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- 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...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 20.95
When the revolutionary Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter first appeared in the skies over northwest Europe in mid-1944, it represented one of the greatest challenges to Allied air superiority. The first group to solely fly jet fighters, Jagdgeschwader 7 was tasked with wrestling back command of the skies. Put almost immediately into action, despite... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 53.90
This study traces the origins of the Indian National Army in the imagination of Iwaichi Fujiwara, a young Japanese intelligence officer, and the relationship between the Imperial Japanese Army and the Indian National Army as it evolved under the leadership of Bengali revolutionary, Subhas Chandra Bose. The study is unique in its use of Japanese archival... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99
The Russian front was the decisive theater of World War II with the great mass of the German army and Luftwaffe locked in battle with the Red Army in the largest land campaign in history. On a 1,200-mile front from the Arctic Circle to the Caspian Sea, in baking summer heat and winter temperatures of -40�C, millions of men and women fought the most... more...
- 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...