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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Originally published, London , Allen Lane, 1982
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Military intelligence, World War 2 Military operations Effects of possession...
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by Hassel, Sven, 1917-
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Translation of Frontkammerater
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Heller, Joseph
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"A Laurel Book"--T.p. verso
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
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by Greene, Graham, 1904-1991
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"First published by William Heinemann Ltd 1951; published in Penguin Books 1962; reset and reprinted from the Collected Edition 1975"--T.p. verso
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Adultery, Terminally ill, Male friendship
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by Harris, Robert, 1957-
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War, 1939-1945, English fiction
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by Vercors, 1902-1991; Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974
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"First printing."
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Wulffson, Don L
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In 1943, sixteen-year-old Erik experiences the horrors of war when he is drafted into the German army and sent to fight on the Russian front
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Borowski, Tadeusz, 1922-1951
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This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen.--A day at Harmenz.--The people who walked on.--Auschwitz, our home (a letter).--The death of Schillinger.--The man with the package.--The supper.--A true story.--Silence.--The January offensive.--A visit.--The world of stone
Topics: Borowski, Tadeusz, 1922-1951, World War, 1939-1945, War stories, Polish
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by Stephenson, Neal
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An American computer hacker operating in Southeast Asia attempts to break a World War II cypher to find the location of a missing shipment of gold. The gold was stolen by the Japanese during the war. By the author of The Diamond Age
Topics: Science Fiction - High Tech, Historical - General, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Science...
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by Heller, Joseph
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Sequel: Closing time
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966
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"Originally published under title: "The last nine days of the Bismarck."
Topics: Bismarck (Battleship), World War, 1939-1945
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
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by Leckie, Robert, 1920-2001
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"From Parris Island to the Pacific -- a young marine's stirring account of combat in World War II"--Cover
Topics: Military - World War II, Non-Classifiable, Military History - World War II, History - Military /...
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by Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim
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Reprint of 1962 ed. published by Macmillan, New York
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945
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by Liddell Hart, Basil Henry, Sir, 1895-1970
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Bibliography: p. 715-716
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Heller, Joseph
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Beach, Edward L. (Edward Latimer), 1918-2002
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Topics: United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Submarines (Ships), Sea stories
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Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in 1942, Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence
Topics: Auschwitz (Concentration camp), Auschwitz (Concentration camp), Auschwitz (Concentration camp),...
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by Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
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by Moyzisch, L. C; Papen, Franz von, 1879-1969
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Translation of: Der Fall Cicero
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Espionage
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by Antony Beevor
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Topics: Berlin, Battle of, Berlin, Germany, 1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Berlin, World War,...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-241) and index
Topics: European history: Second World War, The Holocaust, World history: Second World War, Second World...
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by Saint-Exupery, Antoine de, 1900-1944; Galantiere, Lewis, 1893-; Lamotte, Bernard, 1903-
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Illustrated lining-papers in color
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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v. 1. The battle of the Atlantic, 9/39-5/43 -- v. 2. Operations in North African waters, 10/42-6/43 -- v. 3. The rising sun in the Pacific, 1931-4/42 -- v. 4. Coral Sea, Midway and submarine actions, 5/42-8/42 -- v. 5. The struggle for Quadalcanal, 8/42-2/43 -- v. 6. Breaking the Bismarks barrier, 7/ 22/42-5/1/44 -- v. 7. Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, 6/42-4/ 44 -- v. 8. New Guinea and the Marianas, 3/44-8/44
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955
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Translation of: Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen
Topics: Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945
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Topics: Reid, P. R. (Patrick Robert), 1910-1990, Schloss Colditz (Colditz, Germany), World War, 1939-1945
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by Dönitz, Karl, 1892-
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Translation of Zehn Jahre und zwanzig Tage
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Creel, Ann Howard
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Includes reader's guide
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Japanese Americans, Female friendship, Married women
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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Bibliography: p. 357-367
Topics: War criminals, World War, 1939-1945, Secret service, Spies, Brain drain, World politics, Nazis
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by Paul Brickhill
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Topics: Brickhill, Paul., Stalag Luft III., World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British., World...
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by Ryan, Cornelius
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 336-339) and index
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Lowry, Lois
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In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
Topics: Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War), World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, World War,...
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
Source: inlibrary
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by Higgins, Jack, 1929-
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960. Breaking wave; Chubb, Mary, 1903-2003. Nefertiti lived here; Higgins, Marguerite. News is a singular thing; Lancaster, Bruce, 1896-1963. From Lexingtion to Liberty; Mackenzie, Gertrude. My love affair with the State of Maine; Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000. Peanuts. Selections
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"My love affaif with the State of Maine" is noted as having been authored by Gertrude Mackenzie, who is also referred to as Scotty Mackenzie
Topics: Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, 14th cent. B.C, Mackenzie, Scotty, 1917-, Goode, Ruth, World War,...
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by Yoshiko Uchida
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Topics: Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction., World War,...
