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Four Weeks in the Trenches

by Fritz Kreisler

In trying to recall my impressions during my short war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army, I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused. Some of the experiences stand out with...


The Vél d'Hiv Raid

by Maurice Rajsfus, Levi Laub & Michel Warschawski

A micro-history of anti-Semitism, xenophobia, police brutality, and terror.


Condition Red

by Frederick J. Bell

“Condition Red” was an expression that we used to indicate the imminence of any type of engagement. Aboard the G it was a colloquialism that served to express the conviction that the next few hours or days...


Work Commando 311/I

by Claire E. Swedberg

Private Dan Jones was captured by Nazi sergeants in a smoke-filled forest in Holland. He and a small group of American prisoners, mostly paratroopers from the 101st and 82nd Airborne, were taken to the squalid...


Hitler's Wings of Death

by Otto Lehmann-Russbueldt

How big is Germany’s Air Force?

Of what is it capable?

Is Hitler preparing for battle?

Will Germany wage and air-war?

These questions, and many more, are answered in this book. Concisely, employing a lucid style...


George S. Patton

by Gary Bloomfield

George S. Patton: On Guts, Glory, and Winning relies on the writings, speeches, and poems of George Patton, and includes his prayer to stop the rain during the battle of northern Europe. What separates this...


Discovering the Rommel Murder: The Life and Death of the Desert Fox

by Charles F. Marshall

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's heroic opposition to Hitler in 1944 cost him his life. In this intriguing, well-paced tale of a journalistic coup, Marshall, the first to discover the real events behind Rommel's...


The Endless Battle

by Andy Flanagan

Near the end of October 1941, a few hundred soldiers from New Brunswick were among the 1,975 Canadian troops who set sail from Vancouver to reinforce the British Colony of Hong Kong. Within two short months,...


A Bit on the Side: price fixing, rationing, profiteering and black markets in Australia and Britain, 1939-1945

by Michael Tyquin

This book is designed to provide a deeper understanding of rationing and price control in wartime Australia with an eye to contemporary developments in Britain. It is by no means an economic history. It breaks...


German War Practices, Part 1: Treatment of Civilians

Defeat in the West

by Milton Shulman

Milton Shulman (1913 – 2004) was a Canadian author, film and theatre critic.

After the phoney war period Shulman signed up for the Canadian army, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Canadian Armoured...


Searching for Augusta

by Martin King

A brutal siege. A forgotten heroine. A war-torn romance. And a historian determined to uncover the truth.

Untold millions who saw and read Band of Brothers can finally know the whole story of what happened to...


War Child

by M.J. Stoppi

Perhaps tens of thousands of orphans of all nations, created as a result of World War Two, survived because of the kindness of others or by state intervention. Many of those survivors later went on to become...


Dunkirk

by Lieutenant Colonel Ewan Butler & Major J. S. Bradford

After being forced back to Dunkirk by the Germans in May/June 1940 the British Expeditionary Force in France had to be evacuated from Dunkirk by all types of ships and vessels, this the story told by a both...


The Invasion of Sicily 1943

by Jon Diamond

With victory in North Africa complete, the Allies had a choice. The Americans wanted an early cross channel attack from Britain on North West Europe. Churchill favored invading the soft underbelly of Italy to...


Adolf Hitler

by Nigel Blundell & Maurice Crow

One of the most intriguing mysteries about the rise of history’s most despised dictator is just how utterly ordinary he once seemed. A chubby child, a mummy’s boy, a failed artist, a face in the crowd…...


Operation Fall Weiss: German Paratroopers in the Poland Campaign, 1939

by Stephan Janzyk

While the fledgling German paratroop operations in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1940, and on Crete in 1941, attracted worldwide attention, what is not as well known is that the use of paratroopers was planned...


Spitfire Pilot

by Flight Lieutenant David Crook DFC

"Spitfire Pilot" was written in 1940 in the heat of battle when the RAF stood alone against the might of Hitler's Third Reich. It is a tremendous personal account of one of the fiercest and most idealised air...


Architect of Air Power

by Brian D. Laslie

At age 36, Laurence S. Kuter (1905--1979) became the youngest general officer since William T. Sherman. He served as deputy commander of allied tactical air forces in North Africa during World War II and helped...


Forward with Patton

by Robert S. Allen & John Nelson Rickard

Soldier, journalist, and Soviet spy Robert S. Allen (1900--1981) was a deeply controversial figure. After serving in France during World War I, he left the military, forged a successful career as a syndicated...