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  • "A" Forceby Whitney Bendeck

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 45.95

    June 1940. The Italians declared war on the British. Completely unprepared for war, the British had only 35,000 troops to defend Egypt. Opposing them, the Italian army in Libya numbered at least 215,000; in East Africa, the Italians could muster another 200,000 men against a meager 19,000 British and commonwealth troops positioned in the Sudan and... more...

  • "A Magnificent Fight"by Robert J. Cressman

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book recounts how the Wake Island garrison survived nearly daily bombings and repulsed the first Japanese attempt to take the atoll. The author uses extensive Japanese materials--many never before used or available-- to identify the enemy order of battle and the roles each unit played in the drama. more...

  • "At least the Germans lost.": Fremdwahrnehmung und Nationalismus in der Fußballberichterstattung der WM 2010 am Beispiel von THE SUN und BILDby Florian Wenz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 41.66

    'ACHTUNG! SURRENDER. For you Fritz, ze Euro 96 Championship is over.' So titelt die englische Boulevardzeitung DAILY MIRROR am 24. Juni 1996, zwei Tage vor dem EM-Halbfinalspiel Deutschland gegen England. Auf dem Titelbild sind die englischen Nationalspieler Stuart Pierce und Paul Gascoigne zu sehen, schreiend und mit Stahlhelmen. Daneben steht ein... more...

  • "C" Force to Hong Kongby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 12.99

    The book recounts the formation of the "C" Force and its departure to Hong Kong where it arrived just three weeks before the Japanese attack. It outlines the course of the battle from December 8, 1941, until the inevitable surrender of the garrison on Christmas Day. more...

  • "Einer, der nicht mehr dazugehört"by Kurt F. Rosenberg; Beate Meyer; Björn Siegel

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 32.43

    Hauptbeschreibung Kurt F. Rosenberg hatte seit seiner Jugend Tagebuch geführt. Seine Aufzeichnungen von 1933 bis 1937 geben einen lebendigen Eindruck davon, wie er und seine Familie, seine Bekannten und Berufskollegen die ersten fünf Jahre nationalsozialistischer Herrschaft wahrnahmen. Eingeklebte Fotos und Zeitungsartikel ergänzen und illustrieren... more...

  • "Execute against Japan"by Joel Ira Holwitt

    Texas A&M University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    ? . . . until now how the Navy managed to instantaneously move from the overt legal restrictions of the naval arms treaties that bound submarines to the cruiser rules of the eighteenth century to a declaration of unrestricted submarine warfare against Japan immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor has never been explained. Lieutenant Holwitt... more...

  • 'For Their Own Good'by Julia S. Torrie

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    The early twentieth-century advent of aerial bombing made successful evacuations essential to any war effort, but ordinary people resented them deeply. Based on extensive archival research in Germany and France, this is the first broad, comparative study of civilian evacuations in Germany and France during World War II. The evidence uncovered exposes... more...

  • "Madagaskar für die Juden"by Magnus Brechtken

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 140.00

    Die traditionelle Judenfeindschaft wandelte sich in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts zu einem rassistisch geprägten Antisemitismus. Seine Propagandisten fühlten sich zur "Lösung der Judenfrage" berufen. 1885 wurde die Idee geboren, Madagaskar zur Heimstätte aller Juden der Welt zu machen. So grotesk diese Vorstellung einer "territorialen... more...

  • "Our Gallant Doctor"by James Goodwin

    Dundurn 2007; US$ 16.99

    On September 13, 1942, HMCS Ottawa was sunk by a German U-boat. Dr. George Hendry, exhausted from hours of difficult surgery, was lost, along with many others. more...

  • 'Our Glorious Past'by David Marples

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    This timely book examines how the regime of President Aliaksandr Lukashenka has used the ‘Great Patriotic War? (1941-45) as a key element in state and identity formation in Belarus. The campaign was discernible from 2003 and intensified after a rift with Russia that led to a re-examination of the earlier policy of close political and economic partnership.... more...