Time Life World War Ii 1945

Author: TIME-LIFE Books
Publisher: Liberty Street
ISBN: 1618933124
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The first atomic bomb was dropped. These are just some of the events in the closing months of World War II, a dramatic period that both marked the end of the bloodiest conflict in history and laid the groundwork for the coming Cold War.

The Final Victories

Author: Marshall Cavendish Corporation
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761449508
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World War II explores the elements of the war in broadly chronological order, not just on the battlefields but also on home fronts around the world.

Mr Truman S War

Author: J. Robert Moskin
ISBN: 9780700611843
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Describes the end of World War II, the dropping of the first atomic bomb, the birth of the United Nations, the end of world colonialism, and the origins of the Cold War.

A Better War

Author: Lewis Sorley
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 9780547417455
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Meticulously researched and movingly told, A Better War sheds new light on the Vietnam War.

Never Call Retreat

Author: Newt Gingrich
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429904698
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" ---Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Gingrich and Forschten portray icons like Grant and Lee as very real humans, beset with very real problems demanding decisions. . . . This second volume is every bit as good as the first.

Final Victory

Author: Stanley Weintraub
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306821133
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A narrative account of FDR's efforts to win World War II and an unprecedented fourth presidential term in the face of his deteriorating health and other formidable challenges offers insight into period politics and the contributions of such ...

No Final Victories

Author: Lawrence F. O'Brien
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But Kennedy relished the challenge, the sheer joy of political combat, and once
again his instincts had been good, for when he finished his remarks Johnson was
deflated and even the Texas delegates were cheering Kennedy's performance.
When the roll call finally began on Wednesday night, Kennedy was watching
from the privacy of his hideaway, but I was standing in an aisle on the convention
floor, waiting tensely for the final tally. There was nothing left for me to do except
to ...

Eighth Army S Greatest Victories

Author: Adrian Turner
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1473813867
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FINAL. CONQUESTS. It was just eight months since Montgomery had taken
charge of Eighth Army. During that time his soldiers had first defeated their
enemy's last and best chance of reaching the Nile while Malta was still
unconquered, at Alam Halfa; then ensured that Malta never would be conquered,
at El Alamein. Then they had 'swept across the breadth of Africa'. In a week they
had reconquered Egypt. In three months they had conquered Libya. In two—and-
a-half months more ...

Elusive Victories

Author: Andrew J. Polsky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199942811
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At several points during the struggle, he faced the prospect of both military and
electoral defeat, either of which would have spelled the end of the nation. His
decisions and determination led to a triumph that also ended the brutal system of
chattel slavery. The republic took the first tentative steps toward the “new birth of
freedom” that he articulated as the ultimate goal of the terrible sacrifices the war
imposed.1 Our martyred sixteenth president accordingly, and appropriately, has
been ...