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  • 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...

  • Left for Deadby Peter Nelson

    Random House Children's Books 2002; US$ 8.95

    For fans of Unbroken , this is the incredible true story of a boy who helps to bring closure to the survivors of a World War II disaster and their families fifty years later.   Hunter Scott first learned about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis by watching the movie Jaws when he was just eleven-years-old. This was fifty years after the ship... more...

  • Blood Red Snowby Gunter Koschorrek

    Frontline Books 2011; US$ 12.99

    Günter Koschorrek wrote his illicit diary on any scraps of paper he could lay his hands on, storing them with his mother on infrequent trips home on leave. The diary went missing, and it was not until he was reunited with his daughter in America some forty years later that it came to light and became Blood Red Snow.The author’s excitement... more...

  • How Was It Possible?by Peter Hayes

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 50.00 US$ 42.50

    As the Holocaust passes out of living memory, future generations will no longer come face-to-face with Holocaust survivors. But the lessons of that terrible period in history are too important to let slip past. How Was It Possible? , edited and introduced by Peter Hayes, provides teachers and students with a comprehensive resource about the Nazi... more...

  • The Good Warby Studs Terkel

    The New Press 2011; US$ 18.99

    The Good War for which Terkel won the Pulitzer Prize, is a testament not only to the experience of war but to the extraordinary skill of Terkel as interviewer. As always, Terkel’s subjects are open and unrelenting in their analyses of themselves and their experiences, producing what People magazine has called a splendid epic history of World War... more...

  • D-Dayby Stephen E. Ambrose

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 12.99

    Stephen E. Ambrose’s D-Day is the definitive history of World War II’s most pivotal battle, a day that changed the course of history. D-Day is the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their lives, when the horrors, complexities, and triumphs of life are laid bare. Distinguished historian Stephen E. Ambrose portrays the faces of courage... more...

  • Colossus: Bletchley Park's Last Secretby Paul Gannon

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    This is the last untold story of Bletchley Park. Using declassified information, Paul Gannon gives us a gripping account of the invention of the world's first true computer, Colossus. Uncover the secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers. In 1940, almost a year after the outbreak of the Second World war, Allied radio operators... more...

  • The Oxford History of Ancient Egyptby Ian Shaw

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 12.99

    The Oxford Illustrated History of Ancient Egypt describes the emergence and development of the distinctive civilization of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans. It describes the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley, including some of the earliest masterpieces of... more...

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocideby Paul R. Bartrop; Steven L. Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, and analyse each thinker’s contributions to the field.... more...

  • History and the Social Webby August C. Krey

    University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 67.50 US$ 57.38

    In this volume of 12 essays a distinguished historian demonstrates that the roots and branches of history form a continuous social web, that the events and societies of pasts eras and modern times form a complex and interlocking pattern when seen as a whole, and that a knowledge of history has a profound application to the problems and pleasures of... more...