover the war that shaped the modern world - and the history of this global conflictWorld War II: Discover the war that shaped the modern world - and the history of this global conflict
Simon Adams
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DK Eyewitness books give strength to the maxim that "a picture's worth a thousand words." Hundreds of photographs will give you an up-close look at World War II. Learn about the Holocaust, the Battle of Britain, bombing raids, the atomic bomb, women at work, codebreakers, the Soviet Union, D-Day Invasion, the aftermath, and more. 72 indexed pages, hardcover with clip-art CD-ROM.
     

 
World War II Multimedia Collection CD-ROMWorld War II Multimedia Collection CD-ROM
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Save time and take the hassle out of finding multimedia resources for slide shows, worksheets, displays, reports, art projects, and more! Each Multimedia Collection Mac/Win CD-ROM contains hundreds of exportable items--photographs, drawings, documents, video clips, and audio clips. Teachers and students can search by keyword or browse by topic or media type.

A 48-page User's Guide includes thumbnails of all images plus listings of all video and audio clips on the CD-ROM. It also provides illustrated installation and running instructions for both Windows and Macintosh.
     


 
World War II Poster Playing Card DeckWorld War II Poster Playing Card Deck
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Package of cards features 54 color reproduced international historic posters from the Second World War (1939-1945).
     

 
Historic Monuments: National World War II MemorialHistoric Monuments: National World War II Memorial
Julia Hargrove
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Work on the World War II Memorial had finally been started when this book was written, providing families with the perfect opportunity to teach their children not only about the symbolism behind the new monument, but about World War II as well. Limiting itself to events within the U.S., this workbook looks back to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt's addresses to the country, itnernment of Japanese-Americans, and of course, the memorial itself. 32 reproducible pages, with answer key, softcover. Grades 4-8.
     

 
World War II Airplane Spotter Playing Card DeckWorld War II Airplane Spotter Playing Card Deck
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Each card features 3 silhouettes of an Allied or Axis Power airplane, as it would be seen by a ground observer, or from another airplane. Facsimile of a deck first issued in 1943.
     

 

 
World War 2: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today: An Uncle Eric Book, Revised EditionWorld War 2: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today: An Uncle Eric Book, Revised Edition
Richard J. Maybury
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Gain a complete understanding of the players involved in World War II; stepping far away from the glory-filled praises of the Allies during World War II, "Uncle Eric" recounts the atrocities committed by Stalin (who killed twice as many people as Hitler), the British (who hunted Aborigines in Australia and set up concentration camps in S. Africa), and Americans (against Native Americans). Exposure of "Anglo-Saxonism", and Hitler's death tolls of Jews, minorities, and other political dissenters provide a wide-angle view of the Old World Conflict that began after a complex mix of the effects of the Treaty of Versailles and a long history of European conquests. Offering a different perspective on American involvement, World War II presents evidence that Roosevelt deliberately provoked the Pearl Harbor attack, that Hitler was already finished when America went to war, and other reasons why American neutrality should never have been abandoned. 349 indexed pages, softcover.
     

 
Bluestocking Guide: World War TwoBluestocking Guide: World War Two
Jane A. Williams
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Based upon the Uncle Eric Book World War 2: The Rest of the Story and How if Affects You Today, A Bluestocking Guide to World War II provides reinforcing assigments and information to accompany the primary text. A variety of short answer, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, essay, thought questions and other activities are included to provide a full orbed experience. 95 pages, softcover, answers included. Non-reproducible.
     

 
Escape from WarEscape from War
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Frank lives in London's East End. When his father is drafted and his neighborhood is bombed, Frank is evacuated to the country side. There, he meets a German Jewish girl named Hannah and learns how much is at stake in the war with Nazi Germany. For ages 9-12.
     

 
The Era of World War 2 Through Contemporary Times (1939-present)The Era of World War 2 Through Contemporary Times (1939-present)
Kathy Sammis
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History is more multifaceted, complex, and non-linear than standard textbooks would have students believe. Walch's Focus on US History series will encourage students to actually think about history, rather than regurgitating a simple set of concrete facts. Creative activities will extend and reinforce any American history curriculum through thought-provoking, analytical activities.

