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Here is an alphabetical list of books about the Second World War, compiled by a librarian, that are currently available. Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by The list is frequently updated; so check back often.


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Books - Titles A-C

AA Command: Britain's Anti-Aircraft Defences of World War II     Abandon Ship!: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster     Across the Dark Islands: The War in the Pacific     Advance Force-Pearl Harbor     Against All Odds: Shot Down Over Occupied Territory in WWII     Air Aces of World War II: Vital Guide

Air Combat Legends: P-38 Lightning, P-47 Thunderbolt And P-51/f-51 Mustang     Air Power for Patton's Army: The XIX Tactical Air Command in the Second World War     Air Power in the Age of Total War     The Air Raid Warden Was a Spy: And Other Tales from Home-Front America in World War II     Air Support for Patton's Third Army     Air War Against Hitler's Germany

Air War over Europe     Aircraft of World War II     An Album of Memories: Personal Histories from the Greatest
Generation     The Algeria Hotel: France, Memory, and the Second World War     All American, All the Way: The Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II

All My Love, Forever: Letters Home from a World War II Citizen Soldier     All the Way to Berlin: The Memoir of an Airborne Platoon Leader     Allied Artillery of World War Two     Allied Fighter Aces: The Air Combat Tactics and Techniques of World War II     Allies and Adversaries: The Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Grand Alliance, and U.S. Strategy in World War II     Allies at War: The Bitter Rivalry Among Churchill, Roosevelt, and De Gaulle

Always Faithful: A Memoir of the Marine Dogs of WWII     American Heritage New History of World War II     The American People in World War II     American Volunteers' Group Colors and Markings     American Warriors: Five Presidents in the Pacific Theater of WWII     The Americans at Normandy: The Summer of 1944--The American War from the Normandy Beaches to Falaise

Americans at War     Americans in Brittany 1944: The Battle for Brest     America's Commandos: U.S. Special Operations Forces of World War II and Korea     America's Fighting Admirals: Winning the War at Sea in World War II     And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II     Antisubmarine Warrior in the Pacific: Six Subs Sunk in Twelve Days     Anzio

The Ardennes: The Battle of the Bulge     Armor in Normandy: The Americans     An Army at Dawn     Arnhem: Operation Market Garden, September 1944     Arnhem: The Battle Remembered     Assault Division: A History of the 3rd Division From the Invasion of Normandy to the Surrender of Germany

Assault in Norway: The Amazing Wwii Story of the Commandos Who Sabotaged the Nazi Nuclear Program     At Ease : Navy Men of World War II     At Hitler's Side: The Memoirs of Hitler's Luftwaffe Adjutant 1937-1945     At War at Sea: Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century     Atlantic Campaign     Attack of the Airacobras: Soviet Aces, American P-39S, and the Air
War Against Germany

Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Pictorial History     The Attack on Taranto: Blueprint for Pearl Harbor     Auschwitz     Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account     Auschwitz: True Tales from a Grotesque Land     The Avengers: A Jewish War Story

B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Eighth Air Force     B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Pacific     B-17s over Berlin: Personal Stories from the 95th Bomb Group     B-24 Liberator: Rugged But Right     B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

B-24 Liberator Units of the Fifteenth Air Force     B-24 Liberator Units of the Pacific War     B-29 Hunters of the JAAF     Baa Baa Black Sheep     Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from
Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest     Bastogne: Battle of the Bulge

Bataan: A Survivor's Story     Bataan Death March: A Soldier's Story     Battered Bastards of Bastogne     The Battle for Berlin     The Battle for France and Flanders: Sixty Years On     The Battle for Iwo Jima     A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941-1945

The Battle of Anzio     The Battle of El Alamein: Fortress in the Sand     The Battle of Kursk     The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Last Fleet Action     The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944     The Battle of Normandy 1944     The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb

The Battle of Savo Island     Battle of the Ardennes 1944: St Vith and the Northern Shoulder     The Battle of the Atlantic     Battle of the Bulge     Battle of the Bulge     Battle of the Bulge (Images of War)     Battle of the Bulge 1944: Hitler's Last Hope

