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Resource Military History WORLD WAR II

World War II:

Ambrose, Stephen.  Citizen Soldiers:  The U.S. Army From the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany. Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Ambrose, Stephen.  D-Day:  June 6, 1944:  The Climactic Battle of World War II.  Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Atkinson, Rick. The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944.: Henry Holt, 2008.

Bartov, Omer.  Hitler’s Army:  Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich.  Oxford University Press, 1991.

________.  The Fall of Berlin 1945. Penguin Publishing 2002.

Beevor, Anthony.  Stalingrad:  The Fateful Siege 1942-1943.  Penguin Publishing, 1998.

Boulle, Pierre.  The Bridge Over the River Kwai.  Secker and Warburg, 1958.

Bowman, Martin.  Bombs Away!:  Dramatic First Hand Accounts of British & Commonwealth Bomber Aircrew in WWII.  Pen & Sword, 2010.

Brewster, Hugh.  Dieppe:  Canada’s Darkest Day of World War II.  Scholastic Canada, 2010.

Chang, Iris.  The Rape of Nanking:  The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II.  Basic Books, 1997.

Connell, J.  Ardennes:  The Battle of the Bulge–1944-45.  Pavilion Books, 2003.

Delaforce, Patrick.  Churchill’s Desert Rats North Africa and Italy.  Sutton, 1999.

Drea, Edward  Japan’s Imperial Army: Its Rise and Fall, 1853-1945.  University Press of Kansas, 2009.

Elson, Aaron and Susan English.  A Mile in Their Shoes: Conversations With Veterans of World War II.  Chi Chi Press, 1998.

Eisenhower, John S. D.  The Bitter Woods.  Putnam, 1969.

Evans, Richard.  The Third Reich at War.  Penguin, 2009.

Feiffer, George.  The Battle of Okinawa.  Globe Pequot Press, 2011.

Frank, Richard B.  Downfall:  The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire.  Random House, 1999.

_______.  Guadalcanal.  Random House, 1990.

Haskew, Michael.  Order of Battle:  Western Allied Forces of World War II.  Amber Books, 2009.

Hinze, Rolf.  Crucible of Combat:  Germany’s Defensive Battles in the Ukraine 1943-1944.  Helion & Company, 2009.

________.   To the Bitter End:  The Final Battles of Army Groups A, North Ukraine, Centre-Eastern Front, 1944-45.  Helion & Company, 2006. 

Hornfischer, James.  The Last Stand of the Tin Can Soldiers:  The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy’s Finest Hour.  Random House, 2004.

Jones, Michael.  Stalingrad:  How the Red Army Triumphed.  Pen & Sword, 2010.

LaForte, Robert S.  Remembering Pearl Harbor: Eyewitness Accounts.  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1991.

MacDonald, Charles B. The Mighty Endeavor: American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II. Oxford University Press, 1969.

Mansoor, Peter R.   The G.I. Offensive in Europe.  University Press of Kansas, 2004.

Marrin, Albert.  Overlord:  D-Day and the Invasion of Europe. Atheneum, 1982.

Monahan, Evelyn.  And If I Perish:  Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II.  Knopf Doubleday, 2003.

Mosier, John.   Cross of Iron:  The Rise and Fall of the German War Machine, 1918-1945. Henry Holt & Company, 2006.

Murphy, Audie.  To Hell and Back.  Fine Communications, 1996.

Murray, Williamson and Allan Millett.  A War to be Won:  Fighting the Second World War, 1937-1945.  Harvard University Press, 2000.

Neillands, Robin.  The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany.  Overlook Press, 2001.

Parker, Danny.   Battle of the Bulge:  Hitler’s Ardennes Offensive, 1944-45.  Hachette Books, 1991.

Porter, Daniel.  Order of Battle:  The Red Army in World War II.  Amber Books, 2009.

Salisbury, Harrison.  The 900 Days:  The Siege of Leningrad.  Harper & Row, 1969.

Sledge, E. B.  With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa.  Presidio Press, 1981.

Slim, Viscount William. Defeat Into Victory: Battling Japan in Burma and India 1942-45. Cooper Square Press, 2000.

Takle, Patrick.  British Army in France After Dunkirk. Pen & Sword, 2009.

Terraine, John.  Right of the Line:  The Role of the RAF in World War Two.  Macmillan Publishing, 1985.

Turkel, Studs.  The Good War:  An Oral History of WWII.  Pantheon Books, 1984.

Wakatsuki, Jeanne and James Houston.  Farewell to Manzanar:  A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002.

Weinberg, Gerhard. A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II. Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Winters, Dick.  Beyond Band of Brothers:  The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters. Penguin, 2008.

Wright, Gordon.  The Ordeal of Total War:  1939-1945.  Harper Collins, 1969.