20tH Century: World War II
eneMy at the gates: The Battle for Stalingrad
“Craig has written a classic account of the Stalingrad epic—
here is the drama, the terror, the horror, and the heroism of
the greatest military encounter of our time.”—Harrison e.
Salisbury. B/w photographs.
Penguin • 472 pp. • 978-0-14-200000-7 • $15.00
Richard B. Frank
The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire
“anyone concerned with the moral, military, and political
issues surrounding the end of the pacific war must read this
book.”—William l. o’neill, author of A Democracy at War.
Penguin • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-100146-3 • $18.00
The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
“Impressive in virtually all respects.”— The New York Times.
“Brilliant academic history.”—Los Angeles Times.
Penguin • 816 pp. • 978-0-14-016561-6 • $22.00
the battLe of kursk: Operation Citadel 1943
a detailed picture of the battle from the intense cat-and-
mouse game waged by both high commands in the months
leading up to the German offensive, to the first-hand expe-
riences of troops on the ground and airmen flying over the blazing steppe. Gregory A. Freeman
Penguin uK • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-139109-0 • $17.00 J the forgotten 500
The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All
for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II
the never-before-told story of the rescue of 500 airmen
trapped behind enemy lines in yugoslavia, based on newly
declassified documents and exclusive interviews.
nAl • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-22212-1 • $23.95
“a vivid and absorbing recollection of one man’s initiation
into war.”—Atlanta Journal.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-010306-9 • $12.00
J no siMPLe viCtory: Europe at War 1939-1945
one of the world’s preeminent historians re-examines World
War II, with special emphasis on the eastern front. “a tren-
chant critique, davies’ book ought to provoke readers and
writers of WWII history.”—Booklist. 8 pp. b/w photos, 3 maps.
Viking • 560 pp. • 978-0-670-01832-1 • $30.00
Gene Garrison with Patrick Gilbert
J unLess viCtory CoMes
Combat With a World War II
Machine Gunner in Patton’s Third Army
recounts a 19-year-old’s transformation from a fresh-faced
kid from ohio into a hardened soldier fighting for survival.
nAl • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-22224-4 $15.00
rising ‘44: The Battle for Warsaw
“powerful and compelling...davies provides a gripping ac-
count of the rising, interspersing his narrative with many
first-person accounts that detail moments of heroism and
of tragedy.”—The Boston Globe. “much more than the story
of the Warsaw uprising. It is one of the most savage indict-
ments of allied malfeasance yet leveled by a historian.”—
The New York Times. B/w photo insert.
Penguin • 784 pp. • 978-0-14-303540-4 • $18.00
a New York Times notable Book
John A. Glusman
ConduCt under fire
Four American Doctors and Their Fate
as POWs in the Pacific, 1941-1945
“a must read for anyone who cares about the history of
World War II.”—Chicago Tribune. “Strikes a fine balance,
and puts Japanese wartime cruelty in a new perspective.”—Herbert Bix. 16 pp. b/w photos, 3 maps.
Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-200222-3 • $16.00
a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the year
Jim Defelice William ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere and
J rangers at diePPe: The First Combat Edward ‘Babe’ Heffron with Robyn Post
Action of U.S. Army Rangers in World War II J brothers in battLe, best of friends
drawn from historical records and personal recollections Foreword by Tom Hanks
by those who were there, and illustrated with photographs “post has compiled the transcripts of her interviews to pro-
and maps, this is the story of the fifty rangers who found vide a personal history of the 101st airborne division’s easy
themselves fighting on the front lines in a battle they could Company, as well as the soldiers’ own stories of growing
not win—and would be lucky to survive. up and growing old.”—Publisher’s Weekly. “an irresistible
Berkley • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-21921-8 • $24.95 story.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Berkley • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-21728-3 • $24.95
Richard J. Evans
the third reiCh in PoWer Pete Hamill, editor
“fluidly narrated, tightly organized and comprehensive.... J a. J. LiebLing: World War II Writings
Carefully constructs a portrait of life in Germany under the war as seen through the eyes of one of america’s
the nazis.”—The New York Times. “mr. evans’s magisterial greatest journalists and liveliest writers.
study should be on our shelves for a long time to come.”— library of America • 1,100 pp. • 978-1-59853-018-6 • $40.00
Penguin • 960 pp. • 978-0-14-303790-3 • $20.00
the CoMing of the third reiCh
“a masterly and most illuminating interpretation.”—The
Times Literary Supplement. “Will long remain the definitive
english-language account....an impressive achievement.”—
The Atlantic Monthly. 16 pp. b/w photos, 16 b/w maps.
Penguin • 656 pp. • 978-0-14-303469-8 • $18.00
a Times Literary Supplement Book of the year
a WorLd aPart: Imprisonment in
a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II
Translated by Ronald Strom
Preface by Bertrand Russell
“Should be published and read in every country.”—albert
Penguin • 284 pp. • 978-0-14-025184-5 • $15.00
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