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  • 100 Explorers Who Shaped World History

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780912517223
    • Publisher: Scb Distributors
    • Published: May 1996
    Presents the adventures and accomplishments of such explorers as Marco Polo, Prince Henry the Navigator, David Livingstone, and Amelia Earhart.
  • Birds of Prey: America's Newest Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Combat (Specialty Press)

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781580071536
    • Publisher: Specialty Press (MN)
    • Published: August 2010
    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UVAs), aka remotely piloted aircraft, are often in the news about the war on terrorism being waged in Afghanistan and Iraq. An author specializing in military and aviation history topics presents a well-illustrated chronicle of the development and combat use of what has become this century's signature weapons system. Yenne traces the advances in UVA technology from World War II's radio-directed drones to today's satellite-guided systems, as well as changes in attitudes regarding their role in combat. Appendices list specifications for selected UAVs and a checklist of American military UAVs. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Black '41: The West Point Class of 1941 and the American Triumph in World War II

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780803234147
    • Publisher: Bison Books
    • Published: December 2010
    Black ’41 opens with the arrival of the class of 1941 at the gates of West Point in the spring of 1937. It follows that class—nicknamed “Black ’41” for their misdeeds while at the Academy—over the course of the next four years, as they absorb the lessons that will help them become military leaders. Their cadet days provide the backdrop for the ominous events in a world headed toward war. It would be a war, as Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson underscored in his commencement address to the class in June 1941, that “may fall, in large measure, upon your shoulders.” The U.S. Army into which those new graduating second lieutenants were commissioned in 1941 was in many ways a holdover from the army of an earlier era, with plenty of cavalry but without a single armored division. Black ’41 became a key part of the new army, quickly transitioning to a mechanized force and growing its air arm. By the time of the major Pacific and European action, Black ’41’s officers were captains and majors, and leading soldiers into some of the critical fighting in the war. Told largely through the words of the graduates, Black ’41 is the coming-of-age story of West Point’s finest, during the hour of our country’s greatest need.
  • Bladen Cole

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780425250549
    • Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
    • Published: November 2012
    Hired by Isham Ransdell, the owner of the Gallatin City Bank, to bring back the Porter boys, who are responsible for killing his associates, either dead or alive, bounty hunter Bladen Cole becomes the hunted when his search leads him into the middle of a battle between two rival Blackfeet bands. Original. 15,000 first printing.
  • Drone Strike!: UCAVs and Unmanned Aerial Warfare in the 21st Century

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $39.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781580072380
    • Publisher: Specialty Press
    • Published: January 2017
  • Glacier National Park (Images of America)

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738530116
    • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
    • Published: May 2006
  • Great Railroads of North America

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780880297837
    • Publisher: Dorset Press
    • Published: June 1992
  • Hit the Target: Eight Men who Led The Eighth Air Force to Victory over the Luftwaffe

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780425274187
    • Publisher: NAL
    • Published: July 2016
  • Operation Long Jump: Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Greatest Assassination Plot in History

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781621573463
    • Publisher: Regnery History
    • Published: September 2015
    In the middle of World War II, Nazi military intelligence discovered a seemingly easy way to win the war for Adolf Hitler. The three heads of the Allied forcesFranklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Josef Stalinwere planning to meet in Tehran in October, 1943. Under Hitler's personal direction, the Nazis launched Operation Long Jump,” an intricate plan to track the Allied leaders in Tehran and assassinate all three men at the same time. I suppose it would make a pretty good haul if they could get all three of us,” Roosevelt later said. Historian Bill Yenne retells the incredible, globe-spanning story of the most ambitious assassination plot ever thwarted inOperation Long Jump.
  • San Francisco's Noe Valley

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $21.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780738529059
    • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
    • Published: December 2004
    In this pictorial history of Noe Valley, Yenne documents the business and residential development of this popular San Francisco neighborhood. He uses vintage and contemporary photographs to show its evolution from a working-class neighborhood to a desirable location for people seeking the amenities of a village in the confines of a big city. Yenne, an author of several history books, has lived in Noe Valley for 30 years. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Sitting Bull

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781594160929
    • Publisher: Westholme Publishing
    • Published: March 2009
    Documents the life of Sitting Bull, from his youth as a warrior and rise as a tribal elder to his failed efforts to save the Lakota's land and culture through nonviolence and negiotations.
  • The Fire of Greed

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780425250761
    • Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
    • Published: November 2013
    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
  • Tommy Gun : How General Thompson's Submachine Gun Wrote Histoy

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780312383268
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: October 2009
    Throughout the twentieth century one weapon has stood out among the rest, and while it is known to many by a bevy of names, one has truly withstood the test of time. 'Tommy Gun' offers readers the definitive history of American General John T. Thompson's terrifying invention, and chronicles the role it has played in the history of crime, war, and law enforcement. From the streets of gangland Chicago to the trenches of World War I, this fascinating account by leading historian Bulle Yenne charts the rise of the tommy gun in popular culture, while illustrating the powerful impact it has made as an unmistakable symbol of law and disorder.
  • When Tigers Ruled the Sky: The Flying Tigers: American Outlaw Pilots over China in World War II

    By Bill Yenne

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780425274194
    • Publisher: Berkley
    • Published: July 2016
    From the acclaimed author of Hit the Target and Big Week, an in-depth account of the legendary World War II combat group, the Flying Tigers.In 1940, Pearl Harbor had not yet happened, and America was not yet at war with Japan. But China had been trying to stave off Japanese aggression for three years—and was desperate for aircraft and trained combat pilots.General Chiang Kai-shek sent military aviation advisor Claire Chennault to Washington, where President Roosevelt was sympathetic, but knew he could not intervene overtly. Instead, he quietly helped Chennault put together a group of American volunteer pilots.This was how the 1st American Volunteer Group—more commonly known as the Flying Tigers—was born.With the trademark smiling shark jaws on their P-40 fighters, these Army, Navy and Marine pilots became a sensation as they fought for the Chinese. Those who initially doubted them were eventually in awe as they persevered over Rangoon despite being outnumbered 14-1 by Japanese aircraft; as they were described by Madame Chiang Kai-shek as her “little angels” and by a Chinese foreign minister as “the soundest investment China ever made”; and as they ultimately destroyed hundreds of Japanese planes while losing only a dozen of their own in combat. Two of their veterans would later earn the Medal of Honor—and as a group, the Flying Tigers managed to rack up a better record than any other air wing in the Pacific theater.When Tigers Ruled the Sky is a thrilling and triumphant account of their courage and their legacy.

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