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Product Description: On August 18, 1945—three days after Japan announced it would cease hostilities and surrender—US Army Air Forces Sergeant Anthony J. Marchione bled to death in the clear, bright sky above Tokyo. Based on official American and Japanese histories, personal memoirs, and the author's exclusive interviews with many of the story's key participants, Last to Die is a rousing untold tale of air combat, bravery, cowardice, hubris, and determination, all set during the turbulent and confusing final days of World War II...read more

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9780306823381 | Da Capo Pr, July 14, 2015, cover price $26.99

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9780306825187 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On August 18, 1945—three days after Japan announced it would cease hostilities and surrender—US Army Air Forces Sergeant Anthony J.

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Moving past the romance and myth of military aviation, the author reveals the dangerous and often fatal business of flying bombers and fighter planes over enemy territory during World War II--a conflict that saw 120,000 casualties among American aviators, 40,000 of them fatal.

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9780891416784 | Presidio Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Moving past the romance and myth of military aviation, the author reveals the dangerous and often fatal business of flying bombers and fighter planes over enemy territory during World War II--a conflict that saw 120,000 casualties among American aviators, 40,000 of them fatal.

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9780451475640 | New Amer Library, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.00
9780891417798 | Presidio Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this book, WWII airmen of all ranks candidly speak on all aspects of their experiences--the missions and the planes they flew; their enemies; the places they saw and people they met; their morale, fears, and leadership; and the aerial brotherhood that sustained them.

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Product Description: Flying the notorious "Hump" route between India and China in 1943, a twin-engine plane suffered mechanical failure and crashed in a dense mountain jungle, deep within Japanese-held territory. Among the passengers and crew were celebrated CBS journalist Eric Sevareid, an OSS operative who was also a Soviet double agent, and General Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell's personal political adviser...read more

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9780306824678 | Da Capo Pr, June 7, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Flying the notorious "Hump" route between India and China in 1943, a twin-engine plane suffered mechanical failure and crashed in a dense mountain jungle, deep within Japanese-held territory.

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Product Description: From Bill Yenne, author of the military histories Big Week and Aces High, comes the stirring true story of the Eighth Air Force in World War II. Barely a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Army formed its Eighth Air Force, the first bomber command on either side to commit to strategic daylight bombing, with the goal of defeating the Third Reich from the air...read more

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9780425274170 | New Amer Library, July 7, 2015, cover price $26.95

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9780425274187 | New Amer Library, July 5, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From Bill Yenne, author of the military histories Big Week and Aces High, comes the stirring true story of the Eighth Air Force in World War II.

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9781621574880, titled "The Bridgebusters: The True Story of the Catch-22 Bomb Wing" | Regnery History, May 9, 2016, cover price $29.99

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Product Description: Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in History. "Like Lauren Hillebrand's Unbroken…Target Tokyo brings to life an indelible era." ―Ben Cosgrove, The Daily BeastIn December 1941, as American forces tallied the dead at Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt gathered with his senior military counselors to plan an ambitious counterstrike against the heart of the Japanese Empire: Tokyo...read more

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9780393089622 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 13, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The dramatic account of one of America’s most celebrated―and controversial―military campaigns: the Doolittle Raid.

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9780393352276 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 4, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in History.
9780373122141, titled "The Boss's Virgin" | Harlequin Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $3.99 | also contains The Boss''s Virgin | About this edition: Randal Harding… Though Pippa refused to get involved with him when she worked for him as his secretary, she's never quite been able to forget her ex-boss.

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Product Description: Resistance is a product of will times means, Carl von Clausewitz postulated in his treatise On War. In his 1993 Bombs, Cities, and Civilians, which the American Historical Review judged “must reading for anyone interested in the subject of air warfare,” Conrad C...read more

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9780700622092 | Univ Pr of Kansas, April 5, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Resistance is a product of will times means, Carl von Clausewitz postulated in his treatise On War.

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By Deborah G. Douglas (foreword by)

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9781574416374 | Univ of North Texas Pr, March 11, 2016, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: "A riveting...saga of survival against formidable odds" (Washington Post) about one man who survived a World War II plane crash in Alaska's harsh Yukon territoryShortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a routine flight to test their hastily retrofitted B-24 Liberator in harsh winter conditions...read more

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9780306823282 | Da Capo Pr, June 2, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a routine flight to test their hastily retrofitted B-24 Liberator in harsh winter conditions.

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9780306824524 | Da Capo Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "A riveting.
9780382280351, titled "Mathematics: Exploring Your World : Grade 5 : Alternative Assessment" | Silver Burdett Ginn Religion, June 1, 1992, cover price $62.50 | also contains Mathematics: Exploring Your World : Grade 5 : Alternative Assessment

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Product Description: As part of the famous 101st Airborne Division (the Screaming Eagles), the 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion saw nearly constant action during World War II, from assisting the infantry by landing supplies and providing combat support to fighting on the front lines...read more

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9780811717564 | Stackpole Books, July 1, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: As part of the famous 101st Airborne Division (the Screaming Eagles), the 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion saw nearly constant action during World War II, from assisting the infantry by landing supplies and providing combat support to fighting on the front lines.

