World War II Books

With each passing year interest in World War II continues to grow and so do the number of books published on that subject.  2010 and 2011 are no exceptions.  We’ve compiled a list of some of the more interesting books (recently published and forthcoming).  More to follow . . .


Sheila Isenberg, Muriel’s War:  An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance (Palgrave Macmillan, Dec. 2010)

Patrician K. O’Donnell, They Dared Return:  The True Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines in Nazi Germany (Da Capo, paperback, Nov. 2010)

Greg Robinson, A Tragedy of Democracy:  Japanese Confinement in North America (Columbia UP, Nov. 2010)

Roger Moorhouse, Berlin at War (Basic, Oct. 2010)

David Faber, Munich, 1938:  Appeasement and World War II (Simon and Schuster, Sept 2010)

John W. Dower, Cultures of War:  Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/ 9-11/ Iraq (W.W. Norton, Sept. 2010)

Madhusree Mukerjee, Churchill’s Secret War:  The British Empire and the Ravaging of India During World War II (Basic, August 2010)

Peter Schrijvers, Bloody Pacific:  American Soldiers at War With Japan(Palgrave Macmillan, August 2010, 2nd edition)

Catherine Epstein, Model Nazi:  Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western Poland (Oxford UP, July 2010)

Frans Coetzee & Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee, The World in Flames:  A World War II Sourcebook (Oxford UP, March 2010)

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