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Product Description: Hiroshima ceased to exist at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945 when the Enola Gay Boeing B-29 Superfortress dropped the first atomic bomb on the city, making the horrific event and the similar destruction of Nagasaki on August 9th key episodes bringing about the end of World War II in the Pacific...read more
By Associated Press (corporate author)

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9781633532496 | Ap Editions, October 20, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Hiroshima ceased to exist at 8:15 a.

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Product Description: Entering service during the Sino-Japanese War, the Nakajima B5N (code-named “Kate”) excelled and went on to achieve surprising and dramatic successes in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It also contributed to the sinking of the U...read more
By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472818744, titled "Nakajima B5n ‘kate’ and B6n Jill Units" | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Entering service during the Sino-Japanese War, the Nakajima B5N (code-named “Kate”) excelled and went on to achieve surprising and dramatic successes in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Product Description: The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers. Some of these were veterans of World War I, fit only for escort duties. Most, though, had been built during the interwar period and were regarded as both reliable and versatile...read more
By Paul Wright (illustrator)

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9781472816368 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers.

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Product Description: In World War II Germany's doctrine of mobile warfare dominated the battlefield. By trial and error, the Germans were the first to correctly combine the strength in tanks and in mobile infantry and artillery. This integration of mobile units, equipment, and tactics underpinned Germany's successes in the first half of the war...read more
By Johnny Shumate (illustrator)

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9781472819437 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In World War II Germany's doctrine of mobile warfare dominated the battlefield.

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Product Description: Developed from the underperforming twin-engined Manchester, the Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most successful heavy bomber of World War II, forming the backbone of Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing campaign against occupied Europe...read more

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9781472819390 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Developed from the underperforming twin-engined Manchester, the Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most successful heavy bomber of World War II, forming the backbone of Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing campaign against occupied Europe.

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Product Description: Driven from the Philippines in 1942, General Douglas MacArthur returned three years later to force the Japanese off of its main island of Luzon. Containing the capital of Manila and vital natural resources as well as thousands of Allied prisoners of war, the triumph at Luzon would be a crucial step on the road to victory as the Americans continued to island-hop their way toward the Japanese home islands...read more
By Giuseppe Rava (illustrator)

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9781472816283 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Driven from the Philippines in 1942, General Douglas MacArthur returned three years later to force the Japanese off of its main island of Luzon.

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Product Description: From cooks and clerks to weapons analysts and air mechanics, generations of women have served in the Wrens (Women's Royal Naval Service or WRNS). The Royal Navy was the first of the UK armed services to admit women during the First World War with the purpose of freeing up a man to go to sea by giving his job to a trained female worker...read more

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9781784420390, titled "Wrens: The Women’s Royal Naval Service" | Shire Pubns, April 18, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: From cooks and clerks to weapons analysts and air mechanics, generations of women have served in the Wrens (Women's Royal Naval Service or WRNS).

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Product Description: With an incredible World War II combat record that includes parachuting into Normandy on D-Day and service during Operation Market Garden, at Bastogne and in Germany itself, Ed Shames was involved in some of the most important battles of the war...read more

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9781472804853 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Colonel Ed Shames is that rare man who can call himself a true warrior.

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9781472819383 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: With an incredible World War II combat record that includes parachuting into Normandy on D-Day and service during Operation Market Garden, at Bastogne and in Germany itself, Ed Shames was involved in some of the most important battles of the war.

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9781472530899 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00

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9781472528773 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: From her experience as a survivor of the 900-day siege of Leningrad, Lidiya Ginzburg has created a remarkable hero in whom she distills the experience of life under siege. Though she depicts the harrowing conditions, the reader takes away an  impression of the dignity, vitality, and intellectual resilience of the thinking mind as it makes sense of extreme experience...read more
By Alexander Kushner (introduced by)

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9780099583387 | Random House Uk Ltd, April 1, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From her experience as a survivor of the 900-day siege of Leningrad, Lidiya Ginzburg has created a remarkable hero in whom she distills the experience of life under siege.

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Product Description: Entering service in 1931, the 9x19mm Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun saw extensive combat with Finnish troops during their fight against Soviet forces in 1939–44. It was also manufactured under licence in Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden, and remained in Finnish service until the 1980s, an indication of its durability...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472819642 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Entering service in 1931, the 9x19mm Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun saw extensive combat with Finnish troops during their fight against Soviet forces in 1939–44.

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Product Description: The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign. Indeed, they were the largest tank battles ever fought...read more
By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472817136 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign.

Product Description: Seeing action on every front of the war, the aces of the Junkers Ju 88 were some of the most valuable pilots in the Luftwaffe. Although designed as a fast medium bomber, the Ju 88's highly versatile design meant that it was also used as a heavy day and night fighter...read more

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9781472808400 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Seeing action on every front of the war, the aces of the Junkers Ju 88 were some of the most valuable pilots in the Luftwaffe.

