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Day 4: Word War II History

These World War II book deals are worth fighting for.

Today, we're remembering the courageous and harrowing stories from the soldiers and survivors of World War II.

Pick up books about the Allied codebreakers, first-hand accounts of D-Day, and the group of brave prisoners that broke out of a Nazi death camp – all starting at $1.99. (These deals end at midnight on December 6.)

Update: These deals have expired. Check out the 12 Days of Deals main page for a new day of deals.

Buy American Guerrilla at Amazon

American Guerrilla

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It is difficult to imagine a man whose heroic initiative had more impact on World War II. This long overdue book not only chronicles the dramatic military exploits of Russell Volckmann, but analyzes how his leadership paved the way for modern special warfare doctrine.

Deal Price: $2.99

Buy Bailout Over Normandy at Amazon

Bailout Over Normandy

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A suspenseful WWII page-turner and an outrageously witty tale of daring and friendship, this book brings to vivid life the daily bravery, mischief, and intrigues of fighter pilots, Resistance fighters, and other Allies in the air and on the ground.

Deal Price: $2.99

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Buy Codebreakers' Victory at Amazon

Codebreakers' Victory

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For years, the story of the World War II codebreakers was kept a crucial state secret. Even Winston Churchill, himself a great advocate of Britain’s cryptologic program, purposefully minimized their achievements in his history books. Now, though, after decades have passed, the true scope of the British and American cryptographers’ role in the war has come to light.

Deal Price: $1.99

Codebreakers' Victory

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Buy December 7, 1941 at Amazon

December 7, 1941

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A minute-by-minute account of the morning that brought America into World War II, by the New York Times–bestselling authors of At Dawn We Slept.

Deal Price: $2.99

Buy D-Day with the Screaming Eagles at Amazon

D-Day with the Screaming Eagles

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A collection of eyewitness accounts of the Normandy landings that “gives you the [feeling] that you are there during the frenzied first hours of the invasion” (Kepler’s Military History Book Reviews). 

Deal Price: $2.99

D-Day with the Screaming Eagles

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Buy Escape from Sobibor at Amazon

Escape from Sobibor

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On October 14, 1943, six hundred Jews imprisoned in Sobibor, a secret Nazi death camp in eastern Poland, revolted. They killed a dozen SS officers and guards, trampled the barbed wire fences, and raced across an open field filled with anti-tank mines. Against all odds, more than three hundred made it safely into the woods. Fifty of those men and women managed to survive the rest of the war.

Deal Price: $1.99

Buy Hitler's Spy Chief at Amazon

Hitler's Spy Chief

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A remarkable tale of espionage and intrigue—the true story of Hitler’s intelligence chief and his role in the conspiracy to assassinate the Führer.

Deal Price: $2.99

Buy The Last Jews in Berlin at Amazon

The Last Jews in Berlin

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In this captivating and harrowing book, Leonard Gross details the real-life stories of a dozen Jewish men and women who spent the final twenty-seven months of World War II underground, hiding in plain sight, defying both the Gestapo and, even worse, Jewish “catchers” ready to report them to the Nazis in order to avoid the gas chambers themselves. 

Deal Price: $2.99

The Last Jews in Berlin

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Buy Tanks in Hell at Amazon

Tanks in Hell

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It is a story of escapes from drowning tanks, and even more harrowing extrications from tanks knocked out behind Japanese lines. It is a story of men doing whatever needed to be done, from burying the dead to hand-carrying heavy cannon ammunition forward under fire. It is the story of how the two surviving tanks and their crews expanded a perilously thin beachhead and cleared the way for critical reinforcements to come ashore. But most of all, it is a story of how a few unsung Marines helped turn near disaster into epic victory.

Deal Price: $2.99

Buy Survival in the Shadows at Amazon

Survival in the Shadows

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Survival in the Shadows chronicles the previously untold story of the largest group of German Jews to have survived hiding in Berlin through the final and most deadly years of the Holocaust.

Deal Price: $2.99

Survival in the Shadows

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Buy The Far Shore at Amazon

The Far Shore

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In The Far Shore, Rear Admiral Ellsberg describes in detail the meticulous preparation and efforts behind the Normandy Invasion—efforts that would keep the flow of men and materials streaming onto the beaches and into the heart of Europe.

Deal Price: $2.99

Buy Nazi Gold at Amazon

Nazi Gold

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Respected British investigative journalist Tom Bower reveals the shocking truth about how the government of Switzerland and the Swiss banking industry knowingly collaborated with the Reich during the darkest era in modern history. A “compelling [and] carefully researched” account of greed, duplicity, and an unholy partnership between Switzerland and the Third Reich (The Washington Times).
 

Deal Price: $2.99

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Published on 06 Dec 2017

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