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by Higgins, Jack, 1929-
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"Elements of this work were taken from Seven pillars to hell by the same author, published in England in 1963"--T.p. verso
Topics: Archaeologists, World War, 1939-1945
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by McSwigan, Marie, 1907-1962; LaBlanc, André
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"An Apple paperback."
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Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by MacLean, Alistair, 1922-1987
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"A Fawcett Crest book."
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Winterbotham, F. W. (Frederick William), 1897-1990
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Topics: Winterbotham, F. W. (Frederick William), 1897-, World War, 1939-1945
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Amerikanen, Tweede Wereldoorlog
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by Schneider, Franz, 1928- tr; Gullans, Charles B., tr
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Translation of Letzte Briefe aus Stalingrad
Topics: Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943, World War, 1939-1945, Last letters before death
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by Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
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Australasian anxieties -- The setback in the desert -- Penalties in Malaya -- A vote of confidence -- Cabinet changes -- The fall of Singapore -- The u-boat paradise -- The loss of the Dutch East Indies -- The invasion of Burma -- Ceylon and the Bay of Bengal -- The shipping stranglehold -- India-The Cripps Mission -- Madagascar -- American naval victories, the Coral Sea and Midway Island -- The Arctic convoys, 1942 -- The offensive in the Aether -- Malta and the desert -- "Second front...
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Malgonkar, Manohar, 1913-
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Remarque, Erich Maria, 1898-1970
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Translation of Im Westen nichts Neues
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945
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by Wick, Lori
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Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945,...
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Topics: Bader, Douglas, 1910-, World War, 1939-1945
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Uris, Leon, 1924-2003
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, ©1953
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Uris, Leon - Prose & Criticism, Fiction - Men's Adventure, Fiction,...
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What is Pearl Harbor? -- Shikata ga nai -- Different kind of sand -- Common master plan -- Almost a family -- Whatever he did had flourish -- Fort Lincoln: an interview -- Mess hall bells -- Reservoir shack: an aside -- Yes yes no no -- Manzanar, U.S.A. -- Outings, explorations -- In the firebreak -- Departures -- Free to go -- It's all starting -- Ka-ke, near Hiroshima: April 1946 -- Re-entry -- Double impulse -- Girl of my dreams -- Ten thousand voices
Topics: Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki, Manzanar War Relocation Center, Japanese Americans, World War, 1939-1945
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by Goebbels, Joseph, 1897-1945; Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), 1914-
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Includes indexes
Topics: Goebbels, Joseph, 1897-1945, Statesmen, World War, 1939-1945, Guerre mondiale (1939-1945)
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by Uris, Leon, 1924-2003
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945
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by Roosevelt, Elliott, 1910-
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"First printing."
Topics: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by MacLean, Alistair, 1922-1987
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by MacLean, Alistair, 1922-1987
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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Bibliography: p. [421]-433
Topics: Donovan William J, United States. Office of Strategic Services, États-Unis. Office of Strategic...
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by Frank, Anne, 1929-1945; Stevens, G. R. (George Richard), 1908-
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The now famous diary of Anne Frank who was forced to live in hiding as the Nazis took power in the Netherlands
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Jews, Jews, Jews, Jews
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by Maclean, Fitzroy, 1911-1996
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
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Bibliographical references included in "Footnotes" (p. [481]-510) and index
Topics: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969, World War, 1939-1945, Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945, Guerre...
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by Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
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The follies of the victors, 1919-1929 -- Peace at its zenith, 1922-1931 -- Lurking dangers -- Adolf Hitler -- The locust years, 1931-1935 -- The darkening scene, 1934 -- Air parity lost, 1934-1935 -- Challenge and response, 1935 -- Problems of air and sea, 1935-1939 -- Sanctions against Italy, 1935 -- Hitler strikes -- The loaded pause-Spain -- Germany armed, 1936-1938 -- Mr. Eden of the Foreign Office: his resignation -- The rape of Austria, February, 1938 -- Czechoslovakia -- The tragedy of...
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-417) and index
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Enigma variations (Elgar), Tweede Wereldoorlog,...
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by Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993
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Includes index
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993, Hitler, Adolf...
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by Wilson, Sloan, 1920-
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Inheritance and succession, Illegitimate children, Corporate culture,...
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by Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"First edition."
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993, World War, 1939-1945,...
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by De Seversky, Alexander P. (Alexander Procofieff), 1894-1974
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Topics: Aeronautics, Military, World War, 1939-1945
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by Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981
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With half-title
Topics: Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981, World War, 1939-1945, CHR 1951, PRO McNeil, Don (inscription) (RBC...
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by Ambrose, Stephen E; Cowley, Robert
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Previously published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2001
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Kurowski, Franz
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Includes index
Topics: Tanks (Military science), Tank warfare, World War, 1939-1945, Soldiers, World War, 1939-1945
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-285) and index
Topics: Mengele, Josef, 1911-1979, Auschwitz (Concentration camp), War criminals, Physicians, World War,...
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by Brickhill, Paul
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Escapes
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by Reeman, Douglas
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945