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Seacoast Fortifications of the United States: An Introductory History
Seacoast Fortifications of the United States
An Introductory History
Paperback      ISBN: 1557505020
The only work available on the history of U.S. coastal defenses, including their armament and architecture. It will appeal to fort visitors and naval history buffs as well as to those interested in artillery and military architecture.
At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor
At Dawn We Slept
The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor
Paperback      ISBN: 0140157344
Records the planning and execution of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and looks at what it reveals about American leadership
Pickett's Charge: A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
Pickett's Charge
A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
Paperback      ISBN: 0395597722
Presents a history of the decisive battle at Gettysburg based on military and personal accounts.
The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864
The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864
Hardcover      ISBN: 0807118737
Recounts the first battle between Grant and Lee, when greater Union forces were stopped in dense forests near the Rapidan River in May 1864, causing heavy Confederate losses that meant the beginning of the end for the South
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
Paperback      ISBN: 0684813785
Traces the development of the atomic bomb from Leo Szilard's concept through the drama of the race to build a workable device to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima
The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Paperback      ISBN: 034538623x
A definitive Pulitzer Prize-winning recreation of the powderkeg that was Europe during the crucial first thirty days of World War I traces the actions of statesmen and patriots alike in Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Paris. Reprint. NYT.
Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
Guadalcanal
The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
Paperback      ISBN: 0140165614
A history of the battle at Guadalcanal draws on first-time translations of official Japanese defense accounts and declassified U.S. radio intelligence to recreate this critical campaign. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. NYT.
A Vietcong Memoir
A Vietcong Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0394743091
Offers a first-hand account of Viet Cong activity in South Vietnam, the torments of the war, and the country's unification
Going Solo
Going Solo
Paperback      ISBN: 0140103066
Recounts Dahl's life as a young man from his employment with the Shell Company in Tanzania through his service in the Royal Air Force during World War II
Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz
Children of the Flames
Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz
Paperback      ISBN: 0140169318
Reveals the experiences of twin children in the hands of Dr. Josef Mengele.