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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Enseigner le nazisme et la Shoah. Une étude comparée des manuels scolaires en Europeby Bertrand Lécureur

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 30.81

    How have the Nazi period and the Shoah been presented in history textbooks for secondary schools published since 1950 in Germany, the United Kingdom, French-speaking Belgium and France ? This volume compares their contents by underlining the evolution of this content and the influence of the historic researches as well as the various events which have... more...

  • Die Eskalation des Zweiten Weltkriegs von 1940 bis zum Unternehmen Barbarossa Stefan Scheil

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 32.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Vor fast siebzig Jahren begann im Sommer 1941 das Unternehmen Barbarossa, der deutsche Angriff auf die Sowjetunion. Stefan Scheil zeichnet in seiner Studie über die Eskalation des Zweiten Weltkriegs die internationale Politik im Jahr vor diesem Angriff und seine Ursachen nach. Die britische, deutsche, amerikanische und sowjetische... more...

  • Erlebnis und Edgar Feuchtwanger; Manfred Flügge

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 24.48

    Hauptbeschreibung Edgar Feuchtwanger, 1924 in München geboren, Sohn des Verlegers Ludwig und Neffe des Schriftstellers Lion Feuchtwanger, erzählt von seiner Kindheit in Deutschland und seinem Leben in England. Als jüdisches Kind erlebte er den Alltag im Dritten Reich, aber auch die großen Zeitereignisse - Röhmputsch, Annexion Österreichs, Sudetenkrise... more...

  • At the Dragon's Gateby Charles Fenn

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    In the early days of World War II, a young Marine named Charles Fenn was recruited by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) for undercover operations in the China-Burma-India theatre. Fenn knew exactly what it took to get the job done. His wartime exploits are the stuff of legend, but not even his OSS compatriots knew the full extent of his espionage... more...

  • The Wooden Horseby Eric Williams; Gregory A. Freeman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    An epic adventure—the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written. Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the infamous German POW camp. Digging an underground tunnel hidden beneath a wooden vaulting horse, he managed to escape after ten months and,... more...

  • Teilung anerkannt, Einheit passé?by Lutz Haarmann; Rainer Eckert; Stephan Hilsberg; Detlef Kühn

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 33.52

    Teilung anerkannt, Einheit passé? Diese Frage haben sich die in dieser Studie untersuchten status-quo-oppositionellen Gruppen und Persönlichkeiten in der Deutschlandpolitik während der 70er und 80er Jahre in der Bundesrepublik gestellt. Sie haben versucht, auf ihre Weise, das heißt im Sinne der Offenheit der Deutschen Frage, gegen den deutschlandpolitischen... more...

  • From Boiled Beef to Chicken Tikkaby Janet Macdonald

    Frontline Books 2014; US$ 22.99

    Janet Macdonald, author of the acclaimed Feeding Nelson's Navy, now turns her attention to food in the British Army over the past two centuries. Napoleon's remark 'an army marches on its stomach' has become an over-used cliche. It is a simple statement and undoubtedly true, but like many such simple statements, the actuality of what... more...

  • Nazi Concentration Camp Commandants 1933-1945by Ian Baxter

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.99

    Using many rare and unpublished images this book identifies and delves into the characters of the notorious men who were instrumental in one of the greatest crimes against humanity in World history.

Through words and pictures the chilling truth emerges. In many respects these monsters were all too normal. Rudolf Hess, the Commandant of... more...

  • Memorials in Berlin and Buenos Airesby Brigitte Sion

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book examines the conflicting performances that take place at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin and the Memorial to the Victims of State Terror in Buenos Aires. Sion offers an interdisciplinary model for analyzing sites of memory, their purpose, failure and success, and their part in a transnational circuit of remembrance practices. more...

  • Give Us This Dayby Helena Wisniewska Brow

    Victoria University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In June 1944, when 14-year-old Stefan Wisniewski stood by his mother?s dusty Tehran grave, he knew his world was about to change again, forever. Give Us This Day: A Memoir of Family and Exile explores the story of one of the 732 Polish child survivors of wartime Soviet deportation offered unlikely refuge in New Zealand. Seventy years later, and... more...