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Buy Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France at Amazon

Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France

By James Holland

Buy "The Good War" at Amazon

"The Good War"

By Studs Terkel

Buy Auschwitz and the Allies at Amazon

Auschwitz and the Allies

By Martin Gilbert

Buy The Miracle of Dunkirk at Amazon

The Miracle of Dunkirk

By Walter Lord

Buy Hiroshima at Amazon

Hiroshima

By John Hersey

Buy With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa at Amazon

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

By E.B. Sledge

Buy A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich at Amazon

A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich

By Lucas Delattre

Buy The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich at Amazon

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

By William L. Shirer

Buy The Rise of Germany, 1939–1941 at Amazon

The Rise of Germany, 1939–1941

By James Holland

Buy Guadalcanal Diary at Amazon

Guadalcanal Diary

By Richard Tregaskis

Buy Enemy at the Gates at Amazon

Enemy at the Gates

By William Craig

Buy Maus at Amazon

Maus

By Art Spiegelman

Buy Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War II at Amazon

Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War II

By James Holland

Buy Escape from Sobibor at Amazon

Escape from Sobibor

By Richard Rashke

Buy Shanghai 1937 at Amazon

Shanghai 1937

By Peter Harmsen

Buy The Longest Day at Amazon

The Longest Day

By Cornelius Ryan

Buy In the Garden of Beasts at Amazon

In the Garden of Beasts

By Erik Larson

Buy An Army at Dawn at Amazon

An Army at Dawn

By Rick Atkinson

Buy Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943 at Amazon

Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943

By Anthony Beevor

Buy Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization at Amazon

Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

By Nicholson Baker