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  • The "Final Solution" in Riga

    By Andrej Angrick

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780857456014
    • Publisher: Berghahn Books
    • Published: January 2012
    Ghetto, forced labor camp, concentration camp: All of the elements of the National Socialists' policies of annihilation were to be found in Riga. This first analysis of the Riga ghetto and the nearby camps of Salaspils and Jungfernhof addresses all aspects of German occupation policy during the Second World War. Drawing upon a broad array of sources that includes previously inaccessible Soviet archives, postwar criminal investigations, and trial records of alleged perpetrators, and the records of the Society of Survivors of the Riga Ghetto, the authors have produced an in-depth study of the Riga ghetto that never loses sight of the Latvian capital's place within the overall design of Nazi policy and the all-of-Europe dimension of the Holocaust.NOMINATED FOR THE RAPHAEL LEMKIN AWARD BY THE INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF GENOCIDE"With its …[over thousand] detailed and expansive footnotes drawing on twenty-four different archive collections in eight countries and three continents and an enormous secondary literature, this is one of the best researched regional studies of the Holocaust ever to appear. It is helped by the fact that the authors are also always so cognizant of what was happening elsewhere in Europe at the same time and thus frequently draw out the relationship between seemingly haphazard local decisions and trends across Europe…Indeed, the way in which the book 'makes sense' of complex institutional behavior is at times breathtaking…The precision in the detail and the scope of the contextualization make this one of the more important works to appear on the Holocaust in recent years." · English Historical Review"This very readable and well documented study fills an important gap in the Holocaust literature: it offers insight into the microcosm reflecting the entire terrifying and murderous scenario of the SS State." · Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung"[This] excellent study of the Riga ghetto, informed by Eastern European sources and available now in English translation, provides a precise and ghastly description of what [the liquidation] meant for the local Jews. With laudable thoroughness, they describe the organized shooting of Jews, the first form of industrial-scale mass murder." · The New York Review of Books
  • The "Good War" in American Memory

    By John Bodnar

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781421405827
    The "Good War" in American Memory dispels the long-held myth that Americans forged an agreement on why they had to fight in World War II. John Bodnar's sociocultural examination of the vast public debate that took place in the United States over the war's meaning reveals that the idea of the "good war" was highly contested."This engaging and well-written book addresses not just World War II but... war remembrance more generally."--Cercles"Bodnar provides a corrective lens for those whose recent myopia accepts the celebratory effect of... traditional treatments of American participation in World War II... What Bodnar has adamantly recovered is the faded suffering of family members whose loved ones were buried overseas or never found, and the memories of veterans who could not escape the confusion and frustration."--Journal of American History"Show[s] movingly and with great care how the history of emotion is embedded in the history of war and point[s] the way to future scholarship with authority and conviction. That is no mean achievement."--American Historical Review
  • "Wildcats" over Casablanca

    By M. T. Wordell

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781574887228
    • Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
    • Published: July 2007
  • "get the Hell Off This Ship!": Memoir of a USS Liscome Bay Survivor in World War II

    By James Claude Beasley

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781476673288
    • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • 'Origins of the Second World War' Recons

    By Gordon Martel

    Our Price: $155.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780415163248
    • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
    • Published: October 1999
    IDERED* 2nd ed; essays on the work by A.J.P. Taylor.
  • 'The Good War': An Oral History of World War II

    By Studs Terkel

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781565843431
    • Publisher: The New Press
    • Published: January 1997
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Terkel talks to Americans, both famous and obscure, about their contrasting, not always golden, memories of the war that shaped their lives, World War II. 590p.
  • 'The Good War': An Oral History of World War Two

    By Studs Terkel

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394531038
    • Publisher: Pantheon Books
    • Published: September 1984
    The dean of oral history evokes the innocent idealism, as well as the terror and horror, of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during World War II
  • 1,000 Days on the River Kwai: The Secret Diary of a British Camp Commandant

    By Cary Owtram

    Our Price: $32.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781473897809
    • Publisher: Pen & Sword Military
    • Published: August 2017
  • 100 Miles to Freedom: The Epic Story of the Rescue of Santo Tomas and the Liberation of Manila: 1943-1945

    By Robert B. Holland

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781596527751
    • Publisher: Turner
    • Published: January 2011
  • 1001 B-29s Avenge Pearl Harbor

    By Donald Cotner

    Our Price: $31.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781462014125
    • Publisher: Author Solutions
    • Published: July 2011
  • 1001 B-29s Avenge Pearl Harbor

    By Donald Cotner

    Our Price: $41.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781462014460
    • Publisher: Author Solutions
    • Published: July 2011
  • The 101st Airborne in Normandy: June 1944

    By Yves Buffetaut

    Our Price: $24.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781612005232
    • Publisher: Casemate
  • 11 Days In December: Christmas at the Bulge, 1944

    By Stanley Weintraub

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780451223173
    • Publisher: Penguin USA
    • Published: August 2007
    An account of the 1944 Battle of the Bulge between Allied forces and Hitler's surviving army describes how Germany surprised Eisenhower's generals by breaking through Allied lines in the Ardennes Forest, sparking a brutal ten-day conflict that proved pivotal to the war's outcome. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
  • 110th AAA: Driving Hitler's Crawlin' Coffin

    By Lonnie R. Speer

    Our Price: $22.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781425705954
    • Publisher: Xlibris
    • Published: March 2006
  • 110th Aaa: Driving Hitler's Crawlin' Coffin

    By Lonnie R. Speer

    Our Price: $32.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781425705992
    • Publisher: Xlibris Corp
    • Published: March 2006

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