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Books about World War II

Based on tag: WWII

Members: 12 participating members (show all)

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1
33,918 members, 446 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Bretzky1 (1), aulsmith (1), thecoroner (14)

Score: 14.07

2
34,857 members, 1,919 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), starfishian (2), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (8)

Score: 12.78

3
22,557 members, 431 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), starfishian (10), thecoroner (10), aulsmith (27)

Score: 8.71

5
6,898 members, 112 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4), ahef1963 (6), aulsmith (12)

Score: 7.53

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): Righteous gentiles in The Netherlands

6
3,984 members, 145 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3), starfishian (6), aulsmith (24)

Score: 7.4

Explanations:

aulsmith (24): The London blitz

7
6,995 members, 141 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5), starfishian (11), thecoroner (28)

Score: 6.61

8
21,443 members, 497 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Bretzky1 (3)

Score: 6.08

9
6,534 members, 505 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), starfishian (5)

Score: 6.04

10
6,451 members, 76 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (1), thecoroner (20)

Score: 5.89

11
16,610 members, 356 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (4)

Score: 5.87

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Also escaping the Holocaust

12
1,144 members, 9 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), aulsmith (4)

Score: 5.66

13
8,735 members, 323 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: starfishian (3), thecoroner (12)

Score: 5.19

14
1,195 members, 25 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), kara.shamy (7)

Score: 5.13

15
13,784 members, 590 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), inge87 (11)

Score: 4.87

16
36,811 members, 567 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (2)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1

Score: 4.73

17
23,043 members, 578 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: starfishian (7), thecoroner (13)

Score: 4.57

18
2,628 members, 147 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), starfishian (20)

Score: 4.45

19
5,100 members, 85 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: starfishian (8), thecoroner (17)

Score: 4.35

20
3,492 members, 37 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), aulsmith (28)

Score: 4.3

Explanations:

aulsmith (28): American soldiers in the Pacific theater. I personally found reading this intolerable, but YMMV

21
3,444 members, 88 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: inge87 (10), aulsmith (26)

Score: 4.02

Explanations:

aulsmith (26): Effects of Hiroshima atomic bombing

22
1,276 members, 32 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: starfishian (1)

Score: 4

23
1,164 members, 24 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

24
402 members, 9 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: wolfepack (1)

Score: 4

25
24 members, 3 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: inge87 (1)

Score: 4

26
1,814 members, 27 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14), thecoroner (25)

Score: 3.86

Explanations:

aulsmith (14): The immediate aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima

27
1,451 members, 33 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (24), aulsmith (30)

Score: 3.52

Explanations:

aulsmith (30): Fictional account of a US military mission to disable a Nazi gun emplacement in Greece.

28
6,456 members, 80 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2)

Score: 3.36

29
2,782 members, 50 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

30
1,916 members, 37 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (2)

Score: 3.36

31
556 members, 42 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

32
257 members, 5 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

Score: 3.36

33
98 members, 0 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2)

Score: 3.36

34
2,356 members, 38 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

Score: 3.04

35
1,689 members, 21 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (3)

Score: 3.04

36
1,100 members, 14 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

Score: 3.04

38
11,368 members, 679 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4)

Score: 2.83

39
1,947 members, 83 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: starfishian (4)

Score: 2.83

40
1,065 members, 89 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4)

Score: 2.83

41
962 members, 21 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (4)

Score: 2.83

42
121 members, 3 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: inge87 (4)

Score: 2.83

43
3,664 members, 331 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: inge87 (5)

Score: 2.68

45
707 members, 4 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Score: 2.68

46
623 members, 6 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (5)

Score: 2.68

47
282 members, 4 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5)

Score: 2.68

48
2,730 members, 85 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): Nazi occupation of an unidentified town in western Europe.

49
2,317 members, 121 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6)

Score: 2.56

50
394 members, 4 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (6)

Score: 2.56

51
54 members, 1 review
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: inge87 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

inge87 (6): Memoir of life on the British homefront

52
3,559 members, 307 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7)

Score: 2.46

53
2,454 members, 73 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7)

Score: 2.46

54
997 members, 21 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: inge87 (7)

Score: 2.46

55
469 members, 5 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): Remarkable book on the events leading up to VE day. I especially was fascinated by the goings on in Hitler's bunker.

56
30 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (7)

Score: 2.46

57
9,059 members, 113 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8)

Score: 2.38

58
3,350 members, 147 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Score: 2.38

59
1,287 members, 69 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8)

Score: 2.38

60
807 members, 52 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

Score: 2.38

61
458 members, 20 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: inge87 (8)

Score: 2.38

62
38 members, 0 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (8)

Score: 2.38

63
18,780 members, 872 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

Score: 2.31

64
11,316 members, 168 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: starfishian (9)

Score: 2.31

65
5,258 members, 336 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: dara85 (9)

Score: 2.31

66
4,869 members, 90 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

Score: 2.31

67
2,579 members, 9 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): Bonhoeffer was imprisoned because of his role in the White Rose conspiracy.

70
6,012 members, 87 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

71
576 members, 11 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): Excellent book on the mythology surrounding Hitler.

73
17 members, 0 reviews
2.5 stars (2.5 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (10)

Score: 2.25

74
4,746 members, 290 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Score: 2.2

75
709 members, 22 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11)

Score: 2.2

76
653 members, 7 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): An examination of the psyches of the doctors at Auschwitz.

77
8,214 members, 278 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: starfishian (12)

Score: 2.15

78
1,495 members, 22 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

79
28 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (12)

Score: 2.15

80
8,286 members, 204 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: inge87 (13)

Score: 2.11

81
3,740 members, 184 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: starfishian (13)

Score: 2.11

82
432 members, 24 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): Righteous gentiles in Denmark

83
11,671 members, 361 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: starfishian (14)

Score: 2.07

84
5,888 members, 112 reviews
4.49 stars (4.49 stars)

Lists: inge87 (14)

Score: 2.07

85
987 members, 53 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: starfishian (15)

Score: 2.03

86
267 members, 15 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (15)

Score: 2.03

87
209 members, 7 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15)

Score: 2.03

Explanations:

aulsmith (15): U.S. Navy in the Pacific.

88
45 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (15)

Score: 2.03

89
3,562 members, 69 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: starfishian (16)

Score: 2

90
2,066 members, 38 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: inge87 (16)

Score: 2

91
303 members, 6 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (16)

Score: 2

92
133 members, 4 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): The history of one night in the blitz.

93
1,352 members, 69 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): British spying on Nazi Germany

94
900 members, 64 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: inge87 (17)

Score: 1.97

95
501 members, 34 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: starfishian (17)

Score: 1.97

96
1,990 members, 113 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: starfishian (18)

Score: 1.94

97
506 members, 10 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

Score: 1.94

Explanations:

aulsmith (18): A look at the political administration of Germany's occupied territories.

98
120 members, 2 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: inge87 (18)

Score: 1.94

99
115 members, 8 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18)

Score: 1.94

100
3,189 members, 61 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19)

Score: 1.92

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Started by: inge87 (July 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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