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Product Description: Built in 1927, the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the RMS Titanic and one of the most celebrated luxury liners in the world. When the Nazis seized control in Germany, she was stripped down for use as a floating barracks and troop transport...read more

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9780306824890 | Da Capo Pr, April 26, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Built in 1927, the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the RMS Titanic and one of the most celebrated luxury liners in the world.

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Product Description: RAF 617 Squadron, World War II's famous Dambusters, have been celebrated in books and movies for their triumphant destruction of the dams at the heart of the industrial Ruhr. But the operations after their most famous raid have been largely forgotten, even though they were often more audacious, more critical to turning back the Nazi threat, and more punishingly difficult...read more

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9781468312744 | Overlook Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: RAF 617 Squadron, World War II's famous Dambusters, have been celebrated in books and movies for their triumphant destruction of the dams at the heart of the industrial Ruhr.

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Product Description: During the course of aviation history, there have been very few aircraft that have achieved immediate success when entering front-line service. The arrival of the de Havilland Mosquito brought with it a degree of instant success that set it apart from a host of other aircraft...read more

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9781848844261 | Pen & Sword, March 19, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: During the history of aviation there have been very few aircraft that have achieved immediate success when entering front-line service.

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9781783400713 | Pen & Sword, October 19, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: During the course of aviation history, there have been very few aircraft that have achieved immediate success when entering front-line service.

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Product Description: “A thoroughly enjoyable story of heroism and true friendship” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), this Sunday Times top ten bestseller is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, flying countless combat missions and surviving everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts—ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend...read more

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9781410472977 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 22, 2014), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts--ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend.
9781476739144 | Atria Books, June 10, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts—ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend.

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9781476739151 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, July 21, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A thoroughly enjoyable story of heroism and true friendship” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), this Sunday Times top ten bestseller is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, flying countless combat missions and surviving everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts—ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend.

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Product Description: Whilst many books have been written on the history of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces in the Second World War, none of them have concentrated solely on the story of the 1st Parachute Brigade in North Africa between 1942 and 1943...read more

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9781907677229 | Helion & Co Ltd, June 19, 2011, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Whilst many books have been written on the history of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces in WWII, none of them have concentrated solely on the story of the 1st Parachute Brigade in North Africa between 1942 and 1943.

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9781910777398 | Reprint edition (Helion & Co Ltd, July 31, 2015), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Whilst many books have been written on the history of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces in the Second World War, none of them have concentrated solely on the story of the 1st Parachute Brigade in North Africa between 1942 and 1943.

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Product Description: This is the story of American volunteer pilots who risked their lives in defense of Britain during the earliest days of World War II—more than a year before Pearl Harbor, when the United States first became embroiled in the global conflict...read more

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9781633880221 | Prometheus Books, June 2, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This is the story of American volunteer pilots who risked their lives in defense of Britain during the earliest days of World War II—more than a year before Pearl Harbor, when the United States first became embroiled in the global conflict.

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Product Description: Between July and October 1940, in what became known as the Battle of Britain, a nation held its breath while the pilots of the Royal Air Force battled Hitler's Luftwaffe in the skies above England. Many lost their lives in this hard-fought episode and in the four years of air campaigns that followed...read more

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9781784420550 | Shire Pubns, May 19, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Between July and October 1940, in what became known as the Battle of Britain, a nation held its breath while the pilots of the Royal Air Force battled Hitler's Luftwaffe in the skies above England.

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Product Description: The Spitfire is an icon of World War II. It was a beautiful and effective fighter plane that became the darling of the British public, defending the skies during the Battle of Britain in deadly, swirling dogfights with the fighters of Nazi Germany...read more

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9781472812797 | Osprey Pub Co, May 19, 2015, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The Spitfire is an icon of World War II.

