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- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
On the morning of June 6, 1944, the largest and most powerful armada of warships the world had ever seen left southern England bound for the beaches of Normandy. The thousands of American, British, Canadian, Polish, and Norwegian soldiers on board had one mission: invade France and liberate it from the occupation by Nazi Germany. Over the course of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00
The Art of Commemoration focuses on a particular historical event that illustrates how nations define their own identities and establish mutual relations in their discourse: the Warsaw Uprising of August 1944 and its Commemoration in 1994. This Commemoration was an innovative and unique form of transnational communication because it brought together... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 7.99
One of Britain?s most acclaimed historians presents the experiences and ramifications of the last day of World War II in Europe May 8, 1945, 23:30 hours: With war still raging in the Pacific, peace comes at last to Europe as the German High Command in Berlin signs the final instrument of surrender. After five years and eight months, the war in... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 32.34
Hauptbeschreibung Viel wurde in den letzten 20 Jahren über die Schuld der Wehrmacht und ihrer Soldaten an den NS-Kriegsverbrechen geschrieben. Ute Mank hat neun von ihnen intensiv befragt und ihnen zugehört, ohne sie zu konfrontieren oder zu belehren. Aus diesem Erinnerungsmaterial hat sie die verborgenen und verleugneten Ebenen des Themas herausgefiltert:... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 46.00
Writing the Heavenly Frontier celebrates the early voices of the air as it examines the sky as a metaphorical and political landscape. While flight histories usually focus on the physical dangers of early aviation, this book introduces the figurative liabilities of ascension. Early pilot-writers not only grappled with an unwieldy machine, they also... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 35.00
On 1 January 1942, Churchill and Roosevelt issued a 'Declaration by United Nations' with 24 other states. This marked the beginning of the UN in a real and tangible form. Yet today many people have forgotten that the UN was forged in the midst of the confusion and complexity of wartime. How did the armies of the United Nations co-operate in... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 12.95
Laurence Wilmot's Second World War memoir is a rare thing: a first-hand account of front-line battle by an army officer who is a resolute non-combatant. And it is paradoxes such as this that also make Wilmot's book a unique and compelling document. Wilmot, as an Anglican chaplain, is a priest dressed as a warrior, a man of peace in battle fatigues.... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2008; US$ 29.95
André Rieu is a violinist, conductor and international star following sales of more than 10 million CDs worldwide. With his extravagant concerts and compelling TV specials he has won the hearts of millions of music lovers. André Rieu was born in the Netherlands, in 1949. He grew up surrounded exclusively by classical music. André started... more...
- The History Press 2010; US$ 14.57
Thanks to Thomas Keneally's book Schindler's Ark, and the film based on it, Schindler's List, we have become more aware of the fact that, in the midst of Hitler's extermination of the Jews, courage and humanity could still overcome evil. more...