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Unexplained Mysteries of World War II

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ISBN-10: 0471291072

ISBN-13: 9780471291077

Edition: 1997

Authors: William B. Breuer

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Over 100 bizarre, baffling events from the Second World War The annals of World War II are mined with strange occurrences, odd coincidences, and unexplained mysteries, now collected for the first time by military historian William Breuer. This colorful treasury of fascinating mysteries includes the Ghost Pilot of Kienow, the life-saving candy bar, the mysterious fire on the Normandie, the suspicious magazine ad published weeks before Pearl Harbor, and many more. Each of these beguiling twists of fate continue to defy explanation, fueling our continued fascination with our century2s climatic struggle. First book to deal with the many unsolved mysteries of the war Painstakingly…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.08" wide x 9.12" long x 0.66" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Puzzling Events
Dress Rehearsal for Pearl Harbor
Shadowy German Scientist
Spy in the War Cabinet
Phantom of Scapa Flow
Bewildered Allied Generals
Hitler Scuttles Operation Felix
Japanese Spies in Washington
Stalin: An Outwitted Bungler
Switzerland: Hitler's Next Conquest
Suspicious Advertisment
Operation North Pole
Who Set Fire to the Normandie
Convoy SL125: A Sacrificial Ploy
Ultimatum: Slipup or Plot
Political Tangle in the Balkans
Ambush in the Sky
Was the Normandy D-Day Necessary
Evidence of a High-Level Cover-up
Odd Coincidences
Reunited in an Operating Room
Blue-Blood Nazi Spy
Suspicious Arrow of Wheat
A Couple of Mixed-up Britons
A Postcard with a Qunique View
Fifty Surgeons at the Right Place
A Timely Japanese Air-Raid Drill
New York Uranium Merchant
The Spy Who Chose the Wrong House
Look Out Below!
Two GIs on Salerno Beachhead
Long Shot in the Dark
The Second Bill Purdy Wins Out
Pigeon Scores a News Scoop
Parachute in a Million
A Map Found in Normandy
The Mac Arthurs Have a Houseguest
Sad Discovery in a Cemetery
Rommel and Montgomery
Lost Dog Tag
A "Dead" Soldier Reappears
Kamikaze Hits the Calloway
A Sister's Startling Discovery
Inseparable Twins
A Nazi Bigwig Slept Here
A German General's Homecoming
Nabbing a Nazi Nabob
Curious Happenings
United States Tunes In to Hitler
An Anti-Nazi Paces Hitler's War
Dame Fate Foils a Kidnapping
Dead Spy Put to Work
A Cooperative German Commandant
A Pilot's On-th-Job Training
Ghost Pilot of Kienow
Make-Do Bombadier Scores Big
A Journalist Beats the Odds
Nazis Aif U.S. A-Bomb Creation
Piggyback Ride on a U-Boat
A Spy for Both Sides
A Lifesaving Candy Bar
A Bolt Out of the Blue
Lady Luck Saves a Sailor
A German Pilot Joins His Victims
Bombing Patriots Out of Prison
Sleeping His Way into Battle
Freakish Farewell to Arms
Belated Surrender on Guam
Fluke Wound in an Aid Station
A German Courier Gets Lost
An Old German in a Garden
Snoozing on Iwo Jima
A Sub Sinks Itself
An Urgent Signal Saves a Ship
Was There a Plot to Kidnap Hitler's Corpse
Living Unknown Serviceman
Uncanny Riddles
Did Britain Try to Bribe Hitler
Did the Allies Aid the Pearl Harbor Plan
Was Frau Goebbels Defecting
Could $212 Have Prevented a U.S. Disaster
Reinhard Heydrich's Secret
A Crucial Page Disappear
A Nazi Report Vanishes
The Luftwaffe Spares Doolittle
The Weasel Goes on the Lam
Who Tried to Murder de Gaulle
The Strange Death of Joe Kennedy
A Shining Beacon in Normandy
Ghost Voice in the Ardennes
Who Concealed Soviet Butchery
People Who Vanished
The Polish Genius
The Mysterious Countess
A Propagandist's Blunder
The Lady Be Good
A General's Final Mission
Churchill's Kin Freddy
Into the "Devil's Triangle."?
Search for a German General
Bormann: The Fuhrer's Watchdog
A Bell Tools for a Sailor
Doomsday for Flight 19