Monthly Archives: July 2018

World War II Book Special

It’s the last week in July so we’re doing a 30% discount on three of our World War II books that were published in the month of July! The featured books are: Secrets and Rivals: Wartime Letters and the Parents I Never Knew by R. Bruce Larson; A Red Boyhood: Growing Up Under Stalin by Anatole Konstantin; and Not So Wild a Dream by Eric Sevareid.

Use code WW218 on our website or by calling (800)-621-2736.
Offer expires August 1st, 2018.

Larson - Secrets & Rivals
Secrets and Rivals: Wartime Letters and the Parents I never Knew by R. Bruce Larson

Regularly $26.95 • Now $18
978-0-8262-2052-3 • hardcover • 21 illus.

“An exceptional and truly unique memoir focused on a son’s reaction to finding letters after his mother’s death that challenged many of his deeply held beliefs about his mother’s character. A rather remarkable piece of insight and history.”–Lisa L. Ossian, author The Home Fronts of Iowa, 1939-1945



A Red Boyhood: Growing Up Under Stalin by Anatole Konstantin

Regularly 24.95 • Now $17 • 978-0-8262-2094-3 • 11 illus.

“Anatole Konstantin’s informative and exciting memoir of his family’s heart-rending struggle to survive the dismal years of Soviet communism is a fascinating page-turner that will appeal to a worldwide readership.”–Jules Koslow

Sevareid - Not So Wild a Dream
Not So Wild a Dream by Eric Sevareid

Regularly 29.95 • Now $20 • 978-0-8262-1014-2

In this brilliant first-person account of a young journalist’s experience during World War II, Sevareid records both the events of the war and the development of journalistic strategies for covering international affairs. He also recalls vividly his own youth in North Dakota, his decision to study journalism, and his early involvement in radio reporting during the beginnings of World War II.

“It is a classic American autobiography, superbly written, which evokes poignant memories of the American dream.”–William Manchester

Of related interest (and also on sale!)

Okerstrom - Dick Cole's War
Dick Cole’s War: Doolittle Raider, Hump Pilot, Air Commando by Dennis R. Okerstrom

Now $20 • Regularly $29.95

“With his pilot’s penchant for detail and his professorial eye for high quality scholarship, Okerstrom illuminates the mindset of combat aviators like few other authors.”—John C. McManus, author of The Dead and those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach


Bataan Survivor: A POW’s Account of Japanese Captivity in
Blazich - Bataan SurvivorWorld War II by David L. Hardee and edited by Frank A. Blazich, Jr.

Now $35 • Regularly $50

“With the simplicity and honesty of a family record, Hardee dictated a narrative that is a page-turner for its accurate and detailed portrayal of his experiences.”–Robert Doyle, Franciscan University of Steubenville, author of The Enemy in Our Hands: America’s Treatment of Prisoners of War from the Revolution to the War on Terror

From Anzio to the Alps: An American Soldier’s Story by Lloyd M. Wells

Now $24 • Regularly $34.95

“Beyond question this is one of the best written, most hauntingly eloquent books I’ve read in years. It is beautifully done.”—Robert H. Ferrell