The Era of World War II Through Contemporary Times (1939-present) covers the United States and World War II, foreign policy and the Cold War, the postwar United States, civil rights and equal rights, and contemporary times.

Divided into four chronological and thematic sections that are guided by the National Standards for History, each unit includes a teacher guide and student background page in addition to student activity worksheets. Reading selections draw from primary document sources as well as contemporary material designed to help students with decision-making comprehension, comparative skills, map skills, and interdisciplinary connections. Teacher guide sections provide an overview of the unit, objectives, and specific teaching suggestions for each activity. Assessment questions are included in the back of the book with the answer key.

121 pages reproducible for a single teacher. Answer key, glossary, and additional resource list included. Grades 7-11.
     


 
Flags of Our Fathers: A Young People's EditionFlags of Our Fathers: A Young People's Edition
James Bradley
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In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.

In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima--and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag.

Now the son of one of the flagraisers has written a powerful account of six very different young men who came together in a moment that will live forever.

To his family, John Bradley never spoke of the photograph or the war. But after his death at age seventy, his family discovered closed boxes of letters and photos. In Flags of Our Fathers, James Bradley draws on those documents to retrace the lives of his father and the men of Easy Company. Following these men's paths to Iwo Jima, James Bradley has written a classic story of the heroic battle for the Pacific's most crucial island--an island riddled with Japanese tunnels and 22,000 fanatic defenders who would fight to the last man.

But perhaps the most interesting part of the story is what happened after the victory. The men in the photo--three were killed during the battle--were proclaimed heroes and flown home, to become reluctant symbols. For two of them, the adulation was shattering. Only James Bradley's father truly survived, displaying no copy of the famous photograph in his home, telling his son only: "The real heroes of Iwo Jima were the guys who didn't come back."

Few books ever have captured the complexity and furor of war and its aftermath as well as Flags of Our Fathers. A penetrating, epic look at a generation at war, this is history told with keen insight, enormous honesty, and the passion of a son paying homage to his father. It is the story of the difference between truth and myth, the meaning of being a hero, and the essence of the human experience of war.
     


 
The Battle for Iwo JimaThe Battle for Iwo Jima

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Learn about the Battle of Iwo Jima and the brave soldiers who fought there, in this sober look back at one of the deadliest battles of World War II. Detailing the Japanese's intricate and determined defenses, along with the American's hard-fought struggle to win the Island, The Battle for Iwo Jima remembers the losses and the victory that was gained. 31 pages with index and timeline, softcover.
     

 
WWII Profiles Photo Activity CardsWWII Profiles Photo Activity Cards
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Actually see the history of World War II with these eight 8.5" x 11" photo activity cards. Four reproducible activities are provided on the back of each.

Photos feature:

  • Prisoners of War
  • Allied Leaders
  • General Eisenhower
  • Army Corps Nurse
  • General MacArthur
  • Japanese Americans
  • Adolf Hitler
  • An Enlisted Soldier
         

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    WWII Events Photo Activity CardsWWII Events Photo Activity Cards
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    Actually see the history of World War II events with these eight 8.5" x 11" photo activity cards. Four reproducible activities are provided on the back of each.

    Hands-On Heritage WWII Events Photo Activity Card Photos feature:

  • The Atomic Bomb
  • The Battle of Britain
  • The Holocaust
  • The Battle of Iwo Jima
  • The Nuremberg Trials
  • The Invasion of Normandy
  • The Home Front
  • The Attack on Pearl Harbor
         

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    Invasion: The Story of D-DayInvasion: The Story of D-Day
    Bruce Bliven Jr.
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    The beginning of the end of WWII, D-Day was the invasion of Europe by American, British, and Canadian troops at Normandy, France. With thousands of troops, artillery, guns, and tanks, the Allied forces successfully conquered "Utah", "Gold", "Juno", and "Sword", and through heavy losses, inclement weather, and tough terrain, would take "Omaha" beach as well. An absorbing, easy-to-read account that features the historical context, as well as the heroic actions of individual men! 160 indexed pages, softcover.
         

