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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Alliance of Enemies tells the thrilling history of the secret World War II relationship between Nazi Germany's espionage service, the Abwehr, and the American OSS, predecessor of the CIA. The actors in this great as-yet-untold story were often at odds with their respective governments. Working in the face of competing ideologies and at great... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 40.99
The full untold story of how one of history?s bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes In 1943, the Nazis liquidated Warsaw?s Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city?s destruction by deporting its remaining residents. A sophisticated and cosmopolitan community a thousand years old was facing its final days?and... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 35.00
Americans are familiar with prisoner of war narratives that detail Allied soldiers' treatment at the hands of Germans in World War II: popular books and movies like The Great Escape and Stalag 17 have offered graphic and award-winning depictions of the American POW experience in Nazi camps. Less is known, however, about the Germans captured and held... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
In the wide-ranging and innovative essays of Cultures in Motion , a dozen distinguished historians offer new conceptual vocabularies for understanding how cultures have trespassed across geography and social space. From the transformations of the meanings and practices of charity during late antiquity and the transit of medical knowledge between... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 19.95
As plans got under way for the Allied invasion of Sicily in June 1943, British counter-intelligence agent Ewen Montagu masterminded a scheme to mislead the Germans into thinking the next landing would occur in Greece. The innovative plot was so successful that the Germans moved some of their forces away from Sicily, and two weeks into the real invasion... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 20.95
In the spring of 1974, Second Lieutenant Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese army made world headlines when he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year ordeal. Hunted in turn by American troops, the Philippine police, hostile islanders, and successive Japanese search parties, Onoda had skillfully outmaneuvered all his pursuers, convinced that... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
This study provides a fascinating and nuanced account of the twenty-six-month Nazi occupation of Smolensk, a Russian town. By drawing on oral-history interviews and a broad range of archival sources, it sheds new light on the everyday civilian life of Soviets, Jews, and Roma. Examining a variety of local propagandistic efforts by the Nazi and Stalinist... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Drawing upon early modern religious history and the study of the Atlantic World, this collection provides a longue duree overview of women and religion within a transatlantic context. Taking as its starting point the work of Natalie Zemon Davis on the effects of confessional difference among women in the age of religious reformations, the volume expands... more...