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Product Description: Winston Churchill called it "the Beast." It was said to be unsinkable. More than thirty military operations failed to destroy it. Eliminating the Tirpitz, Hitler's mightiest warship, a 52,000-ton behemoth, became an Allied obsession...read more

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9781621570035 | Reprint edition (Regnery Pub, April 8, 2013), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Winston Churchill called it "the Beast.
9780333710791, titled "Decision Rules in the European Union: A Rational Choice Perspective" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 2000, cover price $215.00 | also contains Decision Rules in the European Union: A Rational Choice Perspective | About this edition: This book brings together scholars from economic and political science to study the interactions within the European Union from a strategic or rational choice perspective.

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9781621572909 | Reprint edition (Regnery Pub, May 4, 2015), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Winston Churchill called it "the Beast.

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Product Description: ‘The Lancasters looked like enormous deadly black birds going off into the night; somehow they looked different when they came back. The planes carried from this field 117,000 pounds of high explosives and the crews flew all night to drop the load as ordered...read more

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9781783831746 | Pen & Sword, February 19, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: ‘The Lancasters looked like enormous deadly black birds going off into the night; somehow they looked different when they came back.

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Product Description: The product of a lifetime’s reflection, The Last Escaper is Peter Tunstall’s unforgettable memoir of his days in the British Royal Air Force and as one of the most celebrated British POWs of World War II. Tunstall was an infamous tormentor of his German captors...read more

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9781468310559 | Overlook Pr, January 8, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The product of a lifetime’s reflection, The Last Escaper is Peter Tunstall’s unforgettable memoir of his days in the British Royal Air Force and as one of the most celebrated British POWs of World War II.

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Product Description: This book summarizes the story of how RAF Coastal Command overcame the German U-boat danger during the Second World War and how the escalation of the U-boat war promoted the development of anti-submarine warfare, leading to victory over this menace in the Atlantic...read more

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9781783831838, titled "Coastal Command’s Air War Against the German U-Boats" | Pen & Sword, December 19, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book summarizes the story of how RAF Coastal Command overcame the German U-boat danger during the Second World War and how the escalation of the U-boat war promoted the development of anti-submarine warfare, leading to victory over this menace in the Atlantic.

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Product Description: In this riveting critique of the Fleet Air Arm's policy across two world wars, former FAA Fighter Pilot Henry Adlam charts the course of its history from 1912 to 1945, logging the various milestones, mistakes and successes that characterized the service history of the Fleet Air Arm...read more

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9781473821132 | Pen & Sword, December 19, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this riveting critique of the Fleet Air Arm's policy across two world wars, former FAA Fighter Pilot Henry Adlam charts the course of its history from 1912 to 1945, logging the various milestones, mistakes and successes that characterized the service history of the Fleet Air Arm.

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Product Description: Impressed by the performance of the German paratroopers in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1940, and on Crete in 1941, Winston Churchill ordered the creation of a British Airborne force of no less than 5,000 parachutists. The result was the 1st and 6th Airborne divisions, and this is their story, as told by the men themselves...read more

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9781445638416 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, December 19, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Impressed by the performance of the German paratroopers in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1940, and on Crete in 1941, Winston Churchill ordered the creation of a British Airborne force of no less than 5,000 parachutists.

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Product Description: Roy Nesbit’s highly illustrated history of Coastal Command’s 217 Squadron – the squadron in which he served – gives a firsthand insight into the hazardous low-level missions the squadron flew against enemy shipping and ports during the Second World War...read more

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9781473823280 | Pen & Sword, November 19, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Roy Nesbit’s highly illustrated history of Coastal Command’s 217 Squadron – the squadron in which he served – gives a firsthand insight into the hazardous low-level missions the squadron flew against enemy shipping and ports during the Second World War.

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Product Description: The story of Douglas Bader, the RAF fighter pilot who shot down twenty enemy fighters during the Second World War despite having lost both his legs, defies fiction. A fighter ace and highly decorated war hero, he became a household name in the 1950s thanks to the best selling book and blockbuster film Reach for the Sky, which charted his wartime exploits...read more

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9781445638195 | Amberley Pub Plc, February 19, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The story of Douglas Bader, the RAF fighter pilot who shot down twenty enemy fighters during the Second World War despite having lost both his legs, defies fiction.