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Product Description: Mauled at Stalingrad, the German army looked to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front with a huge offensive launched near the city of Kursk, 280 miles southwest of Moscow. Armed with the new Panther tank, Hitler and Field Marshal von Manstein were confident that they could inflict another crushing defeat on the Soviet Union...read more
By Graham Turner (illustrator)

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9781472816900 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Mauled at Stalingrad, the German army looked to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front with a huge offensive launched near the city of Kursk, 280 miles southwest of Moscow.

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Product Description: Established in June 1940, as the brainchild of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) allowed the British Army to gain a crucial advantage in the North African Front of World War II...read more

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9781472819338 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Established in June 1940, as the brainchild of scientist and soldier Major Ralph Bagnold, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) allowed the British Army to gain a crucial advantage in the North African Front of World War II.

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By Sumner Welles (introduced by)

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9780997210040 | Reprint edition (Enigma Books, March 14, 2017), cover price $29.00

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Product Description: In 1938, Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world. A machine of frightening power and sinister beauty, the Grosser 770K Model 150 Offener Tourenwagen was 20 feet long, seven feet wide, and tipped the scales at 5 tons...read more

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9781250069726, titled "The Devil's Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America" | Thomas Dunne Books, March 7, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: In 1938, Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world.

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Product Description: Reichsführer-SS, Chief of German Police, Reich Commissar for the Consolidation of German Nationhood, Reich Minister of the Interior, Commander of the Replacement Army, and Commander-in-Chief of Army Group Vistula―Heinrich Himmler ultimately combined all of these positions in his person...read more

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9780764352591 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Reichsführer-SS, Chief of German Police, Reich Commissar for the Consolidation of German Nationhood, Reich Minister of the Interior, Commander of the Replacement Army, and Commander-in-Chief of Army Group Vistula―Heinrich Himmler ultimately combined all of these positions in his person.

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Product Description: The massive offensives on the Eastern Front during 1915 are too often overshadowed by the events in Western Europe, but the scale and ferocity of the clashes between Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia were greater than anything seen on the Western Front and ultimately as important to the final outcome of the war...read more

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9781472807953 | Osprey Pub Co, August 18, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: While millions of men died in France and Belgium in 1915, battles equally as large and bloody were being fought on the Eastern Front, as Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia clashed on a scale greater than anything seen on the Western Front.

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9781472819376 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The massive offensives on the Eastern Front during 1915 are too often overshadowed by the events in Western Europe, but the scale and ferocity of the clashes between Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia were greater than anything seen on the Western Front and ultimately as important to the final outcome of the war.

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Product Description: Boasting pilots who had been blooded in the Spanish Civil War, Jagdgeschwader 53 (JG 53) “Pik As” or “Ace of Spades” achieved great success in the skies over France and Britain in 1940. It was infamous among its opponents for the quality and caliber of its aces--men such as Werner Mölders, Hans-Karl Mayer, and Rolf Pingel...read more
By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472818713 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Boasting pilots who had been blooded in the Spanish Civil War, Jagdgeschwader 53 (JG 53) “Pik As” or “Ace of Spades” achieved great success in the skies over France and Britain in 1940.

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Product Description: Following the devastating raids on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, lightning advances by Japanese forces throughout the Pacific and the Far East, and a desperate battle by the Allied command in the Dutch East Indies, it became evident that an attack on Australia was more a matter of “when” and not “if...read more
By Jim Laurier (illustrator)

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9781472816870 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Following the devastating raids on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, lightning advances by Japanese forces throughout the Pacific and the Far East, and a desperate battle by the Allied command in the Dutch East Indies, it became evident that an attack on Australia was more a matter of “when” and not “if.

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Product Description: The Ardennes, 1944. Driven back by the Allies since D-Day, Germany launches a surprise offensive on the Western Front. This assault against the unprepared Allied lines is the opening move in one of the largest battles of World War II...read more

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9781472817839 | Osprey Games, February 21, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Ardennes, 1944.

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Product Description: In April 1941, as the Allies strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradschützen--motorcycle troops...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472817105 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In April 1941, as the Allies strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradschützen--motorcycle troops.

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Product Description: The Second World War and its immediate aftermath represents a pivotal period of violence in the history of Central and South Eastern Europe. Six to seven million people were killed, approximately 15 million were deported and millions more were confined in prisons or concentration camps...read more
By Devin O. Pendas (editor)

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9781472530851 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 18, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The Second World War and its immediate aftermath represents a pivotal period of violence in the history of Central and South Eastern Europe.

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9781472530394 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 18, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Second World War and its immediate aftermath represents a pivotal period of violence in the history of Central and South Eastern Europe.

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Product Description: Great Men in the Second World War provides a new perspective on the role of the individual in history. Paul Dukes selects five Great Men, each in his turn one of the leaders of the three victorious powers, the UK, the USA and the USSR...read more

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9781474268080 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Great Men in the Second World War provides a new perspective on the role of the individual in history.

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9781474268073 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Great Men in the Second World War provides a new perspective on the role of the individual in history.

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