20tH Century: World War II
fortitude: The D-Day Deception Campaign
Introduction by Nigel West
“a superbly written insider’s account.”—eliot a. Cohen,
Foreign Affairs. 7 b/w illustrations, 15 maps, 12 charts.
Overlook • 513 pp. • 978-1-58567-294-3 • $19.95
the order of the death’s head
The Story of Hitler’s SS
“a monumental achievement.”—The New York Times Book
Review. 22 b/w illustrations, 4 maps.
Penguin • 704 pp. • 978-0-14-139012-3 • $20.00
A History of Europe Since 1945
“Judt’s massive, learned, brilliantly detailed account of
europe’s recovery from the wreckage of World War II pres-
ents a whole continent in panorama even as it sets off det-
onations of insight on almost every page.”— The New York
Times. “first-rate political, economic, and social history.”
—louis menand, The New Yorker.
Penguin • 896 pp. • 978-0-14-303775-0 • $20.00
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award; a New York Times top ten Book of the year
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J to Lose a battLe: France 1940
the definitive, gripping account of the military disaster that
greeted Hitler’s blitzkrieg—and a portrait of the french na-
tional soul in its darkest hour.
Pengun • 736 pp. • 978-0-14-103065-4 • $18.00
also available: The Fall of Paris, page 28; The Price of Glory, page 5
True Stories of World War II Submarines
nAl • 352 pp. • 978-0-451-21951-0 • $15.00
André Hue and Ewen Southby-Tailyour
the next Moon
“there cannot be many clearer or more detailed accounts of
the operations of the french resistance.”—New Statesman.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-101580-4 • $15.00
Nora Okja Keller
“Keller skillfully mingles the asian past with the american pres-
ent...a mother’s trauma and a daughter’s quest.”—Newsweek.
a Korean refugee reveals to her daughter her horrific past as a
comfort woman to Japanese soldiers during World War II.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-026335-0 • $14.00
the soLdier’s taLe
Bearing Witness to Modern War
“unusual and eloquent....In mr. Hynes’s hands, the narratives
take on a pertinence for today’s world....a first-rate piece of
work in every way.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-026154-7 • $16.00
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An American Boyhood Before the War
“[an] understated, beautifully crafted and ultimately
heartbreaking recollection of boyhood in pre-World War II
america.”—The Wall Street Journal.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-200396-1 • $14.00
a New York Times notable Book
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Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941
analyzes the series of related decisions by the leaders
of the world’s major powers that decided the course and
outcome of World War II. “an absolutely first-rate schol-
arly study of a series of vital, inter-related political choices
by one of the leading historians of that age.”—tony Judt.
“Kershaw does an excellent job of synthesizing a great deal
of scholarship and thereby helping to further our under-
standing of this epic struggle—as well as of the role of con-
tingency in the making of history.”—The New York Times.
Penguin Press • 656 pp. • 978-1-59420-123-3 • $35.00
Penguin • 656 pp. • 978-0-14-311372-0 • $18.00
Paperback available June 2008
H. Paul Jeffers
J CoMMand of honor: General Lucian
Truscott’s Path to Victory in World War II
Chronicles the life of one of the respected and successful
combat commanders of World War II.
nAl • 336 p. • 978-0-451-22402-6 • $24.95
Available July 2008
Making friends With hitLer
Lord Londonderry, the Nazis, and the Road to War
Kershaw shines new light on the British and German mis-
calculations that led to war in 1939. “a marvelous portrait....
absorbing, meticulously researched.”—The Times (london).
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-303607-4 • $17.00
J onWard We Charge
The Heroic Story of Darby’s Rangers in World War II
“a thoroughly engrossing, can’t-put-it-down history of a
battalion of courageous men.”—larry alexander, author of
nAl • 320 pp. • 978-0-451-22128-5 • $24.95
nAl • 320 pp. • 978-0-451-22400-2 • $15.00
Paperback available June 2008
Brendan I. Koerner
J no W the heLL WiLL start: One Soldier’s
Flight From the Greatest Manhunt of World War II
the story of Herman perry, an african american G.I. who
could not endure the brutality of the South asian jungles—
or the racist treatment meted out by his white officers.
after breaking down and killing an unarmed white lieuten-
ant, perry sparked the greatest manhunt of the war—and
became the war’s unlikeliest folk hero.
Penguin Press • 416 pp. • 978-1-59420-173-8 • $25.95
Available June 2008
Forrest Bryant Johnson
J PhantoM Warrior: The Heroic True Story
of Pvt. John McKinney’s One-Man Stand
Against the Japanese in World War II
the story of the man whose bravery in the face of a Japanese
surprise attack garnered him the medal of Honor.
Berkley • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-21566-1 • $25.95
The Last Battle of World War II
“leckie’s smooth narrative deals with all aspects of the
okinawa battle.”—The Washington Post Book World. photos.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-017389-5 • $15.00
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