     
    No Simple Victory: World War II In Europe 1939 - 1945No Simple Victory: World War II In Europe 1939 - 1945
    Norman Davies
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    A Bridge Too Far: The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War IIA Bridge Too Far: The Classic History of the Greatest Battle of World War II
    Cornelius Ryan
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    A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest armada of troop-carrying aircraft ever assembled and cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day. In this compelling work of history, Ryan narrates the Allied effort to end the war in Europe in 1944 by dropping the combined airborne forces of the American and British armies behind German lines to capture the crucial bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem. Focusing on a vast cast of characters--from Dutch civilians to British and American strategists to common soldiers and commanders--Ryan brings to life one of the most daring and ill-fated operations of the war. A Bridge Too Far superbly recreates the terror and suspense, the heroism and tragedy of this epic operation, which ended in bitter defeat for the Allies. 672 pages, paperback. From Simon & Schuster.
         

     
    Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War IIErnie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II
    James Tobin
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    During World War II, thousands of Americans read Ernie Pyle's accounts of the war; he was sent overseas with only one assignment: to write a story every day on whatever he could find. What came from that assignment was a best loved column that gave people an insiders view on the GI's fighting in Europe and later, the Pacific. Deciding to actually live the same life as the soldiers, he made beach-invasions with them, including Normanday and Iwo Jima, saw their battles and lived at their camps. He raised morale, supported the men he was working with and provided information in a time when he was sorely needed. After his death in the Pacific, he was mourned alongside Roosevelt. One of the greatest journalists, and one that laid the groundwork for later war correspondents, this engaging work on a little-known figure engrosses and informs, providing a window of light into the history of war media. 319 pages, indexed.
         

     

     
    D-Day; June 6, 1944: The CLimactic Battle of World War IID-Day; June 6, 1944: The CLimactic Battle of World War II
    Stephen E. Ambrose
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    It is the young men born into the false prosperity of the 1920s and brought up in the bitter realities of the Depression of the 1930s that this book is about. The literature they read as youngsters was antiwar, cynical, portraying patriots as suckers, slackers as heroes. None of them wanted to be part of another war. They wanted to be throwing baseballs, not hand grenades, shooting .22s at rabbits, not M-1s at other young men. But when the test came, when freedom had to be fought for or abandoned, they fought. THey were soldiers of democracy. They were the men of D-Day.
         

     
    Evidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War IIEvidence Not Seen: A Woman's Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II
    Darlene Deibler Rose
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    Newlywed American misionary Darlene Deibler Rose survived four years in a notorious Japanese prison camp set deep in the jungles of New Guinea. Thinking she was never to see her husband again, Darelene was forced to sign a false confession and face the executioner's sword, only to be miraculously spared in this true story of one woman's survival against the odds.
         

     
    Stories of Faith & Courage from World War II:  Battlefields & BlessingsStories of Faith & Courage from World War II: Battlefields & Blessings
    Larkin Spivey, John Croushorn, Jocelyn Green
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    Battlefields & Blessings is a unique devotional offering 365 daily historical and spiritual insights into WWII and the lives of those who fought. You'll hear stories of selfless acts by soldiers, the kindness of chaplains, the faith of family at home, friendships forged and much more. As they did then, you'll be encouraged to draw near to God during difficult times.
         

     
    C. S. Lewis in a Time of War: The World War II Broadcasts that Riveted a Nation and Became Mere ChristianityC. S. Lewis in a Time of War: The World War II Broadcasts that Riveted a Nation and Became Mere Christianity
    Justin Phillips
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    A behind-the-scenes look at four remarkable BBC radio broadcasts and the enthusiasm they generated during the bombing of London. Lewis explores what nearly all Christians at all times held in common. These talks then became the basis for his best-selling work of apologetics, Mere Christianity. 336 pages, hardcover. HarperSanFrancisco.
         

