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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Die Vertriebenenpolitik der SED 1949 bis 1990by Heike Amos

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 56.10

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaustby Jennifer L. Geddes; John K. Roth; Jules Simon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    The Double Binds of Ethics after the Holocaust advances the idea that the Holocaust undermined confidence in basic beliefs about human rights and shows steps of salvage and retrieval that need to be taken if ethics is to be a significant presence in a world still besieged by genocide and atrocity. more...

  • Sorties into Hell: The Hidden War on Chichi Jimaby Chester Hearn

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00

    In October 1946, Colonel Presley Rixey arrived by destroyer at Chichi Jima to repatriate 22,000 Japanese who had been bypassed during the war in the Pacific. While waiting for a Marine battalion to arrive, the colonel met daily with a Japanese commission assigned to assist him. When asked what had happened to American prisoners on the island, the... more...

  • D-Day and the Liberation of Franceby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    On the morning of June 6, 1944, the largest and most powerful armada of warships the world had ever seen left southern England bound for the beaches of Normandy. The thousands of American, British, Canadian, Polish, and Norwegian soldiers on board had one mission: invade France and liberate it from the occupation by Nazi Germany. Over the course of... more...

  • The Art of Commemorationby Titus Ensink; Christoph Sauer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00

    The Art of Commemoration focuses on a particular historical event that illustrates how nations define their own identities and establish mutual relations in their discourse: the Warsaw Uprising of August 1944 and its Commemoration in 1994. This Commemoration was an innovative and unique form of transnational communication because it brought together... more...

  • After Tragedy and Triumphby Michael Berenbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Michael Berenbaum explores the Jewish identity of his generation, the first to mature after tragedy and triumph. more...

  • Through the Hitler Lineby Laurence F. MC Wilmot

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 12.95

    Laurence Wilmot's Second World War memoir is a rare thing: a first-hand account of front-line battle by an army officer who is a resolute non-combatant. And it is paradoxes such as this that also make Wilmot's book a unique and compelling document. Wilmot, as an Anglican chaplain, is a priest dressed as a warrior, a man of peace in battle fatigues.... more...