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World War II

  • Big Historyby DK; David Christian

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available

    Understand how and why we got where we are today with Big History. From the formation of our universe to the present day, countless major events have changed the course of life on Earth. Big History brings together an incredible range of perspectives, using multiple disciplines including physics and sociology to bring us the story of 13.8 billion... more...

  • The Case of Alan Turingby Eric Liberge; Arnaud Delalande

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    A gripping graphic novel on Alan Turing, the heroic codebreaker of World War II later condemned for his homosexuality. more...

  • Greatest Escapes of World War IIby Col. Robert Barr Smith; Esq. Laurence J. Yadon

    Lyons Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    Throughout WWII, thousands of Allied prisoners dreamed of outwitting their captors and returning to war against the Axis. Their ingenuity knew no bounds: they went over the barbed wire surrounding them and under it as well; they built tunnels of enormous length and complexity, often working with only their bare hands. They concealed themselves in... more...

  • Leper Spyby Ben Montgomery

    Chicago Review Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    The GIs called her Joey. Hundreds owed their lives to the tiny Filipina who stashed explosives in spare tires, tracked Japanese troop movements, and smuggled maps of fortifications across enemy lines. As the Battle of Manila raged, Josefina Guerrero walked through gunfire to bandage wounds and close the eyes of the dead. Her valor earned her the Medal... more...

  • Italian Prisoners of War in Pennsylvaniaby Flavio G. Conti; Alan R. Perry

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 94.99

    Italian Prisoners of War in Pennsylvania examines the World War II experience of 1,200 Italian soldiers, detained at Letterkenny Army Depot near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, who agreed to cooperate with the U.S. government and were organized into the 321st Italian Service Unit Battalion. In addition to providing valuable logistical, quartermaster,... more...

  • The River, the Plain, and the Stateby Ling Zhang

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book explores the human-engineered flooding of China's Yellow River, and how it affected the state, environment, and inhabitants of the region. more...

  • Geopolitical Constructsby Colin Flint

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Using unknown archival material to give voice to those who made the Mulberry Harbours to supply the military advance after D-Day and implemented a global military strategy in World War II, this book brings the ?big picture? back to geopolitics, showing how the everyday actions of individuals made, and were made by, geopolitical settings. more...

  • Hitler?s Home Frontby Don A Gregory; Wilhelm R Gehlen

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 19.51

    Twelve years of rule by Hitler and the Nazi Party could have made Germany a third world country after the end of the war, and according to some highly placed Allied officials of the time; that would not have been such a bad idea. Whatever treatment the Allies had in mind for the Germans could not have been much worse than the conditions already in... more...

  • SOE's Mastermindby Brian Lett

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    For those with even a passing interest in the Second World War, the name Colin Gubbins is synonymous with the Special Operations Executive (SOE). This is not surprising as from its creation in late 1940 at Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s command ‘to set Europe ablaze’, Gubbins was the driving force behind SOE. Over the next... more...

  • The Secret Libraryby Oliver Tearle

    Michael O'Mara 2016; US$ 9.99

    A fascinating tour through the curious history of Western civilization told through its most emblematic invention ? the book.As well as leafing through the well-known titles that have helped shape the world in which we live, Oliver Tearle also dusts off some of the more neglected items to be found hidden among the bookshelves of the past.You?ll learn... more...