Amazing World War II Stories

Amazing World War II Stories

Author: Bruce Berglund

Publisher: Amazing World War II Stories

ISBN: 9781496666581

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 129

View: 740

In times of war, soldiers on the front lines must show their bravery. But acts of courage by some people aren't known until years after the fighting ends. From flying bombing missions in the dead of night, to tricking the enemy with fake encampments and unbreakable codes, to surviving horrific treatment by the enemy through sheer force of will, these incredible true tales will show how courage in war is often displayed by history's unsung heroes.

World War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945

World War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945

Author: Norman Polmar

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486479620

Category: History

Page: 962

View: 490

This authoritative and comprehensive survey features over 2,400 entries. Subjects range from battles, soldiers, and military activities to politics, culture, and the Holocaust. Enlivened by 85 illustrations, its panoramic perspective encompasses WWII's enduring influences on the American way of life. "A unique and valuable look at the war."—General James Doolittle

Between the Alps and a Hard Place

Between the Alps and a Hard Place

Author: Angelo M. Codevilla

Publisher: Regnery Publishing

ISBN: 9780895262387

Category: History

Page: 266

View: 541

Switzerland's "neutrality" is fully examined and challenged in this groundbreaking study of the economics underpinning the political in that country's successful non-alignment policies.

The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II

The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II

Author: R. J. Overy

Publisher: Oxford Illustrated History

ISBN: 9780199605828

Category: HISTORY

Page: 480

View: 387

World War Two re-assessed for a new generation, from the 1930s through to the beginnings of the Cold War. This book provides a stimulating and thought-provoking new interpretation of one of the most terrible episodes in world history.

American Strategy in World War II

American Strategy in World War II

Author: Kent Roberts Greenfield

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000023014039

Category: History

Page: 145

View: 771

This book presents interpretations, reflections, corrections, and questions concerning the American strategy in World War II. The attention is focused on grand strategy, that is, on strategy at the highest level of outlook and decision.

World War II

World War II

Author: Michael J. Lyons

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89046610598

Category: World War, 1939-1945

Page: 388

View: 128

Examines all aspects of World War II-political, diplomatic, economic, and military. Presents an account of both the European and Pacific theatres of operations.

A World at Arms

A World at Arms

Author: Gerhard L. Weinberg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521618266

Category: History

Page: 1216

View: 548

This comprehensive global history of World War II analyzes how the war directly and indirectly affected six continents and how it reshaped the entire world. By the author of The Foreign Policy of Hitler's Germany. 30,000 first printing.

The Siege of Budapest

The Siege of Budapest

Author: Krisztián Ungváry

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300119855

Category: History

Page: 505

View: 122

The definitive history of one of the fiercest battles of World War II This definitive history of one of the fiercest battles of World War II describes the siege of Budapest in unprecedented detail. Both Stalin and Hitler demanded victory at all costs, and the cost was extreme: 80,000 Soviet troops, 38,000 German and Hungarian soldiers, and 38,000 Hungarian civilians perished. The book provides the first full account of this shocking battle. "As a military history [The Siege of Budapest] is unrivaled. . . . Magisterial."--John Lukacs, New York Review of Books "An exceedingly dramatic book, filled with fascinating stories, some of them even humorous, and with heart-rending accounts of suffering, limitless cruelty, and amazing decency."--István Deák, New Republic "Ungváry has written a dramatic, gripping history of this siege, filling a gap in WWII history."--Choice

World War II 365 Days

World War II 365 Days

Author: Margaret E. Wagner

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132220125

Category: History

Page: 762

View: 266

"This unique compendium, drawn from the Library of Congress's vast collections, presents the story of a tumultuous era in which the very survival of democracy -- and the free flow of knowledge on which democracy depends -- was at issue. In these pages you will find photographs, maps, political cartoons, drawings, posters, and paintings created by people of many nations"--Preface.