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World War 2 War in the Air
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
In the first weeks of the German invasion of the Soviet Union, the Russian Air Force was nearly wiped out on the ground by the Luftwaffe, leaving Stalin with very few aircraft to fend off the German onslaught. The American and British allies rapidly sent fighters to help the Russians.
World War 2 The Battle of Midway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
MIDWAY: The Battle of Midway is generally considered to be the crucial turning point in the Pacific theater of the Second World War. In a matter of minutes, an apparent Japanese victory turned into a stunning defeat for the forces of Japan, as four of the Emperor’s mightiest aircraft carriers were sunk by a handful of brave U.S. Pilots.
World War 2 Tarawa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Tarawa: The Island of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands was defended by 2,600 well trained Japanese troops. Its Commander, Rear Admiral Shibasaki, boasted that a million Marines could not take Tarawa even if they had a hundred years to do it.
World War 2 The OSS Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The O.S.S. Operated in all of the theaters during World War 2, even in the “Frozen North.” Weather stations, very important to both the Allies and the Axis war-making ability were strung out across the coast of Norway and the Arctic.
World War 2 The OSS Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
While the Battle of Normandy raged, Allied Commanders launched the invasion of the “Soft Underbelly” of Europe in the south of France. The Germans had been stripping the French Mediterranean of its defensive divisions to throw into the cauldron in Normandy.
World War 2 Afrika Korps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 510. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
AFRIKA KORPS: When the Italian Dictator Mussolini’s forces were chased across the North African desert into Libya by inferior British forces, Hitler decided to halt the route by sending a few “light” divisions into Africa to stem another Italian defeat.
World War 2 The Turkey Shoot
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Great Turkey Shoot: After their defeat at the Battle of Midway the Japanese lost the elite of their carrier forces, and were facing a new threat... the loss of the Philippines.
World War 2 The Flying Tigers Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
The Flying Tigers: The dark days at the beginning of World War 2 saw the Japanese victorious across the Pacific. Clair Chennault was called to China by Chiang Kai-Shek to help his failing Chinese Air Force combat the Japanese Imperial Army.
World War 2 The Flying Tigers Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
The Flying Tigers: The dark days at the beginning of World War 2 saw the Japanese victorious across the Pacific. Clair Chennault was called to China by Chiang Kai-Shek to help his failing Chinese Air Force combat the Japanese Imperial Army.
World War 2 Waffen Storm Troops
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The momentum of Hitler’s Wehrmacht comes to a grinding halt on the Eastern Front when General Von Paulus’s powerful Sixth Army becomes trapped in the city of Stalingrad as the brutal Russian winter begins.