Dogfight over Tokyo: The Final Air Battle of the Pacific and the Last Four Men to Die in World War II

From a top World War II author, the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace When Billy Hobbs and his fellow Hellcat aviators from Air Group 88 lifted off from the venerable Navy carrier USS Yorktown early on the morning of August 15, 1945, they

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One of Literary Hub s Most Anticipated Books of 2019 A Best Book of Summer at amNY, Moda Operandi, Publishers Weekly, Southern Living, and Thrillist A Best Book of July at The Washington Post, Hello Giggles, Refinery 29, TIME Magazine, and Mind Body Green It is 1937, and Europe is on the brink of

Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943

An engrossing, epic history of the US Army in the Pacific War Out here, mention is seldom seen of the achievements of the Army ground troops, wrote one officer in the fall of 1943, whereas the Marines are blown up to the skies Even today, the Marines are celebrated as the victors of the Pacific

The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize a nuclear bombScientists have always kept secrets But rarely have the secrets been as vital as they were du

The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

Prize winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction.Following their breakout from N

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.