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Red Christmas

Pub Date : 2012-04-20 | Author : Robert Forczyk | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780964065
ISBN 13 : 1780964064

By December 1942, the Soviets had surrounded the German 6th Army in Stalingrad, cutting off all lines of supply except through the air. Seeking to sever this last German lifeline, ..

Pegasus Bridge

Pub Date : 2013-09-20 | Author : Will Fowler | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472806352
ISBN 13 : 1472806352

The night before D-Day, light infantry and a detachment of Royal Engineers landed by gliders at Pegasus Bridge, which spanned the Caen Canal. Quickly overwhelming the guards, they ..

Storming Flight 181

Pub Date : 2011-04-19 | Author : Chris McNab | Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1849083762
ISBN 13 : 9781849083768

In 1977, Lufthansa Flight 181 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Mogadishu, Somalia. Once landed, members of the German special missions group, GSG-9, stormed the plane, killi..

The Bruneval Raid

Pub Date : 2012-03-20 | Author : Ken Ford | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849082976
ISBN 13 : 1849082979

In the darkest days of World War II, the British planned a daring airborne operation to capture the secret of the new German radar. Lead by Major John Frost, a company of paratroop..

Fools Martyrs Traitors

Pub Date : 2012-05-09 | Author : Lacey Baldwin Smith | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307817464
ISBN 13 : 0307817466

In this engrossing exploration of martyrdom, Lacey Baldwin Smith takes us on a riveting journey through history as he examines one of the most baffling characteristics of the human..

Faerie Winter

Pub Date : 2011-04-05 | Author : Janni Lee Simner | Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN 10 : 9780375896835
ISBN 13 : 037589683X

The long-awaited sequel to Janni Lee Simner's breathtaking YA fantasy debut, Bones of Faerie. Liza is a summoner. She can draw life to herself, even from beyond the grave. And beca..

The Secret War

Pub Date : 2016-05-10 | Author : Max Hastings | Publisher : HarperCollins

ISBN 10 : 9780062259295
ISBN 13 : 0062259296

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914, The Secret War is a sweeping examination of o..