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The Ardennes Offensive : U.S. V Corps & XVIII (Airborne) Corps Northern Sector
(Order of Battle Series, No 5)
by Bruce Quarrie
Paperback - 96 pages (September 1999)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855328542
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The Ardennes Offensive : VI Panzer Armee Northern Sector
(Order of Battle Series, No 4)
by Bruce Quarrie
Paperback - 96 pages (September 1999)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855328534

A Bridge Too Far
by Cornelius Ryan
An account of a significant World War II battle discusses the airborne struggles at Arnhem and documents the related human issues with the words of Dutch civilians, British and American strategists, common soldiers, and commanders. 
Paperback - 670 pages Reprint edition (May 1995)
Touchstone Books; ISBN: 0684803305


Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hilter's Eagle's Nest
Stephen E. Ambrose 
They fought on Utah Beach, in Arnhem, Bastogne, the Bulge; they spearheaded the Rhine offensive and took possession of Hitler's Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden. This gripping depiction of Easy Company re-creates some of the most critical moments of WWII and offers insights into the commanders and regular soldiers--the heroes who manned the battlefields.
Paperback / Published 1993

A Fine Night for Tanks : The Road to Falaise
by Ken Tout
Hardcover - 192 pages (September 1998)
Sutton Publishing; ISBN: 075091730X

Arnhem 1944 : Operation 'Market Garden' (Campaign, No 24)
by Stephen Badsey, David G. Chandler (Editor)
Paperback - 96 pages (May 1993)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855323028

Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's Last Gamble in the West (Campaign Series, No. 5)
by James R. Arnold
Paperback - 96 pages (September 1998)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 0850459591

Bagration 1944 : The Destruction of Army Group Centre
(Osprey Campaign Series, No 42)
by Steven J. Zaloga
Paperback - 96 pages (January 1996)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855324784
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Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy
by Joseph Balkoski, Stephen E. Ambrose
Paperback - 320 pages 2nd edition (February 1999)
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 0811726827 

The Bitter Woods
The Dramatic Story, told at all echelons- from Supreme Command to squad leader- of the crisis that shook the western coalition.
Stephen E. Ambrose
Paperback - 506 pages New Ed. (September 2001)
Birlinn Limited; ISBN: 1841581208

The Bridge at Remagen : The Amazing Story of March 7, 1945- The Day the Rhine River Was Crossed
by Ken Hechler, Ken Hechter
Paperback - 218 pages
Revised edition (January 1994)
Motorbooks International; ISBN:092952179X

From D-Day to V-Day: the 1944-1945 British Soldier Part 2:  Organization, Weapons and Vehicles
by Jean Bouchery
Hardcover - 194 pages Vol 2 (June 1999)
Histoire & Collections; ISBN: 2908182742

A Blood-Dimmed Tide : The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It
by Gerald Astor
Mass Market Paperback 5th Annv edition (November 1998)
Dell Pub Co; ISBN: 0440215749

Citizen Soldiers : The from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the U.S. Army Surrender of Germany June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945
Stephen E. Ambrose 
Hardcover / Published 1997

D-Day June 6, 1944 : The Climactic Battle of World War II
by Stephen E. Ambrose
Paperback - 655 pages Reprint edition (June 1995)
Simon & Schuster (Paper); ISBN: 068480137X 
Chronicles the events, politics, and personalities of this pivotal day in World War II, shedding light on the strategies of commanders on both sides and the ramifications of the battle. 

A Dark and Bloody Ground : The Hurtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams, 1944-1945 (Texas A&m University Military History Series, No 42)
by Edward G. Miller
Hardcover - 250 pages (October 1995)
Texas A&M University Press; ISBN: 0890966265

Closing With the Enemy : How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945
(Modern War Studies)
by Michael D. Doubler
Paperback Reissue edition (September 1995)
Univ Pr of Kansas; ISBN: 0700607447

Currahee!
by Donald R. Burgett
Hardcover - 256 pages (September 1, 1999)
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416811
This acknowledged classic vividly portrays the tragic chaos of war accompanied by incredible acts of heroism in the midst of death and destruction. 
D-Day and the Invasion of Normandy (Discoveries)
by Anthony Kemp 
Paperback - 193 pages (May 1994)
Harry N Abrams (Pap); ISBN: 0810928264
Crusade in Europe
by Dwight D. Eisenhower 
Paperback - 559 pages Reprint edition (April 1997)
Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; ISBN: 080185668X
The Desert Fox in Normandy : Rommel's Defense of Fortress Europe
Samuel W., Jr Mitcham / Hardcover / Published 1997 
December 1943 to July 17, 1944
The Desert Fox in Normandy

Eisenhower's Lieutenants : The Campaign of France and Germany 1944-1945
by Russell F. Weigley
Paperback Reprint edition (September 1990)
Indiana Univ Pr; ISBN: 0253206081

First Airborne Task Force : Pictorial History of the Allied Paratroopers in the Invasion of Southern France
by Michel De Trez
Hardcover - 500 pages (December 1998)
D Day Pub; ISBN: 2960017625

G Company's War : Two Personal Accounts of the Campaigns in Europe, 1944-1945
by Bruce E. Egger, Lee MacMillan Otts, Paul Roley (Editor)
Special Order
Paperback - 304 pages (March 1999)
Univ. of Alabama Press; ISBN: 0817309780

The Greatest Generation
by Tom Brokaw
Back Ordered
Hardcover - 412 pages (December 1998)
Random House; ISBN: 0375502025
Veteran reporter and NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw went to France to make a documentary marking the 40th anniversary of D-day in 1984. Although he was thoroughly briefed on the historical background of the invasion, he was totally unprepared for how it would affect him emotionally. Flooded with childhood memories of World War II, Brokaw began asking veterans at the ceremony to revisit their past and talk about what happened, triggering a chain reaction of war-torn confessions and Brokaw's compulsion to capture their experiences in what he terms "the permanence a book would represent."

