World War II

The Winter Fortress

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The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544368057
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 3rd, 2016

If Germany had succeeded in developing an atomic bomb, it would have changed the outcome of the war. This is the story of the attempt to destroy the plant in Norway that was supplying the Nazis with large quantities of heavy water, an integral part of the weapon. Perched atop a 600 foot cliff and accessible only by a narrow and heavily-guarded suspension bridge, the building was nearly impregnable. Easily rivaling the best fiction thrillers, this book is an Icily (in every sense) suspenseful account of one of the most daring and crucial missions of World War II. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps by Nikolaus Wachsmann - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780374535926
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 2nd, 2016

Winner of the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize 2016. Immense scholarship!! Vivid humanity!! ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


Avenue of Spies

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Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804140058
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Published: Broadway Books - August 2nd, 2016

A gripping true story of courage and resistance in occupied Paris. Dr. Summer Jackson was the chief surgeon at the American Hospital. After observing the ever-escalating levels of Nazi brutality, Dr. Jackson, at great danger to himself and his family, became directly involved in an underground network that smuggled imperiled people to safety in Spain and Great Britain. This is a moving testimony to the power of the human spirit. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose - Book Review

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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743224543
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 6th, 2001

Mr. Ambrose does an absolutely fantastic job of telling the story of one of the greatest American platoons in history. Starting with their brutal training, going forward to their drop over Normandy, to the end of their fight in one of Hitler's residences. 10/10. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge - Book Review

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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780891419198
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Published: Presidio Press - September 25th, 2007

A marine and his rifle in the Pacific Theater. Next to Robert Leckie, Sledge captures his struggle better than almost anyone else. ~ Reviewed by Uilliam Murray


Avenue of Spies

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Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804140034
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - August 4th, 2015

A gripping true story of courage and resistance in occupied Paris. Dr. Summer Jackson was the chief surgeon at the American Hospital. After observing the ever-escalating levels of Nazi brutality, Dr. Jackson, at great danger to himself and his family, became directly involved in an underground network that smuggled imperiled people to safety in Spain and Great Britain. This is a moving testimony to the power of the human spirit. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


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