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TitleAuthorReviewerReview DateRev Date
11 Days in December: Christmas at the Bulge, 1944 Stanley Weintraub C. Peter Chen 11 Feb 20152015-02-11
A Better Comrade You Will Never Find Helmut Schiebel Dan K. 30 Oct 20112011-10-30
A Bridge Too Far Cornelius Ryan Bryan Hiatt 3 Jun 20062006-06-03
A Foot Soldier for Patton Michael Bilder with James Bilder C. Peter Chen 1 Oct 20142014-10-01
A Higher Call Adam Makos with Larry Alexander C. Peter Chen 4 Sep 20132013-09-04
A Lamb to Slaughter Jan Montyn & Dirk Ayelt Kooiman Dan K. 20 Oct 20122012-10-20
A Mighty Fortress: Lead Bomber Over Europe Charles Alling David Stubblebine 26 Aug 20152015-08-26
A Special Mission Dan Kurzman C. Peter Chen 17 Jun 20152015-06-17
Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944-45 Will Irwin C. Peter Chen 11 Jan 20172017-01-11
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal Ben Macintyre C. Peter Chen 8 Apr 20152015-04-08
All the Way to Berlin James Megellas Bryan Hiatt 13 Apr 20052005-04-13
An Artilleryman in Stalingrad Dr. Wigand Wuster Dan K. 18 Apr 20082008-04-18
Army of Evil: A History of the SS Adrian Weale C. Peter Chen 4 Jun 20142014-06-04
At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45 Christian Jennings John Radzilowski 12 Oct 20162016-10-12
Atlas of the Eastern Front 1941-45 Robert Kirchubel with Gary Komar C. Peter Chen 24 Feb 20162016-02-24
Band of Brothers Stephen E. Ambrose C. Peter Chen 23 Jan 20052005-01-23
Barbarossa & the Retreat to Moscow Artem Drabkin Dan K. 22 Apr 20082008-04-22
Before Stalingrad David M. Glantz Andrew Nguyen 16 Sep 20092009-09-16
Behind Hitler's Lines Thomas H. Taylor Bryan Hiatt 15 Apr 20052005-04-15
Berlin Diary William Shirer C. Peter Chen 25 Dec 20122012-12-25
Besieged: The Epic Battle for Cholm Jason D. Mark Dan K. 30 Oct 20122012-10-30
Beyond Band of Brothers Dick Winters C. Peter Chen 21 Nov 20112011-11-21
Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning Timothy Snyder C. Peter Chen 7 May 20182018-05-07
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin Timothy Snyder C. Peter Chen 21 May 20142014-05-21
Blue Division Soldier 1941-45 C. Caballero Jurado C. Peter Chen 9 Jan 20102010-01-09
Bomber County: The Lost Airmen of World War Two Daniel Swift C. Peter Chen 5 Feb 20112011-02-05
Bomber County: The Lost Airmen of World War Two Daniel Swift Bryan Hiatt 17 Dec 20112011-12-17
Bombing Nazi Germany Wayne Vansant C. Peter Chen 18 Oct 20132013-10-18
Brothers in Arms Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anthony Walton C. Peter Chen 21 Feb 20112011-02-21
Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends William Guarnere and Edward Heffron with Robyn Post C. Peter Chen 11 Mar 20132013-03-11
Brothers, Rivals, Victors Jonathan Jordan C. Peter Chen 28 Nov 20122012-11-28
Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom Thomas Ricks C. Peter Chen 29 Oct 20182018-10-29
Citizens of London Lynne Olson C. Peter Chen 29 Aug 20112011-08-29
Cost of Courage Charles Kaiser C. Peter Chen 20 Apr 20182018-04-20
Crack! and Thump Charles Scheffel C. Peter Chen 19 May 20072007-05-19
Crusade in Europe Dwight D. Eisenhower C. Peter Chen 30 Oct 20052005-10-30
Currahee! A Screaming Eagle at Normandy Donald R. Burgett Bryan Hiatt 1 Jun 20052005-06-01
D-Day: 24 Hours That Saved the World Editors of TIME C. Peter Chen 30 Dec 20042004-12-30