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Product Description: Winner of the San Diego Book Awards for Military/Politics, this is the true story of the Eighth Air Force's legendary 303rd Bomb Group   Although the United States declared war against Germany in December 1941, a successful assault on Nazi-occupied Europe could not happen until Germany's industrial and military might were crippled...read more

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9780425274095 | Berkley Pub Group, January 6, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9780425274101 | Berkley Pub Group, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Winner of the San Diego Book Awards for Military/Politics, this is the true story of the Eighth Air Force's legendary 303rd Bomb Group   Although the United States declared war against Germany in December 1941, a successful assault on Nazi-occupied Europe could not happen until Germany's industrial and military might were crippled.
9780571201310, titled "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges" | Faber & Faber Ltd, March 1, 2001, cover price $6.99 | also contains For the Relief of Unbearable Urges | About this edition: Already sold in eight countries around the world, these nine energized, irreverent stories from Nathan Englander introduce an astonishing new talent.

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9781483049113 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 6, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Robertson Dean] During the air battles that destroyed Nazi Germany's ability to wage war, one bomb group was especially distinguished.
9781483049120 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 6, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: [Read by Robertson Dean] During the air battles that destroyed Nazi Germany's ability to wage war, one bomb group was especially distinguished.

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Product Description: “No One Avoided Danger” is a detailed combat narrative of the 7 December 1941 Japanese attacks on NAS Kaneohe Bay, one of two naval air stations on the island of O‘ahu. Partly because of Kaneohe’s location―15 air miles over a mountain range from the main site of that day’s infamous attack on Pearl Harbor―military historians have largely ignored the station’s story...read more

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9781612519241 | Naval Inst Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: “No One Avoided Danger” is a detailed combat narrative of the 7 December 1941 Japanese attacks on NAS Kaneohe Bay, one of two naval air stations on the island of O‘ahu.

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Product Description: The dramatic account of one of America’s most celebrated—and controversial—military campaigns: the Doolittle Raid.In December 1941, as American forces tallied the dead at Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt gathered with his senior military counselors to plan an ambitious counterstrike against the heart of the Japanese Empire: Tokyo...read more
By L. J. Ganser (narrator) and James M. Scott

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9781501200946 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, December 1, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The dramatic account of one of America’s most celebrated—and controversial—military campaigns: the Doolittle Raid.

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Gathers testimony of pilots and others who flew daylight bombing missions over Nazi-occupied Europe

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9781556115103 | Donald I Fine, June 1, 1997, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Gathers testimony of pilots and others who flew daylight bombing missions over Nazi-occupied Europe

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9780425281574 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, September 1, 2015), cover price $17.00
9780440226482 | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, November 1, 1998), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The harrowing tale of the aerial counterattack mounted from British soil follows the Army Air Corps and newly created Eighth Air Force airborne on the brand new B-17 Flying Fortress and the P-47 Thunderbolt to drop bombs into the heart of the German war machine.
9780435289706, titled "Photographic Slides in Language Teaching" | Heinemann, December 1, 1981, cover price $8.00 | also contains Photographic Slides in Language Teaching

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9781621572084 | Regnery Pub, June 2, 2014, cover price $29.99

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9781621574040 | Reprint edition (Regnery Pub, August 10, 2015), cover price $18.99

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9781482989076 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 2, 2014), cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Thunderbolt to War gives a remarkable insight into the structure and operations of a leading USAAF Fighter Squadron in England during the Second World War, together with personal thoughts and feelings of skilled fighter pilot, Clint Sperry...read more
By Clint Sperry (contributor)

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9781781554562 | Fonthill Media, October 19, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Thunderbolt to War gives a remarkable insight into the structure and operations of a leading USAAF Fighter Squadron in England during the Second World War, together with personal thoughts and feelings of skilled fighter pilot, Clint Sperry.

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Product Description: This book is part love story, part wartime thriller, part coming-of-age struggle, a compelling reminder that the human story is not over when a war ends.

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9780517558164, titled "Chin Music" | Crown Pub, September 1, 1985, cover price $1.99 | also contains Chin Music

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9781595347541 | Trinity Univ Pr, March 29, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This book is part love story, part wartime thriller, part coming-of-age struggle, a compelling reminder that the human story is not over when a war ends.

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Product Description: Volume 4 of We Were Eagles reaches the climax of the daylight bomber war which saw the Eighth Air Force B-17s and B-24s push back the boundaries and huge fleets of bombers penetrate further into the diminishing Reich. The war dragged on and it was obvious hostilities would not end by Christmas 1944...read more

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9781445633718 | Amberley Pub Plc, August 1, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Volume 4 of We Were Eagles reaches the climax of the daylight bomber war which saw the Eighth Air Force B-17s and B-24s push back the boundaries and huge fleets of bombers penetrate further into the diminishing Reich.

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Product Description: Sunday, December 7, 1941, dawned clear and bright over the Pacific....But for the Dauntless dive-bomber crews of the USS Enterprise returning to their home base on Oahu, it was a morning from hell. Flying directly into the Japanese ambush at Pearl Harbor, they lost a third of their squadron and witnessed the heart of America’s Navy broken and smoldering on the oil-slicked waters below...read more

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9780451465528 | New Amer Library, June 3, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Sunday, December 7, 1941, dawned clear and bright over the Pacific.

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9780451465535 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, June 2, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Sunday, December 7, 1941, dawned clear and bright over the Pacific.

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9781931721110, titled "Miss Fortune’s Last Mission: Uncovering a Story of Sacrifice and Survival" | Bright Sky Pr, June 1, 2015, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Alan Axelrod's Lost Destiny is a rare exploration of the origin of today's controversial military drones as well as a searing and unforgettable story of heroism, WWII, and the Kennedy dynasty that might have been.On August 12, 1944, Lieutenant Joseph P...read more

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9781137279040 | St Martins Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Alan Axelrod's Lost Destiny is a rare exploration of the origin of today's controversial military drones as well as a searing and unforgettable story of heroism, WWII, and the Kennedy dynasty that might have been.

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