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    Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945 by Stephen E. Ambrose

Whose forces would be the first to reach Berlin? General Dwight David Eisenhower, supreme commander of the British and American armies, chose to halt at the Elbe River and leave Berlin to the Red Army. Could he have beaten the Russians to Berlin? If so, why didn't he? If he had, would the Berlin question have arisen? Would the Cold War have assumed a direction more favorable to the West?

Year: 1967
Genre: Fall of BerlinWWII: Post-War

    Go to the Widow-Maker by James Jones

A playwright vacationing in Jamaica becomes dangerously obsessed with deep-sea diving. On his first deep-sea dive, Grant falls in love with the haunting beauty of the reef. He returns as soon as he can, staying longer and swimming deeper until all his problems seep away. But a man can’t breathe underwater forever—and his obsession will drive him to take increasing risks that will change his life forever.

Year: 1967
Genre: Adventure

    His Enemy, His Friend by John R. Tunis

When a German war-criminal-turned-soccer-star comes to play a match in post-war France, old wounds are reopened.

Year: 1967
Genre: WWII: War Crimes

    Incredible Victory by Walter Lord

On paper, the Americans had no chance of winning. They had fewer ships, slower fighters, and almost no battle experience. But because their codebreakers knew what was coming, the American navy was able to prepare an ambush of its own.

Year: 1967
Genre: Battle of Midway

    Killing Time by Thomas Berger

Meet Joseph Detweiler—a polite, sincere, and thoughtful murderer. He believes in living in the moment, it’s just that every moment comes at a price. So when he murders Billie Bayson, her mother, and a boarder in their home on Christmas Eve, he really means no harm. He’s also not the first suspect.

Year: 1967
Genre: Crime Fiction

    Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny

His followers called him Mahasamatman and said he was a god. He preferred to drop the Maha- and the -atman, however, and called himself Sam. He never claimed to be a god, but then he never claimed not to be a god. A holy war rages across the heavens and mankind’s fate hangs in the balance.

Year: 1967
Genre: Science Fiction

    Mavericks by Jack Schaefer

Old Jake Hanlon is ancient and craglike, weathered and withered . . . something like a worn rocky butte himself. Living in his memories, Hanlon prefers to reflect on his youth, when he lived every cowboy's dream, rather than think about the old man he has become, now labeled a decrepit old nuisance by the folks in town. Ultimately, it is Old Jake's recollection of the tales of his past--stories of endurance, strength, compassion, and cunning--that helps prepare him for death.

Year: 1967
Genre: Westerns

    Scratch One by Michael Crichton

To prevent an arms shipment from reaching the Middle East a terrorist group has been carrying out targeted assassinations in Egypt…Portugal…Denmark…France. In response, the United States sends one of its deadliest agents to take the killers down. But when the agent is delayed in transit, lawyer Roger Carr gets mistaken for him. Now, with some of the world’s deadliest men after him, will he survive long enough to prove his identity?

Year: 1967
Genre: Arms DealingMistaken Identity

    Six Graves to Munich by Mario Puzo

Michael Rogan was an intelligence officer behind enemy lines in World War II. Captured by the Nazis, Michael was treated as an experiment. A subject upon which his captors committed atrocity upon atrocity. But not before they did the same to his wife--and unborn son. Michael Rogan has returned to Europe to find the men who tortured him. And he's going to make sure that they never have to live with the horror as he did...They will die with it.

Year: 1967
Genre: Revenge

    Tanner's Twelve Swingers by Lawrence Block

Evan Tanner's latest assignment is to find a friend's long-lost love, and smuggle her out of Russia. Everyone Evan meets on his trek across Eastern Europe is desperate for a one-way ticket to America. There's a subversive Yugoslavian author, a six-year-old future queen of Lithuania, and the beautiful woman Evan has been sent to rescue.

Year: 1967
Genre: Espionage

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1967Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945 by Stephen E. Ambrose WWII: Post-War, Non-Fiction
The Decision to Halt at the Elbe
1967Go to the Widow-Maker by James Jones Adventure, Caribbean
1967His Enemy, His Friend by John R. Tunis WWII: War Crimes, France, Germany
1967Incredible Victory by Walter Lord
The Battle of Midway
1967Killing Time by Thomas Berger Crime Fiction
1967Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny Science Fiction
1967Mavericks by Jack Schaefer Westerns
1967Scratch One by Michael Crichton Arms Dealing, Mistaken Identity, France
1967Six Graves to Munich by Mario Puzo Revenge
1967Tanner's Twelve Swingers by Lawrence Block Espionage, Evan Tanner, Russia
1967The Heaven Makers by Frank Herbert Science Fiction
1967The Shadow -- Destination: Moon by Maxwell Grant
1967Topaz by Leon Uris Assassins, Cuban Missile Crisis, Espionage, Paris

 

 

 


 

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