Deathride John Mosier C. Peter Chen 13 Jul 20102010-07-13
Defense of the Third Reich 1941-45 Steven Zaloga C. Peter Chen 17 Sep 20132013-09-17
Defiance: The Bielski Partisans Nechama Tec C. Peter Chen 28 Feb 20112011-02-28
Demyansk 1942-43 Robert Forczyk Andrew Nguyen 20 Aug 20142014-08-20
Doing Battle Paul Fussell Bryan Hiatt 4 Sep 20052005-09-04
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies Ben Macintyre C. Peter Chen 14 Aug 20132013-08-14
Easy Company Soldier Don Malarkey Bob Welch C. Peter Chen 28 Jan 20152015-01-28
Eichmann in Jerusalem Hannah Arendt C. Peter Chen 12 Nov 20132013-11-12
Eisenhower's Armies Niall Barr C. Peter Chen 12 Jan 20182018-01-12
Erwin Rommel Pier Paolo Battistelli C. Peter Chen 29 Sep 20102010-09-29
Fearsome Battle Robert Rogge C. Peter Chen 31 May 20072007-05-31
Fighting Hitler's Jets Robert Dorr C. Peter Chen 2 Jun 20142014-06-02
Forgotten Linda Hervieux C. Peter Chen 6 Apr 20182018-04-06
France 1940 Alan Shepperd Andrew Nguyen 5 Sep 20092009-09-05
German Infantry in WWII (Order of Battle) Chris Bishop C. Peter Chen 30 Jun 20082008-06-30
German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman: Barbarossa 1941 David Campbell Andrew Nguyen 25 Nov 20152015-11-25
German Panzers in WWII (Order of Battle) Chris Bishop C. Peter Chen 22 Jan 20082008-01-22
German V-Weapon Sites 1943-45 Steven Zaloga C. Peter Chen 28 Jan 20082008-01-28
God, Honor, Fatherland Thomas McGuirl and Remy Spezzano Thomas Houlihan 22 Mar 20072007-03-22
Graf & Grislawski: A Pair of Aces Christer Bergstrom Dan K. 8 Aug 20092009-08-08
Griffon Spitfire Aces Andrew Thomas C. Peter Chen 16 Apr 20082008-04-16
He 111 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front John Weal C. Peter Chen 11 May 20152015-05-11
Hell Above Earth Stephen Frater C. Peter Chen 21 Jul 20122012-07-21
Hell Hawks! Robert F. Dorr and Thomas D. Jones C. Peter Chen 22 Sep 20082008-09-22
Hell's Highway George Koskimaki Bryan Hiatt 5 Aug 20052005-08-05
Heroes or Traitors Walter S. Dunn, Jr. Thomas Houlihan 26 Mar 20072007-03-26
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow Susan Campbell Bartoletti C. Peter Chen 4 Mar 20152015-03-04
Hitler's Arctic War Chris Mann and Christer Jorgensen Thomas Houlihan 22 Jul 20032003-07-22
Hitler's Army David Stone C. Peter Chen 13 Dec 20092009-12-13
Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard Rochus Misch C. Peter Chen 1 Apr 20152015-04-01
Hitler's Rockets: The Story of the V-2s Norman Longmate Morgan Bell 19 Jan 20052005-01-19
Hitler's Rockets: The Story of the V-2s Norman Longmate C. Peter Chen 1 Mar 20102010-03-01
Honor Untarnished Donald Bennett C. Peter Chen 1 Jan 20062006-01-01
Hunting Evil Guy Walters C. Peter Chen 5 Nov 20142014-11-05
In Final Defense of the Reich Stephen M. Rusiecki Thomas Houlihan 1 Nov 20102010-11-01
In the Garden of Beasts Erik Larson C. Peter Chen 24 Jul 20122012-07-24
In the Service of the Reich Walter Görlitz C. Peter Chen 14 May 20062006-05-14
Inferno: The Devastation of Hamburg, 1943 Keith Lowe C. Peter Chen 10 Apr 20082008-04-10
Into the Mountains Dark Franklin L. Gurley Thomas Houlihan 12 May 20072007-05-12
Is Paris Burning? Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre Dan K. 18 May 20082008-05-18
Is Paris Burning? Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre C. Peter Chen 23 Mar 20162016-03-23
Isaac's Army Mathew Brzezinski C. Peter Chen 21 Jan 20152015-01-21
