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Mission:

Mission:

Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe

Hardcover (400 pages), kindle, audiobook

He was America's boy next door movie star and a recent Academy Award winner who left it all behind to join the United States Army Air Corps and fulfill his family mission to serve his country.

Shot Down:

Shot Down:

The True Story of Pilot Howard Snyder and the Crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth

Paperback (376 pages), kindle, audiobook

The dramatic experiences of the members of a ten-man B-17 bomber crew after their plane, piloted by the author's father, was knocked out of the sky by German fighters over the French/Belgian border on February 8, 1944.

Three Against Hitler

Three Against Hitler

A Compelling True Story of Three LDS Teens' Fight for Freedom

Paperback (184 pages), kindle

The power and indignation of the Third Reich focused on three young German boys who dared to distribute the truth about the war to their neighbors.

Shades of Gray:

Shades of Gray:

Memoirs of a Prussian Saint on the Eastern Front

Paperback (352 pages)

As an artillery spotter on the Eastern Front, Art Naujoks survived Stalingrad, and the horrors of being trapped behind enemy lines. As a Mormon, he was subject to ridicule and contempt from the German public.

Jimmy Stewart:

Jimmy Stewat:

Bomber Pilot

Paperback (288 pages), kindle, audiobook

Of all the celebrities who served their country during WWII, Jimmy Stewart was unique. On December 7th, 1941, he was already in uniform, beginning his long journey to become a bomber pilot in combat.

Two Guys Talkin' B-24s:

Two Guys Talkin' B-24s:

at a Cracker Barrel in Battle Creek, Michigan

Paperback (32 pages), kindle

Veterans of the 445th Bomb Group tell a side of life in WWII that is often left on the cutting room floor of documentaries.

King Kong Down: Jim Baynham and Ray Lemons:

King Kong Down: Jim Baynham and Ray Lemons:

A Kassel Mission Interview

Paperback (74 pages), kindle

In-depth interviews with survivors of the 445th Bomb Group's deadly 27 Sep 44 Kassel Mission, which suffered the largest loss by a USAAF bomb group on any mission in WWII.

John Cadden:

John Cadden:

A Kassel Mission Interview

Paperback (26 pages), kindle

In-depth interviews with survivors of the 445th Bomb Group's deadly 27 Sep 44 Kassel Mission, which suffered the largest loss by a USAAF bomb group on any mission in WWII.

What Happened to You Lazy Lou?

What Happened to You Lazy Lou?

Paperback (96 pages)

A week before Christmas in 1944 and within minutes of take off from their base in England, two american aircraft collided in a tragic unnecessary accident, killing well decorated combat veterans and mortally wounding a beloved mascot.

Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys:

Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys:

An American Woman in World War II

Paperback (320 pages)

Elizabeth Richardson, a Red Cross volunteer who worked as a Clubmobile hostess, provided a touch of home to American soldiers in England and France. It required both physical endurance and the skills of a trained counselor.

Since You Went Away:

Since You Went Away:

World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front

Paperback (310 pages)

A fascinating collection among the six billion letters that were sent overseas during WWII that will transport the reader back in time to an unforgettable era.

32 CoPilots

32 CoPilots

Paperback (296 pages)

No bomb group in WWII lost as many aircraft and crew members in a three month period.

Deadly Decision

Deadly Decision

An Unselfish Act Seals a Bomber Crew's Fate

Paperback (124 pages)

Decisions made on the fateful day of June 20, 1944, changed Sergeant Centore's world forever when disaster struck Crew 601 on a mission to bomb oil facilities deep into Germany.

Marking Time:

Marking Time:

My time in the ATS

Kindle (~117 pages)

A Bristol woman's story of her time spent in Britain's Auxiliary Territorial Service.

Women At Risk:

Women At Risk:

We Also Served

Paperback (492 pages)

More than 60 women explain some of the things they did or do in the military or as civilians. They tell us why they volunteered, how their lives were changed, and answer the question, Would I do it again?

Gabby:

Gabby:

A Fighter Pilot's Life

Paperback (176 pages)

If ever a man has earned his place in the annals of military history, that man is Francis Gabby Gabreski.

Ace of Aces:

Ace of Aces:

The Story of Fighter Pilot Dick Bong

Kindle only (~88 pages)

The illustrious career of Richard Ira "Dick" Bong, P-38 fighter pilot and America's highest-scoring air Ace.

Hitler's Last Soldier in America

Hitler's Last Soldier in America

Hardcover (184 pages)

The personal story of Georg Gaertner, a German POW who escaped from a camp in New Mexico to avoid being sent back to Soviet occupation. He slipped into American society and lived a quiet American life for forty years.

Ernie Pyle's War:

Ernie Pyle's War:

America's Eyewitness to World War II

Paperback (336 pages), kindle

Ernie Pyle, better than any other WWII journalist, conveyed the triumphs and tribulations of the common soldier trying to survive a brutal conflict. From North Africa and Normandy, Anzio and Okinawa - where he died - Pyle brought the war home to America.

Anne Frank:

Anne Frank:

The Diary of a Young Girl

Paperback (304 pages)

A world classic - a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit.

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