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- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 29.95
A collection of spellbinding true stories of hardship, yearning and celebration. Tales that span the globe, and bring us back to Melbourne to the extraordinary story of Amal?her flight from Iraq, her fears boarding the unseaworthy boat now known as SIEV X, her night spent clinging to a corpse alone in the sea, and her desire to have her story told. more...
- D & M Publishers 2011; US$ 26.95
The Canadian government censored the news during World War II for two main reasons: to keep military and economic secrets out of enemy hands and to prevent civilian morale from breaking down. But in those tumultuous times - with Nazi spies landing on our shores by raft, U-boat attacks in the St. Lawrence, army mutinies in British Columbia and Ontario... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99
The familiar image of the British in the Second World War is that of the plucky underdog taking on German might. David Edgerton's bold, compelling new history shows the conflict in a new light, with Britain as a very wealthy country, formidable in arms, ruthless in pursuit of its interests, and in command of a global production system. Rather than... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 6.75
Acclaimed children?s author Allan Burnett turns his attention to the Second World War in a book of explosively exciting and emotionally charged tales of bravery and adventure. Featuring the true exploits of soldiers, spies, pilots, sailors and many others, these stories, all based on interviews with these heroes themselves or their descendants, offer... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 14.95
This is the story of one man?s war?the memoirs of Sgt. Charles D. Kipp, who served with the Canadian army on active duty in Europe during the bloody days and weeks following D-Day. What makes this work stand out from other Second World War battlefield journals is its unadorned, almost naive sense?a guileless attention to small details, horrific and... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Race for Empire offers a profound and challenging reinterpretation of nationalism, racism, and wartime mobilization during the Asia-Pacific war. In parallel case studies?of Japanese Americans mobilized to serve in the United States Army and of Koreans recruited or drafted into the Japanese military?T. Fujitani examines the U.S. and Japanese empires... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 34.95
In the winter of 1944?1945, Hitler sought to divide Allied forces in the heavily forested Ardennes region of Luxembourg and Belgium. He deployed more than 400,000 troops in one of the last major German offensives of the war, which became known as the Battle of the Bulge, in a desperate attempt to regain the strategic initiative in the West. Hitler?s... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99
Collecting the Good War "This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hailed as "The Greatest Generation," the men and women who fought in World War II carried an unimaginable burden. Their date with destiny, both horrendous and heroic, shaped the world we know today. This newly expanded second edition... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 29.95
World War II submariners rarely experienced anything as exhilarating or horrifying as the surface gun attack. Between the ocean floor and the rolling whitecaps above, submarines patrolled a dark abyss in a fusion of silence, shadows, and steel, firing around eleven thousand torpedoes, sinking Japanese men-of-war and more than one thousand merchant... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 14.95
From Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939 to the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition , provides you with detailed information about the war that left no nation untouched. Read about the Nazi invasion of Poland, Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and the only atomic weapons ever used during military conflict.... more...