Italian Blackshirt 1935-1945 Piero Crociani and Pier Paolo Battistelli C. Peter Chen 23 May 20102010-05-23
Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45 Piero Crociani C. Peter Chen 26 Apr 20132013-04-26
Ivan's War Catherine Merridale Dan K. 8 Apr 20082008-04-08
Jungvolk Wilhelm Gehlen & Don Gregory Dan K. 16 Aug 20092009-08-16
Kharkov 1942 Robert Forczyk Andrew Nguyen 27 Aug 20142014-08-27
Killing Patton Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard C. Peter Chen 10 Feb 20162016-02-10
Kursk 1943: The Northern Front Robert Forczyk Andrew Nguyen 9 Dec 20152015-12-09
M3 Medium Tank vs Panzer III Gordon Rottman C. Peter Chen 10 Jul 20082008-07-10
Marauder Man Kenneth T. Brown Thomas Houlihan 24 May 20072007-05-24
Masters of the Air Donald L. Miller C. Peter Chen 12 Nov 20142014-11-12
Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and His War Cabinet Jonathan Schneer C. Peter Chen 24 Jun 20192019-06-24
No Greater Ally Kenneth K. Koskodan C. Peter Chen 11 Jun 20092009-06-11
No Greater Ally Kenneth Koskodan John Radzilowski 17 Apr 20122012-04-17
No Simple Victory: World War II in Europe, 1939-1945 Norman Davies C. Peter Chen 1 Jan 20142014-01-01
Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day Wayne Vansant C. Peter Chen 3 Nov 20122012-11-03
Omaha Beach and Beyond John Robert Slaughter C. Peter Chen 16 Apr 20102010-04-16
Once I had a Comrade R. W. Byrd Dan K. 12 Jun 20082008-06-12
Operation Barbarossa Robert Kirchubel Andrew Nguyen 9 Sep 20162016-09-09
Operation Barbarossa 1941 Robert Kirchubel Andrew Nguyen 29 Aug 20092009-08-29
Operation Mincemeat Ben Macintyre C. Peter Chen 24 Oct 20112011-10-24
Operation Paperclip Annie Jacobsen C. Peter Chen 29 Oct 20142014-10-29
Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs Patrick K. O'Donnell C. Peter Chen 3 Jun 20152015-06-03
Ostfront: Hitler's War on Russia 1941-1945 Charles Winchester Thomas Houlihan 10 Mar 20072007-03-10
Overlord: The D-Day Landings Ken Ford and Steven J. Zaloga C. Peter Chen 27 Feb 20092009-02-27
Panther vs. Sherman: Battle of the Bulge 1944 Steven J. Zaloga Thomas Houlihan 21 Sep 20092009-09-21
Panzer Divisions: The Eastern Front 1941-43 Pier Paolo Battistelli Thomas Houlihan 22 Sep 20092009-09-22
Panzer III vs Somua S 35 Steven J. Zaloga Andrew Nguyen 3 Nov 20152015-11-03
Parachute Infantry David Kenyon Webster Bryan Hiatt 13 Feb 20052005-02-13
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War Terry Brighton C. Peter Chen 10 Apr 20102010-04-10
Perilous Moon: Occupied France, 1944-The End Game Stuart Nimmo C. Peter Chen 2 Jun 20132013-06-02
PPG-2266: A Surgeon's War Nikolai Amosoff Dan K. 11 May 20082008-05-11
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 Madeleine Albright C. Peter Chen 17 Jul 20132013-07-17
Princes at War Deborah Cadbury C. Peter Chen 23 Sep 20152015-09-23
Prisoner of War in Germany Peter Doyle C. Peter Chen 9 Feb 20092009-02-09
Recon Scout Fred H. Salter Thomas Houlihan 24 Jul 20082008-07-24
Red Christmas: The Tatsinskaya Airfield Raid 1942 Robert Forczyk Dan K. 29 Nov 20132013-11-29
Rescuing Mussolini: Gran Sasso 1943 Robert Forczyk C. Peter Chen 5 May 20102010-05-05
Roosevelt's Centurions Joseph Persico C. Peter Chen 31 Oct 20182018-10-31
Salerno 1943: The Allies invade southern Italy Angus Konstam Andrew Nguyen 7 Aug 20132013-08-07
Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II Keith Lowe C. Peter Chen 22 Aug 20182018-08-22
Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis Robert M. Edsel C. Peter Chen 4 Jan 20172017-01-04
Servants of Evil Bob Carruthers Dan K. 26 Jun 20082008-06-26
Sevastopol 1942 Robert Forczyk C. Peter Chen 3 Feb 20082008-02-03
Seven Days in January Wolf T. Zoepf Thomas Houlihan 28 Apr 20072007-04-28
Sherman Firefly David Fletcher C. Peter Chen 16 Mar 20082008-03-16
Shot Down Steve Snyder C. Peter Chen 25 Dec 20152015-12-25
Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris John Keegan C. Peter Chen 20 May 20152015-05-20
Six Months in 1945 Michael Dobbs C. Peter Chen 14 Dec 20162016-12-14
Slaughterhouse: The Handbook of the Eastern Front David Glantz, et. al. Thomas Houlihan 11 Nov 20052005-11-11
Sledgehammers Christopher W. Wilbeck Thomas Houlihan 5 Apr 20072007-04-05
SOE Agent Terry Crowdy C. Peter Chen 19 Jan 20092009-01-19
Soldier in the Downfall Rudolf-Christoph von Gersdorff Dan K. 16 Oct 20122012-10-16
Soldiers and Slaves Roger Cohen C. Peter Chen 17 Oct 20102010-10-17
Sons and Soldiers Bruce Henderson C. Peter Chen 13 Jun 20182018-06-13
Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II Chris NcNab C. Peter Chen 20 Jun 20142014-06-20
Spearhead for Blitzkrieg Paul Deichmann C. Peter Chen 6 Mar 20072007-03-06
Spirit of Resistance Nigel Perrin C. Peter Chen 27 Sep 20092009-09-27
SS-WIKING: The History of the Fifth SS Division 1941-45 Rupert Butler Thomas Houlihan 13 Mar 20072007-03-13
Steeds of Steel Harry Yeide C. Peter Chen 22 May 20082008-05-22
The All Americans in World War II Phil Nordyke Bryan Hiatt 18 Dec 20112011-12-18
The Arms of Krupp William Manchester C. Peter Chen 3 Feb 20072007-02-03
The Battle for the Rhine Robin Neillands C. Peter Chen 10 Dec 20142014-12-10
The Battle of Britain Kate Moore C. Peter Chen 1 Jul 20102010-07-01
The Battle of France, 1940 Philip Warner Andrew Nguyen 12 Sep 20092009-09-12
The Battle of Kursk David M. Glantz & Jonathan M. House Andrew Nguyen 26 Sep 20092009-09-26
The Battle of the Bulge Wayne Vansant C. Peter Chen 14 Jan 20152015-01-14
The British Soldier of the Second World War Peter Doyle C. Peter Chen 3 Jun 20102010-06-03
The Conquerors Michael Beschloss Morgan Bell 19 Jan 20052005-01-19
The Day of Battle Rick Atkinson C. Peter Chen 18 Apr 20112011-04-18
The Dnepr 1943: Hitler's Eastern Rampart Crumbles Robert Forczyk Andrew Nguyen 17 Aug 20162016-08-17
The Doodlebugs: The Story of the Flying Bombs Norman Longmate Morgan Bell 19 Jan 20052005-01-19
The Fall of Berlin Anthony Read and David Fisher C. Peter Chen 22 Feb 20062006-02-22
The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City Isabel Denny C. Peter Chen 3 May 20072007-05-03
The Few Alex Kershaw C. Peter Chen 11 Jan 20112011-01-11
The Final Crisis Richard Engler Thomas Houlihan 21 Apr 20072007-04-21
The Forgotten 500 Gregory Freeman C. Peter Chen 1 Nov 20132013-11-01
The Forgotten Soldier Guy Sajer Bryan Hiatt 25 Sep 20052005-09-25
The Germans in Normandy Richard Hargreaves Thomas Houlihan 6 Jun 20072007-06-06
The Greatest Battle Andrew Nagorski C. Peter Chen 28 Nov 20072007-11-28
The Guns at Last Light Rick Atkinson C. Peter Chen 6 Aug 20142014-08-06
The Hitler Book Henrik Eberle and Matthias Uhl C. Peter Chen 9 Aug 20102010-08-09
The Home Guard Neil R. Storey C. Peter Chen 16 Oct 20102010-10-16
The Last Battle Stephen Harding C. Peter Chen 28 May 20142014-05-28
