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  • Shot from the Skyby Cathryn J. Prince

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Shot from the Sky is about one of the great, dark secrets of World War II: Neutral Switzerland shot down U.S. aircraft entering Swiss airspace and imprisoned the survivors in internment camps, detaining more than a thousand American flyers between 1943 and the war?s end. While conditions at the camps were adequate and humane for internees who obeyed... more...

  • Jenseits der Anarchieby Lucian Ashworth; Duncan Bell; Jan-Stefan Fritz; Benjamin Herborth; Leonie Holthaus; Jeanne Morefield; Andreas Osiander; Katharina Rietzler; David Salomon; Stefan Schieren; Hagen Schulz-Forberg; Jens Steffek; Jens Steffek; Leonie Holthaus

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 29.57

    Die traumatische Erfahrung des Ersten Weltkriegs löste einen regelrechten Boom an Weltordnungsentwürfen aus. Europas Akademiker, Diplomaten und Publizisten diskutierten Möglichkeiten, die internationale »Anarchie« zu überwinden. Ihre Ideen bezogen sie aus liberalen, sozialistischen und christlichen Traditionen des politischen Denkens. Internationale... more...

  • To Hell and Backby Charles Pellegrino

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99

    To Hell and Back offers readers a stunning, ?you are there? time capsule, wrapped in elegant prose. Charles Pellegrino?s scientific authority and close relationship with the A-bomb survivors make his account the most gripping and authoritative ever written. Also available from compatible vendors is an enhanced e-book version containing never-before-seen... more...

  • When Europe Was a Prison Campby Otto Schrag; Peter Schrag

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    In a compelling approach to storytelling, When Europe Was a Prison Camp weaves together two accounts of a family?s eventual escape from Occupied Europe. One, a memoir written by the father in 1941; the other, begun by the son in the 1980s, fills in the story of himself and his mother, supplemented by historical research. The result is both personal... more...

  • Fremantle's Submarinesby Michael Sturma

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    From unpromising beginnings in March 1942, the submarine base at Fremantle became a vital part of the Allied offensive against Japan. Pushed back from the Philippines and the Netherlands East Indies, American submariners, accompanied by small numbers of Dutch, retreated to Fremantle on the remote west coast of Australia as a port of last resort. Far... more...

  • Auf der falschen Seiteby Wilhelm Schneider

    tredition 2014; US$ 4.64

    Nach der Wende fand ich auf dem Dachboden unseres Hauses in Kunrau Rechnungen, Ablieferungsscheine, Bilder und andere Dokumente aus den 40er und 50er Jahren. Sofort ist vor meinem geistigen Auge die Vergangenheit wieder lebendig geworden. Plötzlich waren die alten Bilder wieder da: Meine Mutter in der Küche beim Kuchenbacken; mein Vater in seiner... more...

  • A Journey through My Lifeby Dietrich Schaefer

    tredition 2015; US$ 6.97

    In this autobiography, Dietrich Schaefer presents his life in two parts, both of which were closely connected to the Seven Seas and international seafaring. Beginning with the character-building escape from East Prussia during his childhood, then the difficult times as a refugee in post-war Germany, he uses humor and many scintillating tales to illustrate... more...

  • Erinnerungskultur und Erwachsenenbildungby Elke E Theile

    Wochenschau Verlag 2008; Not Available

    Im Spannungsfeld individueller und kollektiver Erinnerung an das, was mit dem Symbol ?Auschwitz? für das Ungeheuerlichste steht, was Menschen anderen Menschen antun können, entwickelte sich nach 1945 eine Erinnerungskultur, die den Umgang mit der Erfahrung des deutschen Völkermords an den europäischen Juden, dem von Deutschen verursachten und begangenen... more...

  • The Enemy Within Never Did Withoutby Jeffrey L. Littlejohn; Charles H. Ford

    Texas Review Press 2015; Not Available

    Camp Huntsville was one of the first and largest POW camps constructed in America during World War II. Located roughly eight miles east of Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County, the camp was built in 1942 and opened for prisoners the following year. The camp served as a model site for POW installations across the country and set a high standard for... more...

  • For Valourby Gerald Gliddon

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 14.99

    Tells the stories of every Canadian winner of the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth?s highest award for gallantry, during the First World War. With a scope that covers the entire global conflict, For Valour follows soldiers from across Canada, all united by valour above and beyond the call of duty. more...