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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Mi casco por almohadaby Robert Leckie

    Edhasa 2012; US$ 15.66

    Las memorias de Robert Leckie constituyen uno de los más apasionantes relatos de un testigo directo de la Segunda Guerra Mundial. En enero de 1942, poco después del ataque japonés a Pearl Harbor, se alistó en el cuerpo de marines de los Estados Unidos. Aquí se narra su odisea, desde el durísimo y apresurado entrenamiento en Carolina del Sur hasta las... more...

  • Panzerkriegby Mike Syron

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 18.94

    For many people the very image of Blitzkrieg is of massed columns of tanks sweeping through Europe, smashing all resistance and leaving a trail of devastation in their wake. Indeed, it was the Panzers' achievements in battle that were largely responsible for Germany's early run of success in the Second World War and, once the tide of war began to... more...

  • Parallel Linesby Peter Lantos

    Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 10.19

    This is a story of a young boy's journey from a sleepy provincial town in Hungary during the Second World War to the concentration camp in Bergen-Belsen. Unlike other books dealing with this period, this is not a Holocaust story, but a child's recollection of a journey full of surprise, excitement, bereavement and terror. Yet, this remains a testimony... more...

  • A Home in the Countryby Sheelagh Mawe

    Robert Hale 2014; US$ 7.28

    During the Second World War, some 3 million people were evacuated from British towns and cities due to the danger of German air attacks. Most evacuees were children; many were sent to the countryside but some were sent to Canada, America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. (Future stars Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Caine were among them!) Two... more...

  • Voices from D-Dayby Jon E. Lewis

    Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 13.11

    The extraordinary and compelling story of the 6th of June, 1944, Operation Overlord and the Battle for Normandy is told here through first-hand testimonies from civilians and soldiers on both sides. It features classic accounts by soldiers such as Rommel and Bradley, together with frontline reports by some of the world's finest authors and war correspondents,... more...

  • Valor, Guts, and Luckby William L. Smallwood

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95

    The story of B - 17 tailgunner Lowell "Slats" Slayton who beat the odds during WW II - including being shot down, captured and held as a POW, and forced to march 300 miles from Poland to western Germany on the Black March during one of the coldest winters on record. 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...

  • Der Holocaust in der deutschsprachigen Geschichtswissenschaftby Michael Brenner; Maximilian Strnad

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 18.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Ableben der letzten Zeitzeugen, das langsam nachlassende Medieninteresse sowie die neue Schwerpunktsetzung von zeitgeschichtlich ausgerichteten Instituten erfordern eine neue Standortbestimmung der Holocaust­Forschung. Die Autorinnen und Autoren diskutieren, inwieweit der Holocaust in der akademischen Lehre an deutschen und... more...

  • They Fought Aloneby Maurice Buckmaster; Mick Smith

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74

    ‘Set Europe ablaze.? The order came from Churchill himself. The result was the Special Operations Executive – the SOE. Established in 1941 with the aim of supplying Occupied France with a steady stram of highly trained resistance agents, this clandestine Second World War network grew to become a cricual part of the Allied arsenal. Ingeniously engineering... more...

  • A Lucky Childby Thomas Buergenthal

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    At the age of ten Thomas Buergenthal arrived at Auschwitz after surviving the Ghetto of Kielce and two labour camps, and was soon separated from his parents. Using his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck, he managed to survive until he was liberated from Sachsenhausen in 1945. After experiencing the turmoil of Europe's post-war years - from the... more...