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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • The Secrets of Q Centralby Leighton Buzzard Archaeology and History Society

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    Leighton Buzzard had the biggest telephone exchange in the world 1939-45, handling all telephone and teleprinter communications for the war in Britain, Europe, North Africa and the Far East. Because of this, Group 60, which controlled all the radar for the Battle of Britain, was centred in the town. Five miles away Bletchley Park was set up to monitor... more...

  • The Purge of the Thirtieth Divisionby Henry Russell; Lawrence M. Kaplan

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 59.95

    The Purge of the Thirtieth Division by Major General Henry Dozier Russell is the only known written work by any of the eighteen National Guard division commanders mobilized in1940 and 1941. It chronicles from a National Guard perspective many of the challenges and growing pains experienced by the Army in the critical months leading up to its entry... more...

  • The Great Polar Fraudby Anthony Galvin

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    In 1910 Roald Amundsen set off from Oslo toward the North Pole but soon received word that two Americans?Frederick Cook and Robert Peary?each claimed to have reached the Pole ahead of him. Devastated, Amundsen famously went south. For years Cook and Peary tried to convince the world of their claims. Finally the National Geographic Society endorsed... more...

  • Hitler's Europe Ablazeby Philip Cooke; Ben H. Shepherd

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    Local resistance to German-led Axis occupation occurred throughout the European continent during World War II, taking a wide range of forms?noncooperation and disinformation, sabotage and espionage, and armed opposition and full-scale partisan warfare. It is a key element in the experience and the national memory of those who found themselves under... more...

  • The Strategy of Freedom (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    In this tract, Laski discusses the British case for the destruction of Hitler from the angle of the university student, especially from America, who had doubts about the complexities of the situation. He illustrates why all parties in Britain felt that future freedom of intelligence depended on victory. more...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 37.25

    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...

  • Wiederaufbau europäischer Städte / Rebuilding European Citiesby Georg Wagner-Kyora

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 81.98

    <P>Einschneidend für die europäische Erfahrungsgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts war die Katastrophe der Zerstörung traditionsreicher Großstädte während des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Sie forderte lokale Eliten und Öffentlichkeiten heraus, den Wiederaufbau im Konsens zu beginnen und als ein Langzeitprojekt fortzuführen. Unter Einsatz aller verfügbaren... 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...

  • Das Stauffenberg-Attentat aus französischer Perspektive: Der 20. Juli 1944 in Parisby Jill Steinmetz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 20.64

    Hauptbeschreibung Bei der vorliegenden Untersuchung handelt es sich um die Darstellung des Stauffenberg-Attentats vom 20. Juli 1944 aus französischer Perspektive, denn Paris ist neben Wien und Prag einer der Orte, an denen die Umsetzung des Plans "Walküre" zunächst erfolgreich war. Zu Beginn wird auf den historischen Hintergrund des Stauffenberg-Attentats,... more...

  • Zweiter Weltkrieg und sozialer Wandelby Waclaw Dlugoborski

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1981; US$ 16.37

    Reihe Kritische Studien zur Geschichtswissenschaft - Band 047 more...