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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • The Battle for Leyte Gulfby C. Vann Woodward; Evan Thomas

    Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 12.99

    A New York Times Best Seller! Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulfthe greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it represented their supreme effort; they committed to action virtually every... more...

  • Spymasterby Tennent H. Bagley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99

    Tennent Bagley’s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.” Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA From the dark days of World War II through the Cold War, Sergey A. Kondrashev was a major player in Russia’s notorious KGB espionage apparatus. Rising... more...

  • Defiant Courageby Astrid Karlsen Scott; Tore Haug

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 16.99

    The incredible true story of one man’s escape from Nazis in Norway. I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again that certain parts were pure fiction. Since I was a Norwegian that was not good enough; I had to find the truth. I sincerely believe... more...

  • Front-Line Kentby Michael Foley

    The History Press 2006; US$ 4.99

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  • Texas Women in World War IIby Cindy Weigan

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2003; US$ 23.99

    In this unique work, author Cindy Weigand chronicles the personal experiences of various female veterans during World War II. Now residing in Texas, these courageous women tell their individual stories, describing such experiences as enduring troop train rides and physical exams. They share personal hardships such as the loss of loved ones and the... more...

  • Anzioby Martin Blumenson

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 16.99

    Historian Blumenson examines the 1943 Battle of Anzio, which turned into a disaster for the Allies. more...

  • Kriegieby Oscar G. Richard III

    LSU Press 2000; US$ 19.95

    Oscar G. Richard - a native of Sunshine, Louisiana -was not the usual World War II serviceman. After enlisting in the US Army Air Corps in 1942 and training diligently for many months, the B-17 bombardier spent only one week in combat. On his third and last mission - on January 14, 1944 - his plane was shot down over France and he was imprisoned by... more...

  • The War with Japanby H. P. Willmott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 35.00

    Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was the beginning of the United States' battle with Japan during World War II. In the months following the attack, Japan was successful in a series of victories throughout Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Then, from May 1942 to October 1943, the Japanese and the United States engaged in a series... more...

  • Wehrmacht, Gestapo und sowjetische Kriegsgefangene im deutschen Reichsgebiet 1941/42by Reinhard Otto

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 42.00

    Im Juli 1941 erließ das Reichssicherheitshauptamt in enger Abstimmung mit dem Oberkommando der Wehrmacht die Einsatzbefehle Nr. 8 und Nr.9. Sowjetische Kriegsgefangene, die nach ideologischen Kriterien als "untragbar" eingestuft wurden – weil sie Juden, Kommunisten oder Angehörige der sowjetischen Intelligenz waren – sollten demnach aus den Kriegsgefangenenlagern... more...

  • Sowjetische Partisanen in Weißrußlandby Bogdan Musial; Tatjana Wanjat

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 42.00

    Vom NS-Regime als Vorwand für Massenverbrechen genutzt, in der Sowjetunion mythisch überhöht und in der jüngsten Debatte über die Wehrmacht höchst umstritten: Bis heute ist die sowjetische Partisanenbewegung als konkrete historische Erscheinung schwer greifbar. Anhand von Quellen aus weißrussischen Beständen ermöglicht Bogdan Musial in der vorliegenden... more...