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Hitler's Flying Saucers
Hitler's Flying Saucers: A Guide to German Flying Discs of the Second World War
by Henry Stevens
Paperback from Adventures Unlimited Press
Book Published: March, 2003
Hitler's Miracle Weapons: Secret Nuclear Weapons of the Third Reich and Their Carrier Systems: The Luftwaffe and Kriegs,Arome
by Friedrich Georg
Book Description:
How close did Hitler come to his dream of developing nuclear weapons? What evidence is there for the design, testing and production of such weapons, and their carrier systems? With this first volume in a series of at least three, Friedrich Georg has begun to answer these questions in great detail. The result is a groundbreaking new book on this topic. 
This first volume describes the efforts of the Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine to design and produce carrier-systems for the nuclear weapons the scientists of the Third Reich were developing. Following an introductory section in which the author outlines the Nazi atom bomb programme, Georg then investigates the enormous variety of craft the Luftwaffe began to either adapt, or develop anew, that would be used to carry such weapons of mass destruction. These included the search for an intercontinental 'Amerika-bomber', including the innovative Horten Ho XVIII. Lighter designs, such as the Arado Ar E 555, Messerschmitt P 1107 & 1108, and Junkers EF 132 & 140 are also described. The various atom bombs themselves are thoroughly investigated, from the 1ton to the massive 30-ton variety. Information about the variety of carrier systems being developed-and in at least one case, actually built by the Kriegsmarine is also provided. Finally, the author investigates the reasons why Germany ultimately failed to produce the atom bomb. 
Hardcover from Casemate
Book Published: August, 2003

Hitler's Last Gasp: The Miracle Weapon
by Manfred Krutein
Paperback from Amador Pub
Book Published: May, 1995

Last Talons of the Eagle
Last Talons of the Eagle : Secret Nazi Technology Which Could Have Changed the Course of World War II
by Gary Hyland, Anton Gill
Much has been written about the doodlebugs, V2 rockets, and other advanced technologies that the Nazis used to terrorize Europe during World War II. But there is a less well-known story: under the barrage of Allied bombing, German scientists were secretly devising plans for an incredible battery of weapons that had the potential to drastically affect the outcome of the war. There were designs for a hypersonic space plane-a manned V1 flying bomb from which the hapless pilot would eject moments after aiming his craft at an Allied target-and plans for aircraft that consisted only of wings. There were dozens of other prototypes that were technologically way ahead of their time-against which the Allies would have been helpless. Exhaustively researched and grippingly written, Last Talons of the Eagle shows how history might well have been very different had these craft ever flown. Amazon.com
Paperback - 373 pages (February 2000)
Headline Book Pub Ltd; ISBN: 074725964X
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German Secret Weapons of the Second World War : The Missiles, Rockets, Weapons and New Technology of the Third Reich
by Ian V. Hogg
Weapon-by-weapon study by a leading expert & Exposes the full extent of the Third Reich's secret weapons program & Separates fact from fiction The sheer magnitude of the secret weapon program of the Third Reich is revealed in this comprehensive study, which covers weapons actually produced and projects still in their infancy when the war ended. The infamous V-1 and V-2 missiles that ravaged London are well known. But what of the V-3 and V-4? What of the Schmetterling, the Rchling shell, the Kurt bomb, the Hs293? What of Germany's programs for nuclear and chemical warfare? This volume examines the specific weapons on which the Germans concentrated, the difficulties they encountered, and how some concepts were subsequently exploited by the Allies. It explodes some of the myths surrounding Hitler's secret weapons to reveal a truth all the stranger for being fact. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 192 pages (November 1998)
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 1853673250

German Secret Weapons of the 2nd World War
by Ian V. Hogg
(Paperback - October 2002)

Secret Wonder Weapons of the Third Reich: German Missiles 1934-1945
by Justo Miranda, Paula Mercado
(Hardcover)
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Luftwaffe Secret Projects : Fighters 1939-1945
Walter Schick, Ingolf Meyer
Listed under Luftwaffe

Germany's Secret Weapons in World War II
by Roger Ford, Paul Wood
During the course of war, man's ingenuity inevitably results in the development of new tools of destruction. At no time and place in history has this been more true than World War II Germany, when scientists and engineers of the Third Reich mounted a campaign intended to change the face of warfare itself. Superbly illustrated with full-color drawings and specially commissioned cutaways, this study provides a wealth of information on all of Germany's secret weapons programs during World War II, offering an in-depth look at Germany's successes and failures with rocketry and jets, helicopters, submarines and torpedoes, armored fighting vehicles, artillery, anti-tank armaments, and surface-to-surface missiles. Each piece of artwork is accompanied by a comprehensive specification table. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 144 pages (March 2000)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0760308470

From Nazi Test Pilot to Hitler's Bunker
by Dennis Piszkiewicz
This is the amazing story of Hanna Reitsch, one of the most celebrated women of the Third Reich. As a decorated test pilot for the Luftwaffe and a protege of Hitler, Reitsch was one of a handful of women who achieved personal success by breaking from the traditionaly defined role of wife and mother in Nazi Germany. Amazon.com
Listed under Women in Aviation

Skis Against the Atom
by Knut Haukelid
A classic of commando sabotage, highly recommended.
Listed under Commandos

Heisenberg and the Nazi Atomic Bomb Project : A Study in German Culture
by Paul Lawrence Rose
Listed under Atomic Bomb

The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
by Michael J. Neufeld
Hardcover: 368 pages
Free Press; ISBN: 0029228956; (November 1994)

Britain Under Fire: The Bombing of Britain's Cities, 1940 - 1945
by Charles Whiting

The Doodlebugs: The Story of the Flying Bombs
by Norman Longmate
ISBN: 009144750X 
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Flying Bomb
by Peter G. Cooksley
Publisher: Encore Editions; (August 1979)
ISBN: 0684162849
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Hitler's Last Weapons : The Underground War Against the V-1 and V-2
by Jozef Garlinski
ISBN: 0812907876 
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Secret Messerschmitt Projects (Schiffer Military History Book)
by Willy Radinger, Walter Schick
Listed under Luftwaffe

V-1, V-2 : Hitler's Vengeance on London
by David Johnson.
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.66 x 9.21 x 6.12 
Publisher: Scarborough House; Reprint edition (July 1991)
ISBN: 0812885279 

New Vanguard 82: V-2 Ballistic Missile 1944-54
by Steven J. Zaloga, Robert Calow, Tony Bryan
Paperback from Osprey Pub Co
Book Published: 2003

V-Missiles of the Third Reich, the V-1 and V-2
by Dieter Hèolsken
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Impact : The History of Germany's V-Weapons in World War II
by Benjamin King, Timothy Kutta
Hardcover - 368 pages (September 1998)
Da Capo Press; ISBN: 1885119518
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Buzz Bomb
by Antony L. Kay
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