The Battle of the Coral Sea     Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II     Battle Zone Normandy: Gold Beach     Battle Zone Normandy: Juno Beach     Battlefire!: Combat Stories from World War II     Battleships of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia

Battling Buzzards     Battling for Saipan     Behind the Fence: Life as a Japanese P.O.W.     The Belly Gunner     Below the Salt: How the Fighting 90th Division Struck Gold and Art Treasure in a Salt Mine     Between the Lines

Beware Raiders: German Surface Raiders in the Second World War     Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy     Beyond the Rhine     Beyond Valor: World War II's Ranger and Airborne Veterans Reveal the
Heart of Combat     Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front     Bf109F/G/K Aces on the Western Front

The Big E: The Story of the USS Enterprise     Biography of a Battalion: The Life and Times of an Infantry Battalion in Europe in World War II     Birds from Hell: History of the B-29     The Bitter Woods: The Battle of the Bulge...     The Black Devil Brigade: The True Story of the First Special Service Force     The Black Sheep

Black Sheep One: The Life of Gregory     Black Submariners in the United States Navy, 1940-1975     The Blond Knight of Germany     A Blood-Dimmed Tide: The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It     Blood for Dignity     Blood on the Sea: American Destroyers Lost in World War II

Bloodstained Sea: The U.S. Coast Guard in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1941-1944     Bodyguard of Lies     Bomber Command: American Bombers in Original WWII Color     Bomber Harris, His Life and Times: The Biography of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris, the Wartime Chief of Bomber Command     Bomber Pilot: A Memoir of World War II

The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany     Bougainville, 1943-1945: The Forgotten Campaign [paperback]     Boulogne (Battleground Europe: Channel Ports)     The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945     Brassey's D-Day Encyclopedia: The Normandy Invasion A-Z     Brave Men

Brave Men, Gentle Heroes: American Fathers and Sons in World War II and Vietnam     The Bravest Man: The Story of Richard O'Kane and U.S. Submariners in the Pacific War     Bridge Busters     A Bridge Too Far     The Brigade: An Epic Story of Vengeance, Salvation, and World War II     British and American Artillery of World War II

Brotherhood of Heroes: The Marines at Peleliu, 1944 - The Bloodiest Battle of the Pacific War     Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761St Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes     Buffalo Soldiers in Italy: Black Americans in World War II     The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II     Burn After Reading: The Espionage History of World War II     By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans     By Tank Into Normandy

Camp 20: M15 and the Nazi Spies     Canadian Forces in World War II     Canadian Soldier in World War ll: From D-Day to V-Eday     Carrier Clash: The Invasion of Guadalcanal and The Battle of the Eastern Solomons August 1942     Cassino: The Hollow Victory: The Battle for Rome January-June 1944     Cautious Crusade: Franklin D. Roosevelt, American Public Opinion, and the War Against Nazi Germany

Churchill: A Biography     Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945     Clash of Arms: How the Allies Won in Normandy     Clash of the Carriers: The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II     The Clay Pigeons of St. Lo     Clear the Bridge!: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang

Climb to Conquer: The Untold Story of WWII's 10th Mountain Division Ski Troops     Closing With the Enemy: How GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945     Collision With History: The Search for John F. Kennedy's PT 109     Combat Jump: The Young Men Who Led the Assault into Fortress Europe, July 1943     Combat Loaded: Across the Pacific on the USS Tate     Combined Fleet Decoded: The Secret History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II

Commando Despatch Rider: From D-Day to Deutschland 1944-45     Commando: Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in World War Two     Company Commander     The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II     The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945     The Concise Encyclopedia of World War II     Consolidated B-24 Liberator

Consolidated B-24 Liberator     Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea     Countdown to Victory: The Final European Campaigns of World War II     The Crash of Ruin: American Combat Soldiers in Europe during World War II     Crisis in the Pacific: The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them     Crossing the Line: A Bluejacket's Odyssey in World War II     Crusade in Europe     Currahee!: A Screaming Eagle at Normandy

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