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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • They Fought Aloneby Maurice Buckmaster; Mick Smith

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74

    ‘Set Europe ablaze.? The order came from Churchill himself. The result was the Special Operations Executive – the SOE. Established in 1941 with the aim of supplying Occupied France with a steady stram of highly trained resistance agents, this clandestine Second World War network grew to become a cricual part of the Allied arsenal. Ingeniously engineering... more...

  • A Lucky Childby Thomas Buergenthal

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    At the age of ten Thomas Buergenthal arrived at Auschwitz after surviving the Ghetto of Kielce and two labour camps, and was soon separated from his parents. Using his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck, he managed to survive until he was liberated from Sachsenhausen in 1945. After experiencing the turmoil of Europe's post-war years - from the... more...

  • The Ice Roadby Stefan Waydenfeld

    Aquila Polonica 2014; US$ 12.99

    In a forgotten chapter of history, 1.5 million Polish civilians?arbitrarily arrested by Stalin as enemies of the people following the Soviet invasion of Poland in September 1939?were deported to slave labor camps throughout the most inhospitable forests and steppes of the Soviet Union. The Ice Road is the gripping story of young Stefan Waydenfeld and... more...

  • Freilegungenby Rebecca Boehling; Susanne Urban; René Bienert

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 27.07

    Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Jahrbuch beschäftigt sich mit frühen Zeugnissen Überlebender und der Veränderung von Erinnerung. Auch im International Tracing Service (ITS) finden sich solche Zeugnisse, z. B. als Interviewsplitter in alliierten Formularen oder als dem ITS überlassene mehrseitige Texte. Sie alle beweisen, dass die Überlebenden in... more...

  • Der Zweite Weltkriegby Gerhard Schreiber

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.01

    Der Zweite Weltkrieg bildet die entscheidende Zäsur der Weltgeschichte im 20. Jahrhundert. Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über die Ursachen, die Vorgeschichte und den Verlauf des Krieges von der Einverleibung der Mandschurei durch Japan 1931 bis zum Abwurf der Atombomben auf Hiroshima und Nagasaki 1945. Es schildert aus konsequent globaler Sicht... more...

  • Freedom Betrayedby George H. Nash

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Herbert Hoover's "magnum opus"—at last published nearly fifty years after its completion—offers a revisionist reexamination of World War II and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the "lost statesmanship" of Franklin Roosevelt. Hoover offers his frank evaluation of Roosevelt's foreign policies before Pearl Harbor and policies during... more...

  • A Home in the Countryby Sheelagh Mawe

    Robert Hale 2013; US$ 12.99

    During World War II, some 3 million people were evacuated from British towns and cities due to the danger of German air attacks. Most evacuees were children; many were sent to the countryside but some were sent to Canada, America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa?future stars Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Caine were among them. Two of these... more...

  • The Durham Book of Daysby Robert Woodhouse

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Durham Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of this cathedral city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • The Wehrmachtby Tim Ripley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    To see the foreword, the introduction, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the website The Wehrmacht website. In this unique volume, expert Tim Ripley introduces the reader to the world of the German army, covering in detail concepts such as mobile defense and the formidable Blitzkrieg , and explains why the Wehrmacht was... more...

  • NS-Raubgut, Reichstauschstelle und Preussische Staatsbibliothekby Hans Erich Bödeker; Gerd-J. Bötte

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 77.00

    The book describes the control exercised by the National Socialist state over academic libraries and analyses their collaboration, in particular in the theft of books and the identification of 'Enemies of the Reich'. In addition, it deals with aspects of the identification and restitution of books stolen and confiscated between 1933 and 1945. This... more...