Unexplained Mysteries of World War II
By (author) William B. Breuer
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Unexplained Mysteries of World War II by William B. Breuer
Book Description"As combat veterans and high commanders know, logic is often a stranger in wartime." --William B. Breuer, in The annals of World War II are mined with captivating cases of strange coincidences, ominous premonitions, and baffling mysteries. Now, William Breuer's painstaking research has yielded over 100 fascinating historical accounts, including: The mysterious fire on the Normandie ...Who really was behind the eerily efficient destruction of the famed ocean liner? The ominous "Deadly Double" advertisement in The New Yorker ...Was it a coded leak to Japanese and German spies announcing the upcoming bombing of Pearl Harbor? The botched Nazi kidnapping of the Duke of Windsor ...How did a serendipitous series of events save the duke from Hitler's grasp (and the Allied forces from a crippling strategic setback)? The curious sinking of the Tang ...How did this deadliest of U.S. submarines come to meet such an unexpected and mysterious end? "Anyone interested in twists of fate should find this book fascinating." --Library Journal "While away a few hours or spend a few minutes at a time enjoying this collection of inexplicable, mysterious, and strange tales." --Nashville Banner
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471291077
(234mm x 160mm x 17mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 14-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William B. Breuer
Spy Who Spent the War in Bed, Paperback (April 2003)
A rare treat for World War II history buffs and fans of the strange, absurd, and unexplained Acclaimed military historian William Breuer takes readers on a trip through the looking glass to acquaint them with the weirder side of World War II.
Air-Raid Warden Was a Spy, Hardback (January 2003)
Critically acclaimed author and historian William B. Breuer presents more than fifty little-known tales from the homefront during World War II, focusing on military actions, espionage, and skullduggery. Like Breuer's previous works, this book features fascinating stories that are vivid, fast-paced, and dramatic.
Secret Weapons of World War II, Paperback (March 2002)
Critical Acclaim for Secret Weapons of World War II "Breuer has produced yet another collection of rip-roaring tales... A delightful addition to the niche that Breuer has so successfully carved out.
Deceptions of World War II, Hardback (March 2002)» View all books by William B. Breuer
This title contains over 80 little known tales of World War II espionage focusing on deceptions, illusions, and masquerades.
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Author Biography - William B. Breuer
WILLIAM B. BREUER is one of today's most popular military historians and the author of over 20 books, including The Great Raid on Cabanatuan, MacArthur's Undercover War, Shadow Warriors, and Feuding Allies, all from Wiley. He lives in Cleveland, Tennessee.
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