Hitler's Ardennes Offensive : The German View of the Battle of the Bulge
by Danny S. Parker (Editor)
Usually ships within 1-2 weeks.
Hardcover - 256 pages (June 1997)
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 1853672726

Hitler's Last Gamble : The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944-January 1945
by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, David L. Bongard (Contributor), Richard C. Anderson (Contributor)
Special Order
Paperback - 624 pages (November 1995)
Harperperennial Library; ISBN: 006092196X

If You Survive
by George Wilson
Mass Market Paperback Reissue edition (July 1987)
Ivy Books; ISBN: 0804100039

Invasion! They're Coming! : The German Account of the D-Day Landings and the 80 Days' Battle for France (Schiffer Military History)
by Paul Carell, David Johnston (Translator)
Back Ordered
Hardcover (January 1995)
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; ISBN: 0887407161


The Last Battle
Cornelius Ryan / Paperback / Published 1995

A portrait of the last Allied offensive against Hitler's Third Reich takes readers from the military headquarters of both sides to the the bombed-out rubble of Berlin, in a story that contemplates the human factor in war.

The Longest Day : June 6, 1944
Cornelius Ryan / Paperback / Published 1994 
This classic bestseller--back in print to coincide with the 50th anniversary of D-Day--offers a brilliant, authentic, gripping account of the hours that preceded and followed the Allied invasion of Normandy. "Fifty years from now the history of D-Day, I am sure, will lean heavily on this book."--John Toland, New York Times Book Review.
Normandy 1944
by Osprey Military 
Back Ordered
Paperback - 96 pages (April 1999)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855329492

Normandy, 1944 : Allied Landings and Breakout (Osprey Campaign Series, 1)
by Stephen Badsey
Paperback - 96 pages (August 1990)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 0850459214

Normandy to the Bulge : An American Infantry GI in Europe During World War II
by Richard D. Courtney, Jr. William A. Foley
Special Order
Hardcover - 208 pages (December 1996)
Southern Illinois Univ Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0809320843

Parachute Infantry : An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D-Day and the
Fall of the Third Reich
by David Kenyon Webster, Stephen E. Ambrose (Introduction)
Paperback - 288 pages Reprint edition (September 1997)
Louisiana State Univ Pr; ISBN: 080712222X

Pegasus Bridge
Stephen E. Ambrose
In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day, the turning point of World War II. This book recounts the initial airborne mission, detailing the mission's preparations, hand-to-hand fighting, heroics, and importance.
Paperback - Simon & Schuster Inc / 1 November, 1988

The Road to Arnhem : A Screaming Eagle in Holland
by Donald R. Burgett
Hardcover - 256 pages (November 1999)
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 089141682X
A former soldier recalls his participation in the epic battle for a "bridge too far"--Field Marshal Montgomery's daring plan to drop the 101st Airborne behind German lines and secure a bridge across the Rhine River.

Roll Me over : An Infantryman's World War II
by Raymond Gantter
Mass Market Paperback - 397 pages 1 Ed edition (July 1997)
Ivy Books; ISBN: 0804116059

Seven Roads to Hell : A Screaming Eagle at Bastogne
by Donald R. Burgett
Hardcover - 256 pages (May 1999)
Presidio Pr; ISBN: 0891416803

Six Armies in Normandy : From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris
by John Keegan
Paperback - 365 pages Reprint edition (June 1994)
Penguin USA (Paper); ISBN: 0712655794

Spearheading D-Day : American Special Units of the Normandy Invasion
by Jonathan Gawne
Hardcover - 288 pages (March 1999)
Histoire & Collections; ISBN: 2908182793

Steel Inferno; 1st SS Panzer Corps in Normandy
Major General Michael Reynolds CB 
Hardcover - 325 pages (April 1998)
Spellmount Publishers; ISBN: 1873376901

A Time for Trumpets : The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
by Charles B. MacDonald
Paperback - 720 pages Reprint edition (April 1997)
William Morrow & Co Paper; ISBN: 0688151574

Voices of D-Day : The Story of the Allied Invasion Told by Those Who Were There
by Ronald J. Drez (Editor), Ronald E. Drez (Editor), Stephen E. Ambrose
Paperback (September 1998)
Louisiana State Univ Pr; ISBN: 0807120812

American Warriors : Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers Prior to Normandy
by Michel De Trez, De Trez Michel
Hardcover - 212 pages (July 1998)
D Day Pub; ISBN: 2960017609

After D-Day : Operation Cobra and the Normandy Breakout (The Art of War)
by James Jay Carafano
Hardcover (January 2000)
Lynne Rienner Publishers; ISBN: 1555878857
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The 101st Airborne at Normandy
by Mark A. Bando
Special Order
Paperback - 160 pages (April 1994)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0879388730

The 101st Airborne: From Holland to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
by Mark Bando
Paperback - 159 pages (September 1995)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760301565
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