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20 Gripping, Must-Read Books About World War II

When it comes to World War II books, these are the ones that stand out.

11 D-Day Books to Read for the Invasion's 80th Anniversary

The largest seaborne invasion in history deserves some recognition.

The Battle of Peleliu was the Marines' Bitterest Fight in WWII

Read about a hard-fought battle that was supposed to be won in only four days. 

Delve into the Deadly, Insurmountable Odds of Custer’s Last Stand

This unexpected U.S. defeat was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

How the Red Army Used Camels to Fight the Nazis

The animals were transported all the way to the Soviet Union, where they performed critical duties.

Teddy Roosevelt's Legendary Rough Riders

This cavalry regiment was celebrated for its role in the Spanish-American War.

Battle of Midway: The Nimitz Plan That Failed

An unexpected development required quick thinking.

The Pueblo Revolt Quashed Spanish Influence in New Mexico

The 1680 rebellion drove the Spaniards out of the province for 12 years.

Wyatt’s Rebellion Nearly Upended the English Monarchy

Politician Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger sought to overthrow Mary I.

How the Battle of the Coral Sea Set the Stage for the Allied Victory at Midway

The Japanese won the battle, but their advances into the Pacific were halted.

How Martha Gellhorn Became the Only Woman to Land on Normandy Beach

The accomplished war correspondent was determined to see the action.

The Battle of Fort Sumter Ignited the Civil War

When peace talks failed, this federal property tipped our divided nation into its bloodiest conflict.