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Stauffenberg Symbol of Resistance, Countdown to Valkyrie, The Hitler Assassination Attempts

Being there . . . . figuratively, next to Colonel Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, acourageous officer of 37 who lost his right arm, right eye and two fingers of his left handfighting with Rommel’s Afrika Korps in Tunisia, when he sets the fuse to a powerful bomb inHitler’s Polish “Wolf’s Lair” military conference room …

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Hitler’s Last Witness; Living with Hitler; Hitler’s Girl

Being there . . . . to disinter one of the most controversial, deceptive, intrinsically illusionaryquestions of World War II, “Was Adolf Alois Hitler, the arch murderer responsible for more than60 million deaths, the ultimate personification of pure evil?” Ten new books (nine fromCasemate Publishers, the other from Harper Collins Publishing) will help you clarify …

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The Soviet Baltic Offensive, 1944-45

Being there . . . . on June 22, 1944, the third anniversary, to the very day and almost the samehour, when Hitler launched “Operation Barbarossa” against Russia, that “Uncle Joe” Stalin, withoverwhelming superiority, launched his own offensive, “Operation Bagration”, that finallyswept the Germans out of Russia. Despite brave German resistance, the operation resulted inthe …

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Dunkirchen 1940

Being there . . . . May 26, 1940, at the bottom of a ditch alongside British Field Marshal ViscountAlanbrooke and his aide overlooking the beaches of Gravelines, Dunkirk, La Panne, and Ostendas German fighters and bombers fly low altitudes strafing and bombing attacks on thethousands upon thousands of B.E.F. British Expeditionary Forces, French and …

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Hollywood Black Agent Josephine

Being there . . . . to read with empathy, then treasure as literary heirlooms for familygenerations to come, two unforgettable, elegantly written masterpieces, one (to be read first),a sweeping chronicle capturing the essence of blackness on the staggering, wonderful stage ofcinema; the other, a wholly demanding biographical study of a rarely acknowledged Americanactress’s struggle …

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Sophia Loren

Being there . . . . as a welcomed, nay, marvelous, pause from the darkness and destruction ofWorld War II to meet and greet a new friend, then gaze upon her with wonder and awe – – notonly at the depths and heights of her incredible natural beauty, but also, and, moreimportantly, the miracle of …

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The Battle of Midway and Historical Atlas of the U.S. Navy

Being there . . . . as dawn was breaking on a partially cloudy 4 June 1942 morning in the mid-Pacific when virtually all of Commander-in-Chief Isokoru Yamamoto’s Japanese Combined Fleetcarrier pilots were poising their bombers and fighters for a southwest launch to pounce andpommel the American atoll of Midway. Well within the 700-mile attack …

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