     
    Iwo Jima: World War II Veterans Remember the Greatest Battle of the Pacific, Unabridged Audiobook on CDIwo Jima: World War II Veterans Remember the Greatest Battle of the Pacific, Unabridged Audiobook on CD
    Larry Smith
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    On February 19, 1945, nearly 70,000 American soldiers invaded a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific. Over the next thirty-five days, approximately 28,000 soldiers died, including nearly 22,000 Japanese and 6,821 Americans, making Iwo Jima one of the costliest battles of World War II.

    Bestselling oral historian Larry Smith dug deep for exclusive stories from Iwo Jima veterans, including the last surviving flag raiser on Mount Suribachi, a Navajo "code talker," a retired general, two Medal of Honor recipients, B-29 flyers, and other die-hard Marines who secured the island. Along the way, Smith investigates the controversy surrounding the famous photograph by Joe Rosenthal and presents the groundbreaking story of Japanese General Tadamichi Kuribayashi, rumored to have committed suicide rather than submit to capture.

    Unabridged. 11 CDs. Narrated by Dick Hill.
         


     
    The Greatest Generation; Book & DVDThe Greatest Generation; Book & DVD
    Tom Brokaw
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    In this superb book, Tom Brokaw goes out into America, to tell through the stories of individual men and women the story of a generation, America's citizen heroes and heroines who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America. This generation was united not only by a common purpose, but also by common values--duty, honor, economy, courage, service, love of family and country, and, above all, responsibility for oneself. In this book, you will meet people whose everyday lives reveal how a generation persevered through war, and were trained by it, and then went on to create interesting and useful lives and the America we have today.
    In this book you'll meet people like Charles Van Gorder, who set up during D-Day a MASH-like medical facility in the middle of the fighting, and then came home to create a clinic and hospital in his hometown. You'll hear George Bush talk about how, as a Navy Air Corps combat pilot, one of his assignments was to read the mail of the enlisted men under him, to be sure no sensitive military information would be compromised. And so, Bush says, "I learned about life." You'll meet Trudy Elion, winner of the Nobel Prize in medicine, one of the many women in this book who found fulfilling careers in the changed society as a result of the war. You'll meet Martha Putney, one of the first black women to serve in the newly formed WACs. And you'll meet the members of the Romeo Club (Retired Old Men Eating Out), friends for life.
    Through these and other stories in The Greatest Generation, you'll relive with ordinary men and women, military heroes, famous people of great achievement, and community leaders how these extraordinary times forged the values and provided the training that made a people and a nation great.
         

     
    Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue: Iwo Jima and the Photograph That Captured America (w/bonus DVD)Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue: Iwo Jima and the Photograph That Captured America (w/bonus DVD)
    Hal Buell
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    Last Battle The: The Classic History of the Battle for BerlinLast Battle The: The Classic History of the Battle for Berlin
    Cornelius Ryan
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    The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive of Hitler's Third Reich, which devastated one of Europe's historic capitals and brought the Nazi leviathan to itsdownfall. It was also one of the war's bloodiest and most pivotal moments, whose outcome would play a part in determining the complexion of international politics for decades to come. This is the compelling account of that final battle, a story of brutal extremes, of stunning military depth alongside the stark conditions that the civilians of Berlin experienced in the face of the Allied assault.
         

     
    Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark BattleGuadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
    Richard B. Frank
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    This volume, ten years in the writing, recounts the full story of the critical campaign for Guadalcanal and is based on first-time translations of official Japanese Defense Agency accounts and recently declassfied U.S. radio intelligence. Guadalcanal recreates the battle - on land, at sea, and in the air - as never before: it examines the feelings of both American and Japanese soldiers, the strategies and conflicts of their commanders, and the strengths and weaknesses of various fighting units.
         

