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The Road to Delhi

by M. Sivaram

Although the peaceful struggles of Mahatma Gandhi are well known in the West, the armed resistance of many Indians during World War II is far less understood; this epic drama ads an important layer to the history...


Conduct Under Fire: Four American Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisoners of the Japanese, 1941-1945

by John A. Glusman

The fierce, bloody battles of Bataan and Corregidor in the Philippines are legendary in the annals of World War II. Those who survived faced the horrors of life as prisoners of

the Japanese.

In Conduct Under Fire...


Hitler, Stalin and the Destruction of Poland: Explaining History

by Nick Shepley

In 1939 a stunned international community absorbed the news that Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia, hated and implacable enemies, had signed a non-agression pact. The treaty between them contained a hidden clause,...


Hitler, Ribbentrop and Britain: The Breaking of Versailles Part One

by Nick Shepley

A fraudulent chancer, fantasist and con artist, Joachim Von Ribbentrop charmed Hitler and dominates the Fuhrer's inner circle for much of the 1930s. Hitler was totally taken in by the version of the world Ribbentrop...


Explaining Nazi Germany: Six Answers To A Level/SAT2 Nazi Germany Questions

by Nick Shepley

From the Explaining History series, this is a new ebook for students of Germany history designed to dispel the six most pervasive myths about the Third Reich and help students get to grips with the most common...


Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines

by Don Keith

During World War II, the U.S. Navy's submarine service suffered the highest casualty percentage of all the American armed forces, losing one in five submariners. But despite the odds, these underwater warriors...


Combat Jump: The Young Men Who Led the Assult into Fortress Europe, July 1943

by Ed Ruggero

The hair-raising, frontline account of the first American airborne invasion of World War II and of the young paratroopers who risked their lives for freedom. By 1943, the war in Europe had reached a turning...


Latin America During World War II

by John F. Bratzel, Thomas M. Leonard & George Lauderbaugh

The first full-length study of World War II from the Latin American perspective, this unique volume offers an in-depth analysis of the region during wartime. Each country responded to World War II according...


Historical Dictionary of World War II Intelligence

by Nigel West

In the years immediately following World War II, information was disclosed about what has been termed the shadow war of the existence of hitherto secret agencies. In Germany it was the Abwehr and the Sicherheitsdienst;...


Deciphering the Rising Sun: Navy and Marine Corps Codebreakers, Translators and Interpreters in the Pacific War

by Roger Dignman

This book is the first to document the vital role played by Americans, not of Japanese ancestry, who served as Japanese language officers in World War II. Covering the period 1940-1945, it describes their selection,...


Death at a Distance: The Loss of the Legendary USS Harder

by Michael Sturma

Only seven U.S. submariners earned the Medal of Honor in World War II. Sam Dealey, the USS Harder's commander, was one of them. His honor was awarded posthumously after the entire crew was lost off Bataan during...


Hitler, Donitz, and the Baltic Sea: The Third Reich's Last Hope, 1944-1945

by David Grier

The popular conception of Hitler in the final years of World War II is that of a deranged Fuhrer stubbornly demanding the defense of every foot of ground on all fronts and ordering hopeless attacks with nonexistent...


Black Company: The Story of Subchaser 1264

by Eric Purdon

The remarkable World War II story of PC 1264's crew of fifty African-American enlisted men as recounted by the ship's captain


Submarine Diary: The Silent Stalking of Japan

by Corwin Mendenhall

A vividly detailed account of life aboard U.S. submarines in the Pacific during World War II.


Requiem for Battleship Yamato

by Yoshida Mitsuru & Richard Minear

A young ensign on the bridge of the fabled battleship Yamato during her final battle, recounts his experience.


A Concise History of Nazi Germany

by Joseph W. Bendersky

This balanced history offers a concise, readable introduction to Nazi Germany. Combining compelling narrative storytelling with analysis, Joseph W. Bendersky offers an authoritative survey of the major political,...


Japanese Military Strategy in the Pacific War: Was Defeat Inevitable?

by James B. Wood

In this provocative history, James B. Wood challenges the received wisdom that Japan's defeat in the Pacific was historically inevitable. He argues instead that it was only when the Japanese military abandoned...


One Square Mile of Hell: The Battle for Tarawa

by John Wukovits

In the Tarawa atoll lies the tiny islet of Betio. In November of 1943, the men of the 2nd Marine Division watched as bombardments destroyed the island's Japanese defenses. But when the Marines landed, the Japanese...


Hitler's Wave-Breaker Concept: An Analysis of the German End Game in the Baltic

by Henrik Lunde

Among the many controversies of World War II, prominent is the debate over Germany's strategy in the north of the Soviet Union, as the tide of war turned, and gigantic Russian armies began to close in on Berlin....


Clash of The Carriers

by Barrett Tillman

In June, 1944, American and Japanese carrier fleets made their way through the Philippine Sea, both hoping to take control of the vital Marianas Islands. When they met, they embarked upon a naval engagement...