Saving Hitler (Maddox Book 3)

By Jack Hayes

For Captain Maddox, will probably be the strangest venture of an extended and tough war.

Not killing Hitler...but saving him.

Poor future health has pressured Maddox into retirement after a chain missions that may have accomplished off lesser males.

He thinks his struggle is over.

Then significant Lyle turns up at his door with one final task.

The Allies are looking to trap one among Hitler's many doubles - a guy who he believes possesses very important info which may shorten the war.

But why do they wish Maddox for this strike?

Lyle isn't really announcing.

After assembling a joint British-American group, they plan to assault the Nazi citadel the place the guy they want is located.

But Maddox can experience anything is incorrect. not anything is going how it used to be planned.

It appears to be like that Lyle has a mystery schedule.

Soon Maddox's suspicions are proven whilst a person at the challenge starts off slowly killing off the group one by means of one…

And Maddox is plunged into one of many War's darkest episodes - the place pals turn into enemies and enemies acquaintances.

Will he shop Hitler? Or his personal skin...

'Saving Hitler' is the 3rd within the full-throttle WWII event Maddox sequence. it truly is ideal for fanatics of Jack Higgins and Alistair MacLean.

'An explosive motion mystery that throws new gentle on WWII'.' - Tom Kasey, best-selling writer of 'The Dante Conspiracy'.

Jack Hayes is an writer and journalist dwelling in London. His books comprise the best-selling ‘Candleburn’, 'Blood purple Sea', 'Overtime' and 'Dead guy Rising'.

Endeavour Press is the UK's prime self sustaining writer of electronic books.

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Wars I Have Seen

By Gertrude Stein

A cautious examining of this - one among Stein's such a lot accesible books - unearths an intimate portrait of what it was once wish to reside lower than Nazi-occupied France and move for a standard citizen. Descriptions of prisoners and bombs are jarringly juxtaposed with quotidian vignettes approximately bread, boots, watches, in addition to ruminations of the yank Civil struggle and England below Henry VIII after which Shakespeare.

What makes this sort of writing so fascinating is that Stein doesn't make a decision for the reader what's very important or no longer. She talks with an analogous depth approximately deepest issues and political catastrophes. whilst she concerns approximately honey, her boots and different houselhold issues whereas taking into consideration prisoners on a educate she exhibits precisely what one has to accommodate in one's personal privateness. One has to discover how one can continue to exist in such events each day. Such is struggle. Her comparability of what's taking place in her time with the britain of Henry VIII, of Shakespeare, are an exhilarating accessory on her technique of contemplating heritage as consistently repeating itself. those a number of strands of time and standpoint make this publication a needs to learn for Stein admirers in addition to for these attracted to the background of Modernism.

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German Soldiers of World War Two

Histoire & Collections' all time most sensible promoting e-book used to be German squaddies of global battle II. lengthy out of print it's been sought by way of creditors and fanatics commanding excessive costs in used publication industry. This lengthy awaited reprint is really way over that. the recent model comprises major extra fabric. each soldier is proven on a whole web page, back and front with quite a few aspect photographs of head equipment, apparatus and so on. The chronological order of the unique variation is retained, whereas the widest collection of kinds of IIIrd Reich militia individuals is featured, from the main well-known uniforms to the extra obscure.

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Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships 1941-45 (New Vanguard)

By Mark Stille

The Imperial eastern military of worldwide battle 2 handed the Allied and Axis fleets in innovation and know-how. This name covers the 12 jap battleships that observed carrier among 1941-45. every one category is taken into account in flip in gentle of its layout and building, its armament and wartime changes. the writer, Mark Stille, additionally makes use of first-hand debts and dramatic photos to inform the tale of those amazing battleships at conflict, together with significant engagements throughout the raid at Pearl Harbor and the conflict of halfway. He additionally examines the broader context of jap battleship improvement by way of the naval approach and cult of the battleship. This identify will fascinate any naval fanatic, and the exact colour plates will make it crucial for modelers of the interval.

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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944

By Stephen E. Ambrose

Within the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German protection forces and prepared the ground for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge used to be the 1st engagement of D-Day, the turning element of worldwide warfare II.

This gripping account of it by way of acclaimed writer Stephen Ambrose brings to existence a bold undertaking so the most important that, had it been unsuccessful, the total Normandy invasion may have failed. Ambrose lines each one step of the arrangements over many months to the minute-by-minute pleasure of the hand-to-hand confrontations at the bridge. it is a tale of heroism and cowardice, kindness and brutality—the stuff of all nice adventures.

