STEEL THUNDER ON THE EASTERN FRONT by Stackpole Books, Text by Michael Olive -- A visual history of the artillery used by the Germans and Russians on the Eastern Front in World War II. Features hundreds of photos, most of them from private collections around the world, depicting artillery pieces, other equipment, and the men who crewed the guns. A color insert shows preserved guns and ammunition. This is an ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, modelers, and reenactors.

STEEL THUNDER ON THE EASTERN FRONT by Stackpole Books, Text by Michael Olive -- A visual history of the artillery used by the Germans and Russians on the Eastern Front in World War II. Features hundreds of photos, most of them from private collections around the world, depicting artillery pieces, other equipment, and the men who crewed the guns. A color insert shows preserved guns and ammunition. This is an ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, modelers, and reenactors.

D-DAY BOMBERS by Stephen Darlow -- In this vivid and dramatic look at World War II in the air, eight different aircrews--three American and five British--tell eye-opening and heart-racing stories of operations before, during, and after D-Day. These bombing missions helped pave the way for the success of the Allies' invasion of Normandy, disrupting German transportation, destroying various installations, and spreading fear and panic.

D-DAY BOMBERS by Stephen Darlow -- In this vivid and dramatic look at World War II in the air, eight different aircrews--three American and five British--tell eye-opening and heart-racing stories of operations before, during, and after D-Day. These bombing missions helped pave the way for the success of the Allies' invasion of Normandy, disrupting German transportation, destroying various installations, and spreading fear and panic.

THE GERMANS IN NORMANDY by Richard Hargreaves -- Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and official documents, this is a vivid and frequently horrific picture of life for the men who held Hitler's vaunted Atlantic Wall when the Allies invaded France in June 1944 and who put up a bitter but ultimately hopeless defense throughout that summer. These are the German soldiers who manned the pillboxes on Omaha Beach, fired the machine guns across farmfields, and commanded the Tiger…

THE GERMANS IN NORMANDY by Richard Hargreaves -- Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and official documents, this is a vivid and frequently horrific picture of life for the men who held Hitler's vaunted Atlantic Wall when the Allies invaded France in June 1944 and who put up a bitter but ultimately hopeless defense throughout that summer. These are the German soldiers who manned the pillboxes on Omaha Beach, fired the machine guns across farmfields, and commanded the Tiger…

THE JEWEL OF LIBERTY by David Long -- Combines in-depth research with challenging new arguments to present the case for the election of 1864--which returned Lincoln to office to continue the war and cemented emancipation--as the most important in American history.

THE JEWEL OF LIBERTY by David Long -- Combines in-depth research with challenging new arguments to present the case for the election of 1864--which returned Lincoln to office to continue the war and cemented emancipation--as the most important in American history.

THE WINTER WAR by ELOISE ENGLE and LAURI PAANANEN Authoritative account of Finland's brave defense against the Soviet Union in World War II, focusing on the human side of one of the war's toughest campaigns

THE WINTER WAR by ELOISE ENGLE and LAURI PAANANEN Authoritative account of Finland's brave defense against the Soviet Union in World War II, focusing on the human side of one of the war's toughest campaigns

BLOODY SKIES by Nicholas A. Veronico -- A visual history of the US Eighth Air Force in World War II, featuring hundreds of photos of American bomber and fighter planes damaged or shot down by the German Luftwaffe. Captions provide information on their crews and missions. This book is an ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, and modelers.

BLOODY SKIES by Nicholas A. Veronico -- A visual history of the US Eighth Air Force in World War II, featuring hundreds of photos of American bomber and fighter planes damaged or shot down by the German Luftwaffe. Captions provide information on their crews and missions. This book is an ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, and modelers.

LUFTWAFFE WAR DIARY by Uwe Feist and Thomas McGuirl -- A visual history of the German air force in World War II, featuring hundreds of color and black-and-white images of pilots and crews, aircraft, uniforms, awards, sidearms, and more. Includes Stuka dive-bombers, Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighters, and other planes.

LUFTWAFFE WAR DIARY by Uwe Feist and Thomas McGuirl -- A visual history of the German air force in World War II, featuring hundreds of color and black-and-white images of pilots and crews, aircraft, uniforms, awards, sidearms, and more. Includes Stuka dive-bombers, Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighters, and other planes.

SURRENDER INVITES DEATH by John A. English -- An examination of what it was like to fight Hitler's ideological troops in Normandy starting on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Regarded as Nazi Germany's elite military force, the Waffen SS had a reputation for ferocity on the battlefield and mercilessness to prisoners. This book assesses the combat performance of American, British, and Canadian units against the Waffen SS and includes accounts of well-known SS soldiers and formations.

SURRENDER INVITES DEATH by John A. English -- An examination of what it was like to fight Hitler's ideological troops in Normandy starting on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Regarded as Nazi Germany's elite military force, the Waffen SS had a reputation for ferocity on the battlefield and mercilessness to prisoners. This book assesses the combat performance of American, British, and Canadian units against the Waffen SS and includes accounts of well-known SS soldiers and formations.

TWO ONE PONY -- Author Charles Carr recounts his experiences serving as a mechanized infantryman in the Mekon Delta with the 9th Infantry Division. Two One Pony was the name of his squad's armored personnel carrier. This book is the thoughtful, reflective narrative of a reluctant soldier in Vietnam and captures the rhythms of life in war as well as the boredom and chaos of Vietnam.

TWO ONE PONY -- Author Charles Carr recounts his experiences serving as a mechanized infantryman in the Mekon Delta with the 9th Infantry Division. Two One Pony was the name of his squad's armored personnel carrier. This book is the thoughtful, reflective narrative of a reluctant soldier in Vietnam and captures the rhythms of life in war as well as the boredom and chaos of Vietnam.

THE DEVIL'S GARDEN by Steven Zaloga -- This fresh look at D-Day explains why the U.S. Army suffered enormous casualties on Omaha Beach. Zaloga draws on original research, including recently discovered German artillery maps, and offers well-supported conclusions that are sure to spark debate.   "A powerful, highly recommended reference that should be in any military history collection." -- Midwest Book Review / California Bookwatch

THE DEVIL'S GARDEN by Steven Zaloga -- This fresh look at D-Day explains why the U.S. Army suffered enormous casualties on Omaha Beach. Zaloga draws on original research, including recently discovered German artillery maps, and offers well-supported conclusions that are sure to spark debate. "A powerful, highly recommended reference that should be in any military history collection." -- Midwest Book Review / California Bookwatch

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