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World War II

  • ... And the Policeman Smiledby Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    For ten months before the Second World War, there was an organised movement of mainly Jewish children out of Nazi Europe. The children were bundled onto trains, waved goodbye to their parents and set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries which took them to England. Only a few spoke English, most had no family or friends here. Almost none ever... more...

  • "A Mutual Responsibility and a Moral Obligation"by Günter Saathoff; Michael Jansen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book contains the final report of Germany's 'Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future' Foundation, giving a comprehensive history of the country's use of slave labor during World War II and the complex process by which reparations for survivors were negotiated. more...

  • "Auschwitz drängt uns auf einen Fleck"by Matthias N. Lorenz; Wolfgang Benz

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 37.13

    Ist Martin Walser ein "geistiger Brandstifter", sein Roman 'Tod eines Kritikers' ein antisemitischer Text? Was ist überhaupt "literarischer Antisemitismus"? Der Verfasser zeichnet die für das deutsche Selbstverständnis so signifikante Walser-Debatte nach, um davon ausgehend den Blick zurück auf das Gesamtwerk des Autors zu richten. Er setzt akribische... more...

  • "C" Force to Hong Kongby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • "Daddy's Gone to War"by William M. Jr. Tuttle

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 44.99

    Looking out a second-story window of her family's quarters at the Pearl Harbor naval base on December 7, 1941, eleven-year-old Jackie Smith could see not only the Rising Sun insignias on the wings of attacking Japanese bombers, but the faces of the pilots inside. Most American children on the home front during the Second World War saw the enemy only... more...

  • "Donation of Constantine" and "Constitutum Constantini"by Johannes Fried

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 114.99

    Die Millennium-Studien wollen Grenzen überschreiten, Grenzen zwischen den Epochen und regionalen Räumen wie auch Grenzen zwischen den Disziplinen. Millennium ist international, transdisziplinär und epochenübergreifend ausgerichtet. Das Herausgebergremium und der Beirat repräsentieren ein breites Spektrum von Fächern: Kunst- und literaturwissenschaftliche... more...

  • "Execute against Japan"by Joel Ira Holwitt

    Texas A&M University Press 2009; Not Available

    “ . . . 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...

  • "Getting History Right"by Mark A. Wolfgram

    Bucknell University Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    How do individuals, societies, and nations deal with their difficult pasts? 'Getting History Right' examines this question in a comparative context by looking at an authoritarian East Germany and a pluralistic, democratic West Germany. It examines how societal level discussions of the past shaped individual perceptions and interpretations of the past;... more...

  • "Haljard" i "Rendžer"by Miloslav Samardžic

    NIP Pogledi 2013; US$ 5.99

    Za najveću akciju spasavanja oborenih savezničkih pilota iza neprijateljskih linija u Drugom svetskom ratu – poznatu u američkoj vojsci kao The Halyard Mission – srpska i jugoslovenska javnost prvi put su saznale 1990. godine iz časopisa Pogledi, koji je uređivao autor ove knjige. Miloslav Samardžić je kasnije nastavio istraživanje, pre svega u arhivu... more...