Results for Non Fiction + 1940s & '50s, set in Asia

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  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    Laura Hillenbrand
    Paperback: 07/29/2014
    In her long-awaited new book, Laura Hillenbrand writes with the same rich and vivid narrative voice she ...
  • Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
    Mitchell Zuckoff
    Paperback: 04/24/2012
    Lost in Shangri-La recounts the incredible true-life adventure of twenty-four officers and enlisted men and ...
  • Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire
    Alex Von Tunzelmann
    Paperback: 09/30/2008
    The stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, liberated 400 million people from the British Empire. With the loss...
  • Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission
    Hampton Sides
    Paperback: 05/01/2002
    Utterly compelling and impressively detailed - dramatically recounts the story behind the Bataan Death March ...
  • The Avengers: A Jewish War Story
    Rich Cohen
    Paperback: 10/01/2001
    The true story of a band of Jewish guerrillas, called the Avengers, in World War II. What happened to these ...

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