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Product Description: The night of May 16, 1943. Nineteen specially adapted Lancaster bombers take off from an RAF airfield in Lincolnshire, England, each with a huge nine-thousand-pound cylindrical bomb strapped underneath it. Their mission: to head deep into the German heartland and destroy three hydroelectric dams that power the Third Reich's war machine...read more

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9780802121691 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, November 4, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The night of 16 May, 1943.

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9780802122780 | Grove Pr, November 11, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The night of May 16, 1943.

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Product Description: Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe details the exploits of the 37 piolts that "made ace" flying Merlin-enguned Spitfires in bitter aerial clashes over northwest Eurpose in the final years of World War II.After seizing air superiority over France before D-Day, the Spitfire battled Luftwaffe fighters over the V-2 rocket sites and Nazi Germany itself...read more

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9781782003380 | Osprey Pub Co, September 23, 2014, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe details the exploits of the 37 piolts that "made ace" flying Merlin-enguned Spitfires in bitter aerial clashes over northwest Eurpose in the final years of World War II.

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Product Description: Operation Oyster was carried out on the 6th December, 1942 by 2 Group RAF. Considered to be a notable success for the allies, it cost the Germans an estimated six months of lost production time at a critical point in the conflict...read more

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9781473821095, titled "Operation Oyster: Ww Ii’s Forgotten Raid: the Daring Low Level Attack on the Philips Radio Works" | Pen & Sword, September 19, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Operation Oyster was carried out on the 6th December, 1942 by 2 Group RAF.

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Product Description: The fierce struggle between the British 1st Airborne Division and the superior German forces in and around Arnhem is well documented. This book tells of the role played in the battle for Oosterbeek and the bridge at Arnhem itself by the men of the Glider Pilot Regiment (GPR)...read more

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9781844157631 | Pen & Sword, October 19, 2009, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The fierce struggle between the British 1st Airborne Division and the superior German forces in and around Arnhem is well documented.

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9781473822795 | Pen & Sword, August 19, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The fierce struggle between the British 1st Airborne Division and the superior German forces in and around Arnhem is well documented.

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9781781553978 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, October 19, 2014, cover price $32.95

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Product Description: During the autumn of 1944, three RAF raids – using Avro Lancaster heavy bombers – finally sank the German battleship Tirpitz. Many previous attempts, including the use of midget submarines and raids by carrier-based aircraft, had damaged Tirpitz at her Norwegian hideout...read more

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9781781553183 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, October 19, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: During the autumn of 1944, three RAF raids – using Avro Lancaster heavy bombers – finally sank the German battleship Tirpitz.

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Product Description: On 6 June 1944 the Allies launched one of the greatest military feats of all time, forcing a re-entry in to 'Fortress Europe' - the sea borne and airborne assault upon the coastline of Normandy. Key to the success of the D-Day campaign was the contribution of the Royal Air Force's Bomber Command, who waged an unrelenting campaign in the run-up to D-Day, on the day itself, and in the months subsequent...read more

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9780992620714 | Fighting High Ltd, June 19, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: On 6 June 1944 the Allies launched one of the greatest military feats of all time, forcing a re-entry in to 'Fortress Europe' - the sea borne and airborne assault upon the coastline of Normandy.

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Product Description: Compared to the RAF’s Fighter and Bomber Commands, the Desert Air Force (DAF) is far less well known, yet its achievements were spectacular.DAF led the way in North Africa and Italy in pioneering new tactics in close Army-Air Force cooperation on the battlefield, DAF and Allied air forces gave Allied armies in North Africa and Italy a decisive cutting edge...read more

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9781783462605 | Pen & Sword, June 19, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Compared to the RAF’s Fighter and Bomber Commands, the Desert Air Force (DAF) is far less well known, yet its achievements were spectacular.

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