Race of Aces: WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Masters of the Sky

The astonishing untold story of the WWII airmen who risked it all in the deadly race to become the greatest American fighter pilot In 1942, America s deadliest fighter pilot, or ace of aces the legendary Eddie Rickenbacker offered a bottle of bourbon to the first U.S fighter pilot to break his

Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe

While armies have seized enemy records and rare texts as booty throughout history, it was only during World War II that an unlikely band of librarians, archivists, and scholars traveled abroad to collect books and documents to aid the military cause Galvanized by the events of war into acquiring

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.