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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Soldat und Kriegserlebnisby Rolf Düsterberg

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 116.82

    The study examines 216 memoirs on the Second World War by former German combatants, published mostly in West Germany between 1945 and 1961. The aim is to describe the attitudes identifiable in them on subjects such as National Socialism and military action. The inquiry reveals regularities in the selection and processing of perception... more...

  • Standort- und Kommandanturbefehle des Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz 1940-1945by Institut für Zeitgeschichte; Norbert Frei; Thomas Grotum; Jan Parcer; Sybille Steinbacher; Bernd C. Wagner

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 159.32

    This volume documents the internal orders given by SS camp commanders to the guards of Auschwitz. Issued as hectographs, very few orders survived, scattered through German, Polish and Russian archives and have been largely disregarded by researchers until now. However, the sheer abundance of detail they offer renders them both an impressive... more...

  • Striking Backby Niall Cherry

    Helion & Company 2009; US$ 25.00

    As the events of the Second World War fade into the distance it is important that the activities of a small band of brothers are not overlooked. In the dark days following Dunkirk in 1940 these men volunteered for what was euphemistically termed 'Special Service'. Often given very little idea of what they were letting themselves in for, they... more...

  • Operation Goodtime and the Battle of the Treasury Islands, 1943by Reg Newell

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95

    On October 27, 1943, a force of New Zealanders and Americans invaded the Treasury Islands in the South Pacific, retaking them from their Japanese occupiers. Codenamed Operation Goodtime, the action marked the first time New Zealand forces took part in an opposed landing since Gallipoli in 1915. In an unusual allocation of troops in the American-dominated... more...

  • Unpatriotic History of the Second World Warby James Hartfield

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99

    The Second World War was not the 'Good War' of legend. James Heartfield explains that both Allies and Axis powers fought for the same goals - territory, markets and natural resources. more...

  • Outside the Gatesby Robert Crick

    HigherLife Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    The great task before Christian workers, chaplains in particular, is to find a way to work within the systems of this world in order to redeem and sanctify those systems in the authority of our Lord, Jesus Christ, who sends them. Chaplains are present in some of the darkest, most impoverished, oppressed, and immoral places on this earth. Their mission... more...

  • The Juno Beach Trilogyby Mark Zuehlke

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 24.99

    Together in one convenient ebook, three of Mark Zuehlke 's epics of Canadian soldiers in World War II take us from the dramatic events of D-Day (June 6, 1944) to the days following, and the final push. Juno Beach , Holding Juno and Breakout from Juno focus on the Normandy Invasion and its aftermath. Juno Beach dramatically unfolds... more...

  • Tunnel Kingby Barbara Hehner

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 7.99

    The Great Escape was the most daring and meticulously planned prisoner-of-war breakout of the Second World War. Yet not many Canadians?least of all children?know the heroic story of Wally Floody, a Canadian airman imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, who was a key figure in digging a set of sophisticated tunnels. Now acclaimed children?s writer Barbara... more...

  • Signalman Jonesby Tim Parker; Geoffrey Holder Jones

    Sheridan House 2010; US$ 16.99

    The riveting true account of an English naval signalman?s experiences during World War II, including his insider?s perspective on how squadrons of Allied ships defeated the German U-boat blockade of the American coast. more...

  • Baby Avaby Caroline O'Flaherty; Antoinette Walker

    Liberties Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Baby Ava is the moving and insightful account of Caroline and Niall O'Flaherty's struggle to have a baby. Faced with infertility after Caroline's battle with cervical cancer, the couple begin to explore various options. However, with the usual pathways of IVF and adoption proving too problematic, all hope seems lost until Caroline happens to see a... more...