     

     
    Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris, RevisedSix Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris, Revised
    John Keegan
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    The armies of six nations met on the battlefields of Normandy in what was to be the greatest Allied achievement of World War II. With dramatic, driving power, John Keegan describes the massed armies American, Canadian, English, German, Polish, and French at successive stages of the invasion. As he details the strategies of the military engagements, Keegan brilliantly shows how each of the armies reflected its own nation's values and traditions. And in a new introduction written especially to commemorate the 50th anniversary of D-Day, he contemplates the ways the events in Normandy still reverberate today.
         

    Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's NestBand of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
    Stephen E. Ambrose
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    Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to D-Day and victory, Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company which kept getting the rough assignments. Easy Company was responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. Band of Brothers is the accounts of the men of this remarkable unit who fought, went hungry, froze, and died, a company that took 150 percent casualties and considered the Purple Heart a badge of office. Drawing on hours of interviews with survivors as well as the soldiers' journals and letters, Stephen Ambrose tells the stories, often in the men's own words, of these American heroes.
         

    Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War IIBattle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II
    Stephen Budiansky
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    While we think of D-Day as the event that won WWII, it would have never even been possible without the code breakers from Bletchly Park, England. Presenting the history of code breaking during World War II, Battle of Wits provides extensive information on the Enigma Machine, explanations of how the Japanese codes were broken, and how American codebreaking machines helped to crack the Axis codes. Black and white photograph plates are included. 436 indexed pages, softcover.
         

    Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, JuneCitizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June
    Stephen E. Ambrose
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    In this riveting account, historian Stephen Ambrose continues where he left off in his "1 bestseller D-Day. Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble, brutal, and tragic war, from the high command down to the ordinary soldier, drawing on hundreds of interviews to re-create the war experience with startling clarity and immediacy. Citizen Soldiers tells the real story of World War II, from the hedgerows of Normandy to the overrunning of Germany, from the perspective of the men and women who fought it.
         

    D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War IID-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
    Stephen E. Ambrose
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    Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the twentieth century. Ambrose reveals how the original plans for the invasion were abandoned, and how ordinary soldiers and officers acted on their own initiative. D-Day is above all the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their existence, when the horrors, complexities, and triumphs of life and laid are. Ambrose portrays the faces of courage and heroism, fear and determination - what Eisenhower called "the fury of an aroused democracy" - that shaped the victory of the citizen soldiers whom Hitler had disparaged.
         

    Schindler's ListSchindler's List
    Thomas Keneally
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    A stunning novel based on the true story of how German war profiteer and factory direktor Oskar Schindler came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during World War II. In this milestone of Holocaust literature, Thomas Keneally uses the actual testimony of the Schindlerjuden- Schindler's Jews- to brilliantly portray the courage and cunning of a good man in the midst of unspeakable evil.
         

    Story of World War II: Revised, Expanded & Updated from the Original Text by Henry Steele CommagerStory of World War II: Revised, Expanded & Updated from the Original Text by Henry Steele Commager
    Donald L. Miller
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    Drawing on previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, prizewinning historian Donald L. Miller has written what critics are calling one of the most powerful accounts of warfare ever published. Here are the horror and heroism of World War II in the words of the men who fought it, the journalists who covered it, and the civilians who were caught in its fury. Miller gives us an up-close, deeply personal view of a war that was more savagely fought -- and whose outcome was in greater doubt -- than readers might imagine. This is the war that Americans at the home front would have read about had they had access to the previously censored testimony of the soldiers on which Miller builds his gripping narrative.
    Miller covers the entire war -- on land, at sea, and in the air -- and provides new coverage of the brutal island fighting in the Pacific, the bomber war over Europe, the liberation of the death camps, and the contributions of African Americans and other minorities. He concludes with a suspenseful, never-before-told story of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, based on interviews with the men who flew the mission that ended the war.
         

    The Longest Day: June 6, 1944The Longest Day: June 6, 1944
    Cornelius Ryan
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    Newly in print for the first time in years, this is the classic story of the invasion of Normandy, and a book that endures as a masterpiece of living history. A compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, The Longest Day painstakingly recreates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany.
         

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