Superb World War II Books

A Listmania! list by Danny (London/Dubai)
 
Stalingrad
1.  Stalingrad by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "In my humble opinion, simply the best book regarding the Eastern front ever written"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.53
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews)

The Forgotten Soldier (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
2.  The Forgotten Soldier (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS) by Guy Sajer
The list author says:
  "A personal account of the horror's of the Eastern front"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (230 customer reviews)

Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima 1944 - The Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of Empire
3.  Road of Bones: The Siege of Kohima 1944 - The Epic Story of the Last Great Stand of Empire by Fergal Keane
The list author says:
  "The author has the rare skill of documenting factual content to read like fiction. Excellent read for those interested in the Asian/Indian theatre of war during WWII"
Used & New from: £1.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45
4.  Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45 by Max Hastings
The list author says:
  "A very detailed account of the last year of WWII in Europe"
£10.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

Barbarossa: The Russian German Conflict: The Russian German Conflict, 1941-45 (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS)
5.  Barbarossa: The Russian German Conflict: The Russian German Conflict, 1941-45 (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS) by Alan Clark
The list author says:
  "Alan Clark's finest hour!!"
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Dresden: Tuesday, 13 February, 1945
6.  Dresden: Tuesday, 13 February, 1945 by Frederick Taylor
The list author says:
  "A well researched book which describes the allied bombings of German cities"
£10.39   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler
7.  When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler by David M. Glantz
The list author says:
  "If you like statistics and numbers this book defines the sheer size of the Russian/German conflict on the eastern front"
Used & New from: £2.86
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man
8.  Dunkirk: Fight to the Last Man by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
The list author says:
  "Could be considered Britains greatest and worst hour"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw
9.  Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw by Norman Davies
The list author says:
  "The horrors of nazi occupation in Poland"
£11.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima
10.  Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen Walker
The list author says:
  "The making and dropping of the atomic bomb brought to life"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Auschwitz : The Nazis & The 'Final Solution'
11.  Auschwitz : The Nazis & The 'Final Solution' by Laurence Rees
The list author says:
  "An accurate and terrible tale of life in the extermination camps"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad
12.  The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad by Harrison E. Salisbury
The list author says:
  "Brings the seige of Leningrad to life and places it in historical perspective"
£14.86   Used & New from: £6.69
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
13.  The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by NYNENG
The list author says:
  "Probably one of the first  books written which documents the history of WWII in Europe. Certainly one of the finest."
Used & New from: £4.66
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

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The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II
14.  The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II by Iris Chang
The list author says:
  "Little was known about the story of Nanking until Iris Chang wrote this classic"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

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D-Day: The Battle for Normandy
15.  D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor
The list author says:
  "Nobody tells the story better than Beevor. Not his best work but a good read nevertheless"
£13.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (260 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45
16.  Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45 by Max Hastings
The list author says:
  "Actually, if anybody can match Beevor it's Max Hasting's. Nemesis compliments Armageddon perfectly"
£9.74   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Inferno: The Fiery Destruction of Hamburg, 1943
17.  Inferno: The Fiery Destruction of Hamburg, 1943 by Keith Lowe
The list author says:
  "Documents the Hamburg bombings. Great written style. I hope Lowe writes more books on WWII"
Used & New from: £10.60
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz
18.  Five Chimneys: A Woman Survivor's True Story of Auschwitz by Olga Lengyel
The list author says:
  "A holocaust survivors tale"
£10.50   Used & New from: £3.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Marshal Zhukov at the Oder: The Decisive Battle for Berlin
19.  Marshal Zhukov at the Oder: The Decisive Battle for Berlin by Tony Le Tissier
The list author says:
  "Le Tissier is a prolific writer on the last months of the German/Eastern front  and nobody does is better"
£18.44   Used & New from: £7.11
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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