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World War II (1939-1945)

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

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 81.57

    <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...

  • 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...

  • Forgotten Heroes of World War IIby Thomas E. Simmons

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    World War II was the defining event of the twentieth century. For everyone it was a time of confusion, fear, destruction, and death on a scale never before seen. Much has been written of the generals, campaigns, and battles of the war, but it was young, ordinary American kids who held our freedom in their hands as they fought for liberty across the... 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...

  • 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$ 77.00

    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. This... 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...