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- Constable & Robinson 2010; US$ 11.65
Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941... more...
- Winning Strategy Press 2012; US$ 9.99
African Americans enlisted by the hundreds of thousands during World War II, swelling the ranks of the U.S. military by more than a million strong. And as they had in every U.S. war from the Revolutionary War on, blacks signed up with two goals in mind: to fight for the country they loved and to earn, on the battlefield, the respect theyd been... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 17.95
This epic World War II saga follows the USS Squalus and Sculpin as they play out their dramatic destinies in the Pacific. The author, a seasoned journalist, re-creates their entire perilous journey. The Squalus sank during a test dive in 1939, but thirty-three trapped crewmen were saved thanks to the revolutionary use of the McCann diving bell. The... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 19.00
" Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers?.I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German soldier in World War II, through letters, diaries, memoirs, and oral histories, Stephen G. Fritz... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
This unique book presents an accurate and reliable assessment of the Special Operations Executive (SOE). It brings together leading authors to examine the organization from a range of key angles. This study shows how historians have built on the first international conference on the SOE at the Imperial War Museum in 1998. The release of many... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.95
The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history?s towering leaders Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of ?the Greatest Generation.? In Franklin and Winston, Jon Meacham explores the fascinating relationship between the two men who piloted the free world to victory in... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
In 1942 the young soldier Arthur Dodd was taken prisoner by the German Army and transported to Oswiecim in Polish Upper Silesia. The Germans gave it another name, now synonymous with mankinds darkest hours. They called it Auschwitz.Forced to do hard labour, starved and savagely beaten, Arthur thought his life would end in Auschwitz. Determined... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.59
Seit ihrer Gründung 1946 war stets umstritten, ob die Bildung der SED ein freiwilliger Zusammenschluss von Sozialdemokraten und Kommunisten in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone war, oder eine "Zwangsvereinigung". Sollte die historische Konsequenz aus der Spaltung der Arbeiterbewegung in der Weimarer Republik gezogen werden oder war kommunistisches Machtkalkül... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 35.59
"Mein ganzes Leben lang habe ich dem Naturgesetzt gedient, und daher betrachte ich mich als Märtyrer dieses göttlichen Gesetzes". (Dr. Jozef Tiso, Priester und Staatsoberhaupt der Slowakei, gest. 1947). Mit seinem Buch reagiert der Autor auf eine heute existierende Kontroverse in der slowakischen Gesellschaft, im kirchlichen Milieu und in der Geschichtswissenschaft.... more...