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  • Descent into Darknessby Edward C. Raymer

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 18.95

    On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma , and Utah lie paralyzed and burning in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a crack team of U.S. Navy salvage divers headed by Edward C. Raymer are hurriedly flown to Oahu from the mainland. The divers have been given a Herculean task: rescue the sailors and Marines... more...

  • Band of Brothersby Stephen E. Ambrose

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 17.00

    Stephen E. Ambrose?s iconic story of the ordinary men who became the World War II?s most extraordinary soldiers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, US Army. They came together, citizen soldiers, in the summer of 1942, drawn to Airborne by the $50 monthly bonus and a desire to be better than the other guy. And... more...

  • Work or Fight!by Gerald Shenk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00

    During World War I the U.S. demanded that all able-bodied men work or fight. White men who were husbands and fathers, owned property or worked at approved jobs had the benefits of citizenship without fighting. Others were often barred from achieving these benefits. This book tells the stories of those affected by the Selective Service System. more...

  • British Policy and Strategy towards Norway, 1941-45by Chris Mann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 120.00

    After the German occupation of 1940, Britain was forced to reassess its relationship with Norway, a country largely on the periphery of the main theatres of the Second World War. Christopher Mann examines British military policy towards Norway, concentrating on the commando raids, deception planning and naval operations. more...

  • Looking Like the Enemyby Mary Matsuda Gruenewald

    NewSage Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    In 1941, Mary Matsuda Gruenewald was a teenage girl who, like other Americans, reacted with horror to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Yet soon she and her family were among 110,000 innocent people imprisoned by the U.S. government because of their Japanese ancestry. In this eloquent memoir, she describes both the day-to-day and the dramatic turning points... more...

  • Check Six!by Jim Curran; Terrence Popravak Jr.

    Casemate 2015; US$ 19.95

    There were no mission limits for a pilot in the Pacific during World War II; unlike in Europe, you flew until it was time to go home. So it was for James "Jug" Curran, all the way from New Guinea to the Philippines with the 348th Fighter Group, the first P-47 Thunderbolt outfit in the Pacific. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Curran volunteered... more...

  • England, Canada and The Great Warby Louis-Georges Desjardins

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    Penned by an officer who had a bird's-eye view of the action, this detailed narrative of Canada's role in World War I is a must-read for history buffs who are looking for a unique view of the conflict -- one that is all too often glossed over in traditional, European-centric accounts. more...

  • Widerstand oder Kollaboration?by Jozef Pavol

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    "Mein ganzes Leben lang habe ich dem Naturgesetzt gedient, und daher betrachte ich mich als Märtyrer dieses göttlichen Gesetzes". (Dr. Jozef Tiso, Priester und Staatsoberhaupt der Slowakei, gest. 1947). Mit seinem Buch reagiert der Autor auf eine heute existierende Kontroverse in der slowakischen Gesellschaft, im kirchlichen Milieu und in der Geschichtswissenschaft.... more...

  • Zwangsvereinigung oder freiwilliger Zusammenschluss?by Jörg Klitscher

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Seit ihrer Gründung 1946 war stets umstritten, ob die Bildung der SED ein freiwilliger Zusammenschluss von Sozialdemokraten und Kommunisten in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone war, oder eine "Zwangsvereinigung". Sollte die historische Konsequenz aus der Spaltung der Arbeiterbewegung in der Weimarer Republik gezogen werden oder war kommunistisches Machtkalkül... more...

  • Die Holocaust-Denkmäler in Bremenby Jürn Lohse

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Nach den Ergebnissen einer Studie des Emnid-Instituts müsste die Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus neu geschrieben werden. Denn 26 Prozent der Befragten gaben in dieser Studie an, Menschen, die von den Nationalsozialisten verfolgt wurden, geholfen zu haben; 13 Prozent behaupteten, im Widerstand gegen die Nationalsozialisten aktiv... more...