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To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis (Holocaust Remembrance Series)

By Kathy Kacer

The genuine tale of the send St. Louis, which left Germany in may well 1939 packed with Jewish passengers looking safe haven in Cuba. Denied port in Cuba, the U.S., and eventually Canada, the St. Louis was once compelled to come Europe, the place many passengers later died within the Holocaust. in the course of the eyes of 2 kids, Sol and Lisa, either one of whom survived the conflict and shared their reports, we see as their trip starts off with pleasure and desire, in basic terms to finish in frustration and worry.

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Remagen Bridge: 9th Armoured Infantry Division

By Andrew Rawson

In Spring 1945 one ultimate hurdle confronted the yankee and British Armies below Ike's perfect command - the Rhine. This amazing river was once actually the final ditch for the defence of Hitler's Germany. Crossing it'd be an enormous army project. The race was once directly to locate intact crossings that can retailer many lives and invaluable time.

Famously the yankee forces in a bold coup-de-main operation seized the Bridge at Reagen which because of German blunder and oversight remained intact.

This is the exciting tale of that good fortune.

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Warsaw 1944: Poland's bid for freedom (Campaign)

By Robert Forczyk

Osprey's research of the involvement of Poland's domestic military in international battle II (1939-1945). Poland had it sounds as if lain dormant lower than the Nazi heel for almost 5 years, discomfort the waves of genocidal round-ups, geared up looting and the brutal suppression of its tradition. The Poles, in spite of the fact that, had in truth shaped an underground military, the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), and waited for the instant whilst German weak point would supply the chance for a winning emerging. That second looked as if it would have arrived in July 1944. because the Soviet armies started to boost into jap Poland following the destruction of the German military staff Centre within the profitable Bagration offensive, the AK introduced its rebel in Warsaw on August 1, 1944. even though its 5,000 combatants accomplished a few preliminary successes, the Germans have been in a position to preserve keep an eye on over either the Vistula River bridges and the airbase, which eventually doomed the insurrection to isolation and defeat. The SS used to be installed cost of suppressing the uprising, starting one other wave of atrocities, stunning even by means of japanese entrance criteria.

By the start of September, it was once transparent that the uprising used to be doomed. The Western Allies tried to fly guns and provides to Warsaw, yet their efforts have been undermined through Stalin's unwillingness to supply airbases. Stalin himself waited till the uprising used to be impending its dying throes prior to permitting the 1st Polish military (part of the pink military) to go the Vistula River to assist the uprising. even though those reinforcements succeeded in in brief constructing a link-up, it used to be too overdue. The AK ultimately agreed to give up on October 2.

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Oradour: The Massacre and Aftermath (Battleground Europe)

By Philip Beck

The destruction of the French village of Oradour and the bloodbath of its inhabitants in June 1944 through the SS Das Reich department ranks as some of the most infamous atrocities of the second one international warfare. The scars that have been left won't ever totally heal and there are those who may argue that they need to stay as a lesson to destiny generations. The ruins of the village were preserved as a memorial to the sufferers and a brand new museum has lately been opened via President Chirac.

Philip Beck, an Englishman lengthy resident within the zone, is especially among the finest dwelling authority in this appalling occasion. He has now up-to-date and considerably revised his prior ebook and the outcome makes compelling but stunning interpreting.

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COX'S NAVY: Salvaging the German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow 1924-1931

By Tony Booth

On Mid-Summer's Day 1919, the interned German Grand Fleet was once scuttled via their crews at Scapa circulation within the Orkney Islands regardless of a Royal military safeguard strength. enormously embarrassed, the Admiralty however expectantly said that not one of the ships might ever be recovered. Had it now not been for the force and ingenuity of 1 guy there's certainly each hazard that they'd nonetheless be resting at the sea backside today.

Cox's military tells the impressive precise tale of Ernest Cox, a Wolverhampton-born scrap service provider, who, regardless of having no past event, led the most important salvage operation in heritage to get well the ships. The 28,000 ton Hindenberg used to be the most important send ever salvaged. now not realizing the bounds enabled Cox to use sturdy logic and wonderful improvisation, altering ceaselessly marine salvage perform in the course of peace and conflict.

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