Devil at My Heels: A Heroic Olympian's Astonishing Story of Survival as a Japanese POW in World War II

The inspirational and extraordinarymemoir of one of the most courageous of the greatest generation, Louis Zamperini Olympian, WWII Japanese POW and survivor n nA juvenile delinquent, a world class NCAA miler, a 1936 Olympian, a WWII bombardier Louis Zamperini had a fuller than most, when it changed

The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany 1944-45

The Barnes Noble ReviewMaster WWII military historian Stephen Ambrose, bestselling author of such classic works as n Band of Brothers n and n D Day n, hits the front lines again with this exciting and compelling look at the courageous young men who flew the massive B 24 bombers over Germany during

Combat Crew

Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written n nJohn Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80% After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360 degree

History Wars: The Enola Gay and Other Battles for the American Past

From the taming of the West to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the portrayal of the past has become a battleground at the heart of American politics What kind of history Americans should read, see, or fund is no longer merely a matter of professional interest to teachers, historians