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WWII Diary: Pvt. Donald Duane Johnson By Mary Johnson Corcoran & Jane Johnson Kill
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The following is the saga of my 22 months in the U.S. Army as a Private and a Prisoner of War as told by me to my daughter Mary, written in a diary I had won in a lottery on Sunday, January 20, 1945... More > at Stalag 7-A, Moosburg, Germany through the International Red Cross Committee (operations through Geneva, Switzerland).< Less
Uniforms, Accessories and Equipment for U.S. Army Officers and Enlisted Men By M.L. French & Son, Inc.
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Paperback. This is a reprint of a 1940 catalog by a civilian clothing manufacturer who produced and sold all manner of uniforms, equipment and accessories to U.S. Army officers and enlisted men. This... More > catalog illustrates and describes many of the items that soldiers wore during the early days of World War II. An interesting piece of nostalgia, which will prove to be most interesting to collectors—especially the prices! 20 pages, 40+ illus.< Less
The Courage to Survive: My Papou's Story of WWII By Alexandra Constantina Dorow
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Papou had stories to tell that went unheard until his granddaughter decided to write this book. He was not a hero, he said. He was a boy. He didn’t choose to fight this war. He was drafted.... More > He was only 18, a recent high school graduate, a child, and somebody’s son. This boy survived landing on Omaha Beach with his friends falling all around him. But on the morning of October 7, 1944, he was almost fatally injured by a bomb that landed on his tent. He learned how to walk again, and chose to go straight back to the front lines - because he felt that was where he should be, with his buddies. He came back only to find that he was one of the few in his unit who remained. This is a story of WWII. It’s also a story of love, faith, courage and hope. This book is appropriate for elementary through high school and addresses the US History and Social Studies standard of The World and the US' Place in it; Conflicts between and among countries and people, US World History Sequence.< Less
Save Our Souls: Rescues Made By U.S. Submarines During WWII By Douglas E. Campbell
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At last count, nearly 2,400 people can claim that their lives were saved by a U.S. submarine during World War II. Of that number, 523 Allied aviators could claim that distinction after crashing... More > their aircraft into the sea and being saved by a submarine operating in the “Lifeguard League.” The remaining number were a collection of other military and civilian personnel along various walks of life. Some of those rescued went on to retire as senior military officers including U.S. Navy Admirals, some back to missionary work, some to manage large companies in later years, some to philanthropic endeavors to pay everyone back for saving their lives. It is a story worth telling.< Less
U.S. ARMY ARMORED DIVISION 1943-1945 By Yves J. BELLANGER
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The author presents an extremely detailed record of the organization, doctrine, and equipment of the Armored Division of September 1943. He examines each unit of the division. A chapter is dedicated... More > to the Tank Battalion, Armored Infantry Battalion, but also Maintenance and Medical Battalions. The author examines the organization and tactical doctrine of each unit and studies the doctrine of employment of the unit, as well as the duties of key personnel. Each sub-unit is presented by lists of personnel, weapons, vehicles, and equipment. The book includes 146 charts depicting the organization of all units. In each chapter, a special paragraph examines the modifications made in the field by armored division’s units, as found in unit reports, and histories, and veterans recollections. This is an essential reference for re-enactors, modellers, wargamers, researchers, and all those who require a detailed guide to the U.S. Armored Division during WWII.< Less
On The Way, The 230th Field Artillery Battalion in WWII By Editor: Walt Cross
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This is the WWII unit history of the 230th Field Artillery Battalion in Europe. The 230th took part in the invasion of France, the battle at Mortain, the Battle of the Bulge, Malmedy at the time of... More > the massacre, as well as the Roer River and Elbe River crossings. This is the story of an outstanding U.S. Army artillery unit. It is about real soldiers in real combat making real history.< Less
WWII: Operation WhiteBox (High Quality Gloss) By Peter C. Spahn
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WWII: Operation WhiteBox is a roleplaying game of WWII special forces action designed for compatibility with the Swords & Wizardry WhiteBox roleplaying game. In WWII: Operation WhiteBox, the... More > player characters (PCs) play the role of WWII special forces operatives. They may be formally trained and part of an officially designated special forces unit such as the SAS or U.S. Army Airborne, or they may simply be guerilla fighters dedicated to making life hard for the German Army. They may also be covert agents working for organizations such as the SOE or OSS. Whatever their affiliation, their job is to complete missions behind enemy lines, paving the way for the next Allied advance. Out of respect for those who served in WWII and all wars past, present, and future, Small Niche Games will donate a portion of each purchase annually to a Veteran's charity. (FULL COLOR VERSION)< Less
WWII: Operation WhiteBox (B&W) By Peter C. Spahn
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WWII: Operation WhiteBox is a roleplaying game of WWII special forces action designed for compatibility with the Swords & Wizardry WhiteBox roleplaying game. In WWII: Operation WhiteBox, the... More > player characters (PCs) play the role of WWII special forces operatives. They may be formally trained and part of an officially designated special forces unit such as the SAS or U.S. Army Airborne, or they may simply be guerilla fighters dedicated to making life hard for the German Army. They may also be covert agents working for organizations such as the SOE or OSS. Whatever their affiliation, their job is to complete missions behind enemy lines, paving the way for the next Allied advance. Out of respect for those who served in WWII and all wars past, present, and future, Small Niche Games will donate a portion of each purchase annually to a Veteran's charity.< Less
Aberdeen Proving Ground Museum 1919-1960 By U.S. Army Ordnance
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Facsimile reprint of 1960 monograph detailing the history of the Aberdeen Proving Ground Museum, now known as the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, from the end of World War I, to World War II, and through... More > the 1950s. 75 photos, 2 plans, appendices.< Less
Red Tracers; the 482nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery in WWII By Walt Cross
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THIS IS THE UNIT HISTORY OF THE 482ND ANTI-AIRCRAFT ARTILLERY BATTALION DURING WWII. THE 482ND FOUGHT TO DEFEND BASTOGNE AND ST. VITH IN BELGIUM. THE BATTALION WAS THE FIRST AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY... More > UNIT AT THE CAPTURE OF THE RHINE RIVER BRIDGE AT REMAGEN. BY THE TIME IT WAS OVER THE UNIT HAD EARNED A PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION FOR GALLANTRY AND HEROISM.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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