The Last Battle Cornelius Ryan C. Peter Chen 13 Aug 20142014-08-13
The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 William Manchester and Paul Reid C. Peter Chen 24 Sep 20132013-09-24
The Man Who Never Was Ewen Montagu David Stubblebine 14 Aug 20092009-08-14
The Monuments Men Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter David Stubblebine 22 Apr 20142014-04-22
The Monuments Men Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter C. Peter Chen 23 Jul 20142014-07-23
The Most Dangerous Enemy Stephen Bungay C. Peter Chen 21 Nov 20102010-11-21
The Myth of the Eastern Front Ronald Smelser and Edward J. Davies II Thomas Houlihan 2 Aug 20082008-08-02
The Nazi Conscience Claudia Koonz Thomas Houlihan 9 Mar 20072007-03-09
The Night of the Long Knives Paul Maracin  8 Sep 20062006-09-08
The Pope and Mussolini David Kertzer C. Peter Chen 10 Sep 20142014-09-10
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich William Shirer Bryan Hiatt 28 Dec 20072007-12-28
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich William Shirer C. Peter Chen 23 Jan 20122012-01-23
The Royal Hungarian Army in World War II Nigel Thomas and Laszlo Pal Szabo C. Peter Chen 11 Dec 20082008-12-11
The Secret of D-Day Gilles Perrault David Stubblebine 31 Jul 20132013-07-31
The Secret War Against Hitler William Casey C. Peter Chen 6 May 20152015-05-06
The Stalin and Molotov Lines: Soviet Western Defences 1928-41 Neil Short C. Peter Chen 14 Jul 20142014-07-14
The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War Andrew Roberts C. Peter Chen 22 Jan 20132013-01-22
The True German: The Diary of a World War II Military Judge Werner Otto Müller-Hill C. Peter Chen 5 Nov 20132013-11-05
The Volga Rises in Europe Curzio Malaparte Dan K. 8 Jun 20082008-06-08
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945 Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns C. Peter Chen 25 Jul 20102010-07-25
The White Rose of Stalingrad Billy Yenne Dan K. 19 Nov 20132013-11-19
To D-Day and Back Bob Bearden C. Peter Chen 8 Oct 20072007-10-08
To D-Day and Back Bob Beardon Bryan Hiatt 24 Dec 20112011-12-24
To Kingdom Come Robert J. Mrazek C. Peter Chen 11 Jun 20112011-06-11
To Lose a Battle: France 1940 Alistair Horne Andrew Nguyen 19 Sep 20092009-09-19
To the Gates of Stalingrad David M. Glantz & Jonathan M. House Andrew Nguyen 30 Sep 20092009-09-30
Tonight We Die as Men Ian Gardner and Roger Day C. Peter Chen 15 Apr 20092009-04-15
Vanguard of the Crusade Mark Bando Thomas Houlihan 14 Apr 20072007-04-14
Voices of Valor: D-Day, June 6, 1944 Douglas Brinkley and Ronald Drez C. Peter Chen 24 Jul 20132013-07-24
Waffen-SS: Hitler's Elite Guard at War 1939-1945 George H. Stein Thomas Houlihan 8 Mar 20072007-03-08
Walking Away From the Reich Claus Sellier Dan K. 1 Apr 20082008-04-01
We Came to Fight a War Jack Flynn Dan K. 15 Apr 20102010-04-15
When Titans Clashed David M. Glantz and Jonathan M. House Andrew Nguyen 22 Jun 20162016-06-22
White Mammoths Alexander Poliakov Dan K. 9 Jan 20102010-01-09
With Wings Like Eagles Michael Korda C. Peter Chen 21 Oct 20152015-10-21
World War II Axis Booby Traps and Sabotage Tactics Gordon Rottman C. Peter Chen 18 Aug 20092009-08-18
Year Zero: A History of 1945 Ian Buruma C. Peter Chen 15 Dec 20172017-12-15
Zhukov at the Oder Tony Le Tissier Andrew Nguyen 13 Jul 20162016-07-13



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