Fifth Army At The Winter Line: Phase II-The Battles for San PietroFrom action-packed eyewitness accounts such as Guadalcanal Diary to devastating Holocaust memoirs like The Diary of Anne Frank and Night to the thrilling espionage tale of Operation Mincemeat , World War II is the subject of some of the most fascinating and influential nonfiction books ever written. Each year, seemingly dozens of new titles emerge to offer fresh perspectives and uncover fascinating details about the deadliest conflict in human history. These twenty-one classics cover the war from the Eastern Front to the South Pacific, and investigate its murky origins and complex legacies. Make your next great read one of these essential World War II books. In his powerful new account of the Normandy invasion, renowned author, historian, and Royal Historical Society fellow James Holland delivers a fresh look at one of the defining battles of WWII. Drawing on a wealth of archived material and first-hand accounts, Holland moves beyond the established D-Day narrative to illuminate the human drama of Operation Overlord, chronicling in fascinating detail the concentrated planning that went into the campaign and the operational brilliance that led to a victory for the Allied forces. The result is an engrossing and thoroughly researched new narrative, and a must-read addition to World War II history literature.
WWII Books Set in Germany
Garden of Stones
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Stones from the River is the novel by Ursula Hegi , and was chosen as an Eagles selection in February It is about a woman named Trudi Montag who has dwarfism. The book chronicles her life in a village in Germany in the years before, during and after World War II. Trudi Montag is born to a mentally-disturbed woman and a loving father who fought in World War I. The mother immediately rejects her daughter, and continues to do so until Trudi is a toddler, when she suddenly decides to embrace and love her.
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