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Memories of a Lost Generation

by Steve Nicklas, Wilhelm Gehlen & Mary Stroka

This book is a detailed history of the German side of World War 2. It is based on letters from German soldiers and German families. The study collection consisted of a total of 564 different letters and documents...

Battle Hardened

by Craig S. Chapman

Battle-Hardened: An Infantry Officer's Harrowing Journey from D-Day to VE-Day tells the story of an American soldier's growth from a 2nd Lieutenant eager to prove his worth in battle to a skilled and resolute...

The Promise: A Novel of China and Burma

by Pearl S. Buck

In another triumphant cultural and historical novel from Pearl S. Buck, The Promise chronicles a band of Chinese soldiers who are sent to rescue a British-American platoon, pinned down in Burma, while the Japanese...

South Africans versus Rommel

by David Brock Katz

After bitter debate, South Africa, a dominion of the British Empire at the time, declared war on Germany five days after the invasion of Poland in September 1939. Thrust by the British into the campaign against...

Sadie's Boys

by Larry Lewis

On June 1, 1943, the B17E, Texas #6 did not return from its reconnaissance mission over New Guinea. Navigator Charles Lewis was declared missing in action. On December 3, 1944, Rifle Company I, 3rd Battalion,...

Women and National Socialism in Postwar German Literature

by Katherine Stone

In recent years, historians have revealed the many ways German women supported National Socialism - in political organizations, as teachers, frontline auxiliaries, and nurses. In mainstream culture, however,...

Untold Stories of Polish Heroes from World War II

by Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm & James S. Pula

A full understanding of the historical process must include studies of the social and economic conditions of societies as well as biographies of the people on which a clear understanding of history is based—but...

All Soldiers Run Away: The Story of a British Deserter

by Andy Owen

Andy Owen invites us to reflect on the morally and psychological difficult question of why soldiers desert in war - and how we do, and should, respond to their desertion. He weaves his own experience of battle...

Between Churchill and Stalin

by Steven Merritt Miner

It is well documented that relations between the Allies and the Soviet Union were deteriorating from 1943. This volume examines the causes of this conflict that may, in fact, have started in 1940 with the problems...

Life of a Teenager in Wartime London

by Duncan Leatherdale

Life in wartime London evokes images of the Blitz, of air-raid shelters and rationing, of billeted soldiers and evacuated children. These are familiar, collective memories of what life was like in wartime London,...

The Battle for the Maginot Line 1940

by Clayton Donnell

What was it like as a French soldier to defend the Maginot Line when the Germans invaded in 1940, and was the line really a strategic and tactical disaster a massive waste of resources? Clayton Donnell's expert,...

Hitler's Munich Man: The Fall of Sir Admiral Barry Domvile

by Martin Connolly

Between the First and Second World Wars, there was a growth of fascism in Britain and anxiety about revolution was in the air. Concerns of a possible Fascist attempt to overthrow the established order were high,...

Air War Varsity

by Martin W Bowman

Here, Martin Bowman brings us the first book on Operation Varsity to include both British and US air and ground operations, as well as the US, British and Canadian paratroop and resupply missions, all presented...

Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

by Thomas Weber

The story of the making of Adolf Hitler that we are all familiar with is the one Hitler himself wove in his 1924 trial, and then expanded upon in Mein Kampf. It tells of his rapid emergence as National Socialist...

The Real Enigma Heroes

by Phil Shanahan

For almost sixty years after their deaths, three men, whose brave actions shortened the Second World War by as much as two years, remained virtually unknown and uncelebrated. Two lost their lives retrieving...

Ten Decisions

by Larry D. Rose

The ten crucial military and political calls that changed the course of the Second World War.

In the Second World War, Canada faced desperate times. Tough decisions had to be made that could have meant life or...

Patton's First Victory

by Leo Barron

American troops invaded North Africa in November 1942, but did not face serious resistance until the following February, when they finally tangled with Rommel’s Afrika Korps—and the Germans gave the inexperienced...

Young Hitler: The Making of the Fuhrer

by Paul Ham

When Adolf Hitler went to war in 1914, he was just 25 years old. It was a time he would later call the 'most stupendous experience of my life'.

That war ended with Hitler in a hospital bed, temporarily blinded...

The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won

by Victor Davis Hanson

A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian

World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and...

The Living Theatre

by Bianca Tarozzi, Jeanne Foster & Alan Williamson

In this first US publication of celebrated Italian poet Bianca Tarozzi, narrative poems (presented bilingually in both English and the original Italian) carry us through the poet's childhood memories of World...