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Product Description: A meticulous exploration of one of the most important years in American history.The D-Day invasion, launched on June 6, 1944, is widely referred to as the longest day of World War Two. Historian Victor Brooks argues that 1944 was, in effect, “the longest year” for Americans of that era, both in terms of casualties and in deciding the outcome of war itself...read more
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Paperback:

9781510711327 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A meticulous exploration of one of the most important years in American history.

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Hardcover:

9781442209176 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 5, 2012, cover price $39.00

Paperback:

9781442255951 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 17, 2015), cover price $28.00

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Product Description: The D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, launched on June 6, 1944, is widely referred to as the longest day of World War Two. Historian Victor Brooks argues that 1944 was, in effect, “the longest year” for Americans of that era, both in terms of United States casualties and in deciding the outcome of war itself...read more

Hardcover:

9781631440236 | Carrel Books, August 25, 2015, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, launched on June 6, 1944, is widely referred to as the longest day of World War Two.

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Product Description: On June 14, 1944, little more than a week after the D-Day invasion of Normandy, another mighty fleet steamed towards its own D-Day landing. The target of this mighty U.S. armada was the Marianas Island group, which included Saipan, home to an important Japanese base, and Guam, the first American territory captured in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor...read more

Hardcover:

9780306813696 | Da Capo Pr, November 7, 2005, cover price $27.50

Paperback:

9780306815492, titled "Hell Is upon Us: D-Day in the Pacific, June-August 1944" | Da Capo Pr, June 25, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: On June 14, 1944, little more than a week after the D-Day invasion of Normandy, another mighty fleet steamed towards its own D-Day landing.

Product Description: The new American nation fought for its survival against a variety of enemies, both foreign and domestic, during a series of wars from 1775 to 1865. Victor Brooks examines in considerable detail the various battles and campaigns of the early wars fought by the young republic, in search of common factors that may have led to the nation's survival and triumph...read more

Hardcover:

9780785816843 | Book Sales, January 1, 2003, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The new American nation fought for its survival against a variety of enemies, both foreign and domestic, during a series of wars from 1775 to 1865.

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Chronicles the movements of the Allied armies from their landing at Omaha and other Normandy beaches on D-Day through their campaign to Paris, drawing on first-hand accounts from the soldiers who were there. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780306811494 | Da Capo Pr, June 5, 2002, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the movements of the Allied armies from their landing at Omaha and other Normandy beaches on D-Day through their campaign to Paris, drawing on first-hand accounts from the soldiers who were there.

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Product Description: The Allied landings at Omaha and the other Normandy beaches on D-Day are perhaps the best-known incidents of World War II. Few today remember that the Normandy landing was secured only after a further two months of hard fighting. Victor Brooks presents a complete picture of the campaign in Normandy, with full coverage of all the nations taking part and a candid look at the rivalry between the different Allied nations and the different German branches of service...read more

Hardcover:

9781580970617 | Combined Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Allied landings at Omaha and the other Normandy beaches on D-Day are perhaps the best-known incidents of World War II.

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Recounts the history of the men and women who fought in the United States military from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War. (view table of contents)

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9780471418368 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 2001, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Recounts the history of the men and women who fought in the United States military from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War.

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Product Description: No other general on either side of the American Civil War had the opportunity to end the war in a single day that Union General Ambrose Burnside had on December 12, 1862. Burnside's plan to cross the Rappahannock River and surprise Robert E...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781580970334 | Combined Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: No other general on either side of the American Civil War had the opportunity to end the war in a single day that Union General Ambrose Burnside had on December 12, 1862.

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Product Description: Marye's Heights : Fredericksburg [Paperback] [Jan 01, 2001] Brooks, Victor D. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780850527520 | Gardners Books, March 7, 2000, cover price $16.05 | About this edition: Marye's Heights : Fredericksburg [Paperback] [Jan 01, 2001] Brooks, Victor D.

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Describes the covert actions which occurred on both sides during the Civil War

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9780791054277 | Chelsea House Pub, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Describes the covert actions which occurred on both sides during the Civil War

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Describes some of the new weapons and devices which both Confederates and Yankees produced during the Civil War making it the first truly 'modern' war in history.

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9780791054338 | Chelsea House Pub, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Describes some of the new weapons and devices which both Confederates and Yankees produced during the Civil War making it the first truly 'modern' war in history.

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Relates the experiences of black soldiers who fought in the Union Army as well as those who fought with the Confederate forces during the Civil War.

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9780791054352 | Chelsea House Pub, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Relates the experiences of Black soldiers who fought in the Union Army as well as of those who fought with the Confederate forces during the Civil War.

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Describes the battles that took place at six different forts during the Civil War: Sumter, Henry and Donelson, Vicksburg, Wagner, and Fisher.

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9780791054383 | Chelsea House Pub, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Describes the battles that took place at six different forts during the Civil War: Sumter, Henry and Donelson, Vicksburg, Wagner, and Fisher.

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Product Description: The opening campaign of the American Revolution was the one which established the popular image of this conflict forever after. In later campaigns George Washington was to build a European-style army of reasonable proficiency, with adequate uniforms and weaponry...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781580970075 | Combined Books, November 1, 1999, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The opening campaign of the American Revolution was the one which established the popular image of this conflict forever after.

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Product Description: The new American nation fought for its survival against a variety of enemies, both foreign and domestic, during a series of wars from 1775 to 1865. Victor Brooks examines in considerable detail the various battles and campaigns of the early wars fought by the young republic, in search of common factors that may have led to the nation's survival and triumph...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9781580970020 | Combined Books, March 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The new American nation fought for its survival against a variety of enemies, both foreign and domestic, during a series of wars from 1775 to 1865.

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