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Christmas in July: Ten free copies of "Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance After Valkyrie" from Oxford University Press

This coming Wednesday night (16 June), at 7pm ESDT, Oxford University Press is sponsoring a 10-book giveaway for our members of Randall Han…

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Never, Never, Never Give Up! 549th Field Artillery Battalion - "The Mighty 49er's!"

When I first started the quest to trace my father's path throughout Europe during WWII, my ambition was driven by the desire to help him u…

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Movie Review - Fury

I saw the movie Fury tonight about the  Sherman tank crew in Germany, April  1945. Be warned it is not for the faint of heart. Vulgarity, b…

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1 Oct 25
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From CNN.com: Wreck of WWII German U-boat found off North Carolina

Wreck of WWII German U-boat found off North Carolina Link to the story on CNN.com: http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/21/us/north-carolina-u-boat-w

Started by Scott Lyons

0 Oct 23

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WWII Japanese pilot's quest for redemption

IT'S the last question of a long interview and Kaname Harada, once Japan's most revered fighter pilot, gives a chuckle and nods his head.…

Started by Randy Gann

0 Oct 19

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From the First World War to the Second World War: Making the Legend of Erwin Rommel, the ‘Desert Fox’

As I read through Dr. Randall Hansen’s Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance after Valkyrie, I’m impressed with the author’s integration of…

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THE FORGOTTEN TANK ACE

"THE FORGOTTEN TANK ACE" "Staff Sergeant Latayette G. Pool, an Ameican to Remember" By Dean and Nan Kleffman Published in March, 1998 issu…

Started by Randy Gann

0 Sep 13

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From The Atlantic: Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II

Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II And, in the process, they created a nation of readers. Yoni AppelbaumSep 10 2014…

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0 Sep 12

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Some thoughts on the movie “Inglourious Basterds”

Memo to Hollywood: phony Southern accents rarely work. You’re either from the South or you’re not. Had Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 World War I…

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0 Sep 10

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U.S. Army Military Police in Brazil

I discovered that my grandfather was a member of the 1207th Military Police Company (Aviation) during WWII and - according to my mother and…

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6 Sep 10
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M1 Garand vs. SVT-40

Submitted for your review. An article comparing the American M1 Garand Rifle to the Soviet SVT-40. This is from the Guns America website an…

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0 Aug 27

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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

By E.B. SLEDGE

In honor or the U.S. Marine Corps' 239th birthday, we are giving away electronic copies (for iPad and Kindle) of Eugene Sledge's classic New York Times Bestseller.

Please join us 10 November 2014 for this giveaway in the War in the Pacific group at 8pm EST.

From Amazon.com "“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom Hanks"

Colditz: The Full Story

By P.R. REID

Releases 15 December 2014

Please join us 19 November 2014 at 8pm EST in the D-Day, Normandy & Europe group. This exciting new book is offered to us from our friends at Zenith Press.

From Zenith Press: The Germans thought escape was impossible. These men proved them wrong.

Colditz Castle, located near Leipzig Germany, was the last stop for select Allied prisoners during World War II. It was here, a reportedly impregnable fortress, that the Germans sent all the prisoners who escaped from other prisons.

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