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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Demontagen in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone und in Berlin 1945 bis 1948by Klaus Neitmann; Jochen Laufer; Klaus Jochen Arnold

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 66.48

    Zwischen 1945 und 1948 demontierten Organe der Besatzungsmacht in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone (SBZ) und den ehemaligen Ostgebieten des Deutschen Reiches tausende Rüstungs- und Wirtschaftsbetriebe. Durch die Demontagen sank die Industriekapazität in der SBZ insgesamt um rund 50 Prozent, eine schwere Belastung für die spätere Entwicklung der Wirtschaft... more...

  • Unternehmen Overlordby Peter Lieb

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 11.55

    Mit der alliierten Invasion begann die Befreiung Westeuropas von deutscher Besatzung. Gemeinsam mit der fast zeitgleich stattfindenden Operation ?Bagration?, der entscheidenden Offensive der Roten Armee im Osten, besiegelte sie das Schicksal des Dritten Reiches. Am Abend des ?D-Day? hatten die amerikanischen, kanadischen und britischen Truppen einen... more...

  • Der Holocaust im Comic? Art Spiegelmans ?Maus? im Geschichtsunterrichtby Johannes Kolb

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.89

    In den letzten zehn Jahren erreichte der Comic als Medium zum Einsatz im Geschichtsunterricht eine verstärkte Relevanz in der Geschichtsdidaktik. Diese Entwicklung ist vor allem der Aufwertung dieser Literaturform und dem Erscheinen unterschiedlicher geschichtsrelevanter Comics geschuldet. Der Holocaust als historisches Ereignis ist ein komplexer Themenbereich,... 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...

  • 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$ 6.65

    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... 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...

  • The Fewby Alex Kershaw

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    The never-before-told story of the American pilots-idealists, adventurers, romantics-who joined the RAF before America entered the war and helped save Britain in its darkest hour more...

  • Prison Break - True Stories of the World's Greatest Escapesby Paul Buck

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 8.74

    In the folklore of World War II, the memory of those heroes who staged ‘Great Escapes? from POW camps still endures. But what of the other side of the coin: the villains and jack-the-lads who painstakingly plan their escapes and await their moment at great personal risk? For the first time, Prison Break, tells the stories of all the most ruthless... more...