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Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the Modern World

Weaving together archival transcripts and an incredible array of secondary sources, this book satisfies on many levels and will engage fans of military history, as well as readers looking for fresh takes on World War II. As in his previous books, Milton’s writing here is accessible and holds readers’ attention from start to finish.

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

Highly recommended for World War II aficionados and those seeking a great read in military history. [See Prepub Alert, 7/20/18.]

Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

While this work is heavy on superlatives and light on analysis, overall it is an entertaining read that will keep readers turning the page. For medium to large World War II collections.

When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank: History's Unknown Chapters

For readers who love odd history tidbits, this is the perfect addition to any library, especially those that own the previous volume.

When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain

Fans of history, trivia, and Milton's previous works will delight in this collection of lesser-known historical stories.

The Boy Who Went to War

The narratives of everyday wartime survival by ordinary German families are what make this a distinctive book for those interested in history told through personal experiences. (Photos not seen.)

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