World War II (9)


A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
War historian Cornelius Ryan chronicles in detailed, readable prose the battle of Arnhem, one of the most important -- and bloodiest -- campaigns in World War II.


I Saw Her That Night by Drago Jančar EN

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Country: Europe / Slovenia flag Slovenia
"I Saw Her That Night is a tragic love story set amid the atrocities of World War II in Slovenia" --

Katalin Street

Katalin Street by Magda Szabó EN

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Country: Europe / Hungary flag Hungary
From the award-winning author of The Door comes Katalin Street, first published in Hungarian in 1968 and translated into French, German, and Swedish. This elegant English translation by Agnes Farkas Smith now makes Katalin Street available to an even wider audience.


Man's Search For Meaning : The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust by Viktor E. Frankl EN

Rating: 5 (10 votes)
Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Over 16 million copies sold worldwide 'Every human being should read this book' Simon Sinek One of the outstanding classics to emerge from the Holocaust, Man's Search for Meaning is Viktor Frankl's story of his struggle for survival in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. Today, this remarkable tribute to hope offers us an avenue to finding greater meaning and purpose in our own lives.


The First and the Last by Adolf Galland EN

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Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
"Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Gallnd (1912-1996) was a German Luftwaffe General and one of the greatest flying aces of World War II. He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the defence of the Reich fronts. He survived being shot down four times and was credited with an astonishing 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies. He is a legend of aerial combat, and this is his heroic story."--Back cover.


The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows EN

Rating: 4 (5 votes)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A NETFLIX FILM • A remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German Occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name. “Treat yourself to this book, please—I can’t recommend it highly enough.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love “I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that sh... continue


The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill EN

Rating: 5 (5 votes)
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Corrie ten Boom was a woman admired the world over for her courage, her forgiveness, and her memorable faith. In World War II, she and her family risked their lives to help Jews escape the Nazis, and their reward was a trip to Hitler's concentration camps. But she survived and was released--as a result of a clerical error--and now shares the story of how faith triumphs over evil. For thirty-five years Corrie's dramatic life story, full of timeless virtues, has prepared readers to face their own futures with faith, relying on God's love to overcome, heal, and restore. Now releasing in a thirty-... continue


Walking Since Daybreak by Modris Eksteins EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Latvia flag Latvia
Part history, part autobiography, Eksteins relates the tragic story of the Baltic nations before, during, and after World War II through personal stories from his family. Photos and map.