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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • A Journey through My Lifeby Dietrich Schaefer

    tredition 2015; US$ 6.97

    In this autobiography, Dietrich Schaefer presents his life in two parts, both of which were closely connected to the Seven Seas and international seafaring. Beginning with the character-building escape from East Prussia during his childhood, then the difficult times as a refugee in post-war Germany, he uses humor and many scintillating tales to illustrate... more...

  • Erinnerungskultur und Erwachsenenbildungby Elke E Theile

    Wochenschau Verlag 2008; Not Available

    Im Spannungsfeld individueller und kollektiver Erinnerung an das, was mit dem Symbol ?Auschwitz? für das Ungeheuerlichste steht, was Menschen anderen Menschen antun können, entwickelte sich nach 1945 eine Erinnerungskultur, die den Umgang mit der Erfahrung des deutschen Völkermords an den europäischen Juden, dem von Deutschen verursachten und begangenen... more...

  • Hello Darling!by Siobhan O'Brien

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 34.53

    The definitive biography of one of Australia's best loved stars of stage and screen, the fabulous and inimitable Jeanne Little. more...

  • Anne Frank TRGby Kent Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95

    Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was from a Jewish family, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Anne’s family tried to escape the horror of war, and how... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 91.00

    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.... more...

  • In the Shadow of the Rising Sunby Mary Thomas

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 11.19

    When Mary Thomas left the shores of England for Singapore in December 1939 to live a leisurely life of an Englishwoman in a colonial outpost, she did not expect to soon find her circumstances greatly changed. After the Japanese bombs fell on 8 December 1941, Mary chose not to rush for the first boat out of Singapore and instead stayed on to serve in... more...

  • A Lucky Childby Thomas Buergenthal

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 6.66

    Thomas Buergenthal is unique. Liberated from the death camps of Auschwitz at the age of eleven, in adulthood he became a judge at the International Court in The Hague. In his honest and heartfelt memoirs, he tells the story of his extraordinary journey - from the horrors of Nazism to an investigation of modern day genocide. Aged ten Thomas Buergenthal... more...

  • Saint Praftuby Murray Anderson

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74

    Part 1 of 'Saint Praftu' describes the author's early childhood in India, his wartime service in the RAF, and twenty years of civil flying in Burma, India and Nepal. At one period during the War, he belonged to the select group of pilots who undertook the hazardous operation of flying Lysanders to France at night during the moon periods, to land and... more...

  • Streit um die Wehrmachtby Tim Seidenschnur

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Wanderausstellungen des Hamburger Instituts für Sozialforschung zu den Verbrechen der Wehrmacht in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus waren emotionale Kristallisationspunkte, an denen die Diskurse der Kriegs- und Nachkriegsgenerationen in zahlreichen Debatten sichtbar geworden sind. Das wird besonders deutlich, wenn man einen... more...

  • Rettungswiderstandby Arno Lustiger

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    Arno Lustiger schildert die Bemühungen, Juden im gesamten besetzten Europa das Leben zu retten, aus einer neuen Perspektive. So erweitert er die Kriterien dessen, was in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung unter "Judenrettung" verstanden wird: Er schildert nicht nur die Aktionen derer, die als "Gerechte unter den Völkern" geehrt wurden,... more...