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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Hitler's Bandit Huntersby Phillip W Blood

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95

    In August 1942, Hitler directed all German state institutions to assist Heinrich Himmler, the chief of the SS and the German police, in eradicating armed resistance in the newly occupied territories of Eastern Europe and Russia. The directive for ?combating banditry? (Bandenbekämpfung), became the third component of the Nazi regime?s three-part... more...

  • Die Vertriebenenpolitik der SED 1949 bis 1990by Heike Amos

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 54.91

    1950 war jeder vierte, 1961 jeder fünfte DDR-Bürger ein Vertriebener, und Ende der 1980er Jahre lebten noch 3,7 Millionen sogenannte Umsiedler mit ihren nachgeborenen Kindern in der DDR, wo ihr Schicksal weitgehend tabuisiert wurde. Wie gelang es der SED, dieses Tabuisierungsgebot durchzusetzen, und wie reagierten die Vertriebenen selbst... more...

  • The Story of Stirlingby Bruce Durie

    The History Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    This book tells the amazing story of Stirling's history from earliest times to the modern day. Some of the most pivotal moments in Scottish history occurred in the city's surroundings, including the greatest military victory in Scottish memory. Exactly 700 years ago, an English army marched into Scotland intent on crushing Scottish resistance once... more...

  • The Durham Book of Daysby Robert Woodhouse

    The History Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Blackpool at Warby John Ellis

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Although it escaped bombing raids, Blackpool played an important rolle in the Second World War as a centre for training - with numerous airfields and factories surrounding the area. This book is the first to offer a dedicated history of the town in the period. It includes many interesting stories such as the people's playground, the Freckleton Air... more...

  • Colossus: Bletchley Park's Last Secretby Paul Gannon

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    'Gannon's book contains a mass of utterly fascinating and largely unknown material about an immensely important wartime project, and is very welcome indeed.' Brian Rendell, TES In 1940, almost a year after the outbreak of the Second World war, Allied radio operators at an interception station in South London began picking up messages in a strange... more...

  • Wages of Guiltby Ian Buruma

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    In this highly original and now classic text, Ian Buruma explores and compares how Germany and Japan have attempted to come to terms with their violent pasts, and investigates the painful realities of living with guilt, and with its denial. As Buruma travels through both countries, he encounters people whose honesty in confronting their past is strikingly... more...

  • It's True! Pirates Ate Ratsby Heather Catchpole; Vanessa Woods

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 10.86

    A prey to scurvy, boredom and danger one day, they might strike a ship full of gold dust and emeralds the next. Full of little-known facts and astonishing stories about pirates ancient and modern, male and female, polite and barbaric, this latest addition to the acclaimed It's True! series will keep you on the edge of your seat. more...

  • Encyclopedia of World War IIby Alan Axelrod

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 180.00

    World War II, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history, is widely considered the pivotal event of the modern age. From the rise of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, "Encyclopedia of World War II" presents the complete story of this great conflict. International in scope, this two-volume A-to-Z reference covers the... more...

  • The Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide for Gas Chromatographersby Dean Rood

    Wiley 2007; US$ 197.00 US$ 170.73

    This fourth edition of the classic guide for every user of gas chromatographic instrumentation is now updated to include such new topics as fast GC using narrow, short columns, electronic pressure control, and basic aspects of quantitative gas chromatography. The author shares his many years of experience in technical support for gas chromatography... more...