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Ordinary Men

by Christopher R. Browning Harper Perennial (February 28, 2017)

“A remarkable—and singularly chilling—glimpse of human behavior. . .This meticulously researched book...represents a major contribution to the literature of the Holocaust."—Newsweek 

Christopher R. Browning’s...


Meet Me in Munich

by Moses Wolff Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


Doctor Goebbels

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (June 09, 2010)

Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the...


Mission at Nuremberg

by Tim Townsend William Morrow (March 11, 2014)

Mission at Nuremberg is Tim Townsend’s gripping story of the American Army chaplain sent to save the souls of the Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg, a compelling and thought-provoking tale that raises questions...


The German Genius

by Peter Watson HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

The German Genius is a virtuoso cultural history of German ideas and influence, from 1750 to the present day, by acclaimed historian Peter Watson (Making of the Modern Mind, Ideas). From Bach, Goethe, and Schopenhauer...


Dark Invasion

by Howard Blum Harper (February 11, 2014)

Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum’s...


Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


German Influence in Latin America

by Alfred F. Sears Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief story of German influence in Latin America.

“In 1901 the American citizen was startled by the information from Rio Janeiro, that "A German syndicate has just been formed with a...


Hitler

by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...


The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City

by Isabel Denny & Dennis Showalter Skyhorse (February 21, 2017)

The harrowing, tragic story of a city and a people ravaged by one of the most brutal battles of World War II.

In 1945, in the face of the advancing Red Army, two and a half million people were forced out of Germany’s...


The Canaris Conspiracy

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...


The Gestapo

by Jacques Delarue & Mervyn Savill Skyhorse (May 17, 2008)

From 1933 to 1945, the Gestapo was Nazi Germany's chief instrument of counter-espionage, political suppression, and terror. Jacques Delarue, a saboteur arrested by the Nazis in occupied France, chronicles how...


The Mafia at War

by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2012)

Drawing on a wealth of eyewitness accounts, contemporary reports, and declassified intelligence documents, some never published before, The Mafia at War reconstructs the relationships between the Mafia and Allied...


The Last Ditch

by David Lampe Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Novelists, historians, and theorists have often toyed with the question: what would have happened if the Germans had occupied Britain in 1940? Based on years of persistent detective work, The Last Ditch investigates...


Children of Nazis

by Tania Crasnianski & Molly Grogan Arcade (February 06, 2018)

In 1940, the German sons and daughters of great Nazi dignitaries Himmler, Göring, Hess, Frank, Bormann, Speer, and Mengele were children of privilege at four, five, or ten years old, surrounded by affectionate,...


Dunkirk

by Julian Thompson Arcade (October 11, 2011)

A gripping account, Dunkirk reveals the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) brave stand against the German army and the dramatic rescue of 338,000 British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in the midst of...


Long Way Back to the River Kwai

by Loet Velmans Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Loet Velmans was seventeen when the Germans invaded Holland. He and his family fled to London on the Dutch Coast Guard cutter Seaman’s Hope and then sailed to the Dutch East Indies—now Indonesia—where he...


The Gestapo

by Frank McDonough Skyhorse (March 07, 2017)

A new, comprehensive exploration of the Gestapo from a renowned historian of the Third Reich.

Drawing on a detailed examination of previously unpublished Gestapo case files this book relates the fascinating,...


Escape From Berlin

by Peter Nash Impact Press (August 01, 2017)

A Holocaust survivor tells his compelling family story of escape and survival in China and Australia during WW2.

Living in Berlin in 1939, three-year-old Peter Nachemstein and his parents were forced to escape...


Total Germany

by David Wragg Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

Covers the Second World War Operations of the Royal Navy in One Concise Volume

On the declaration of war in 1939, the British Admiralty signaled all warships and naval bases: “Total Germany, Total Germany.”...


Aleister Crowley: The Beast in Berlin

by Tobias Churton Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (June 16, 2014)

A biographical history of Aleister Crowley’s activities in Berlin from 1930 to 1932 as Hitler was rising to power

• Examines Crowley’s focus on his art, his work as a spy for British Intelligence, his...


Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power

by Andrew Nagorski Simon & Schuster (March 13, 2012)

Hitlerland is a bit of a guilty pleasure. Reading about the Nazis is not supposed to be fun, but Nagorski manages to make it so. Readers new to this story will find it fascinating” (The Washington Post)....


The Jutland Scandal

by John Harper & Reginald Bacon Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

Two high-ranking officers defied the British Admiralty to tell the tale of World War I’s first naval battle against Germany.

The Royal Navy had ruled the sea unchallenged for one hundred years since Nelson...


Masters of the Air

by Donald L. Miller Simon & Schuster (October 10, 2006)

The riveting history of the American Eighth Air Force in World War Two, the story of the young men who flew the bombers that helped bring Nazi Germany to its knees, brilliantly told by historian Donald Miller...


The Greatest Battle

by Andrew Nagorski Simon & Schuster (September 18, 2007)

The battle for Moscow was the biggest battle of World War II -- the biggest battle of all time. And yet it is far less known than Stalingrad, which involved about half the number of troops. From the time Hitler...


Hitler's Holy Relics

by Sidney Kirkpatrick Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

From Paris to Stalingrad, the Nazis systematically plundered all manner of art and antiquities. But the first and most valuable treasures they looted were the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire. In Hitler’s...


The Natural History Of German Life

by George Eliot Editions Le Mono (March 09, 2016)

History of German Life. "In Germany, perhaps more than in any other country, it is among the peasantry that we must look for the historical type of the national physique. In the towns this type has become so...


On Hitler's Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood

by Ms. Irmgard A. Hunt Harper Perennial (October 11, 2011)

Growing up in the beautiful mountains of Berchtesgaden -- just steps from Adolf Hitler's alpine retreat -- Irmgard Hunt had a seemingly happy, simple childhood. In her powerful, illuminating, and sometimes frightening...


Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Baillie Gifford Prize 2004

by Anna Funder Harper Perennial (September 20, 2011)

Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic.” —Claire Tomalin, Guardian “Books ofthe Year”

AnnaFunder delivers...


A Gushing Fountain

by Martin Walser & David Dollenmayer Arcade (April 07, 2015)

Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical,...


Hitler: History in an Hour

by Rupert Colley HarperPress (December 08, 2011)

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

What made a failed Austrian artist into the most reviled and destructive personality of the twentieth century? Where did the seeds of his rabid anti-Semitism...


Nazi Germany: History in an Hour

by Rupert Colley HarperPress (October 13, 2011)

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

Having suffered during World War One – not only the indignities of political betrayal and battlefield defeat but also starvation, fuel shortages and a...


A Hangman's Diary

by Franz Schmidt Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

From 1573 to 1617, Master Franz Schmidt was the executioner for the towns of Bamberg and Nuremberg. During that span, he personally executed more than 350 people while keeping a journal throughout his career....