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Books about World War II

Based on tag: WWII

Members: 12 participating members (show all)

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1
32,408 members, 427 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 14.07

2
32,780 members, 1,857 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

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

Score: 12.78

3
21,148 members, 396 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 8.71

5
6,344 members, 102 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
3,877 members, 142 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
6,701 members, 137 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Score: 6.61

8
20,291 members, 476 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Bretzky1 (3)

Score: 6.08

9
5,995 members, 476 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 6.04

10
6,074 members, 72 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (1), thecoroner (20)

Score: 5.89

11
16,037 members, 341 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (4)

Score: 5.87

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Also escaping the Holocaust

12
1,092 members, 9 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), aulsmith (4)

Score: 5.66

13
8,422 members, 311 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: starfishian (3), thecoroner (12)

Score: 5.19

14
1,131 members, 23 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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

Score: 5.13

15
12,940 members, 581 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), inge87 (11)

Score: 4.87

16
35,148 members, 541 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (2)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1

Score: 4.73

17
22,318 members, 571 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: starfishian (7), thecoroner (13)

Score: 4.57

18
2,531 members, 143 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), starfishian (20)

Score: 4.45

19
4,866 members, 79 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: starfishian (8), thecoroner (17)

Score: 4.35

20
3,324 members, 35 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 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
3,134 members, 79 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: inge87 (10), aulsmith (26)

Score: 4.02

Explanations:

aulsmith (26): Effects of Hiroshima atomic bombing

22
1,191 members, 30 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: starfishian (1)

Score: 4

23
1,083 members, 22 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

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

Lists: wolfepack (1)

Score: 4

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

Lists: inge87 (1)

Score: 4

26
4,631 members, 80 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14), thecoroner (25)

Score: 3.86

Explanations:

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

27
1,365 members, 32 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 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
6,122 members, 75 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2)

Score: 3.36

29
2,635 members, 46 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

30
1,790 members, 32 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (2)

Score: 3.36

31
522 members, 38 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

32
248 members, 6 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

Score: 3.36

33
90 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2)

Score: 3.36

34
2,253 members, 37 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

Score: 3.04

35
1,601 members, 20 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (3)

Score: 3.04

36
1,029 members, 14 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

Score: 3.04

38
9,979 members, 622 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4)

Score: 2.83

39
1,870 members, 78 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: starfishian (4)

Score: 2.83

40
929 members, 86 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4)

Score: 2.83

41
889 members, 16 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (4)

Score: 2.83

42
100 members, 3 reviews
4.69 stars (4.69 stars)

Lists: inge87 (4)

Score: 2.83

43
3,410 members, 317 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: inge87 (5)

Score: 2.68

45
675 members, 4 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Score: 2.68

46
551 members, 6 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (5)

Score: 2.68

47
256 members, 2 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5)

Score: 2.68

48
2,574 members, 82 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

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

49
2,114 members, 113 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6)

Score: 2.56

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

Lists: Bretzky1 (6)

Score: 2.56

51
52 members, 1 review
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: inge87 (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

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

52
3,179 members, 295 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7)

Score: 2.46

53
2,221 members, 70 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7)

Score: 2.46

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

Lists: inge87 (7)

Score: 2.46

55
445 members, 4 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 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
28 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (7)

Score: 2.46

57
8,635 members, 102 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8)

Score: 2.38

58
3,270 members, 137 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Score: 2.38

59
937 members, 51 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8)

Score: 2.38

60
749 members, 51 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

Score: 2.38

61
425 members, 19 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: inge87 (8)

Score: 2.38

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

Lists: Bretzky1 (8)

Score: 2.38

63
17,745 members, 842 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

Score: 2.31

64
10,934 members, 161 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: starfishian (9)

Score: 2.31

65
4,570 members, 84 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

Score: 2.31

66
2,415 members, 8 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

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

69
5,937 members, 85 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

70
549 members, 10 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

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

71
14 members, 0 reviews
2.5 stars (2.5 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (10)

Score: 2.25

72
4,494 members, 277 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11)

Score: 2.2

73
674 members, 21 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11)

Score: 2.2

74
615 members, 5 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

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

75
7,946 members, 274 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: starfishian (12)

Score: 2.15

76
1,378 members, 21 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

77
27 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (12)

Score: 2.15

78
7,806 members, 196 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: inge87 (13)

Score: 2.11

79
3,509 members, 172 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: starfishian (13)

Score: 2.11

80
399 members, 24 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): Righteous gentiles in Denmark

81
11,264 members, 349 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: starfishian (14)

Score: 2.07

82
5,620 members, 113 reviews
4.49 stars (4.49 stars)

Lists: inge87 (14)

Score: 2.07

83
936 members, 52 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: starfishian (15)

Score: 2.03

84
240 members, 15 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (15)

Score: 2.03

85
203 members, 7 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15)

Score: 2.03

Explanations:

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

86
40 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (15)

Score: 2.03

87
3,450 members, 69 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: starfishian (16)

Score: 2

88
1,845 members, 37 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: inge87 (16)

Score: 2

89
275 members, 4 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (16)

Score: 2

90
123 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.

91
1,269 members, 69 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): British spying on Nazi Germany

92
795 members, 62 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: inge87 (17)

Score: 1.97

93
486 members, 34 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: starfishian (17)

Score: 1.97

94
1,889 members, 113 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: starfishian (18)

Score: 1.94

95
472 members, 8 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.

96
112 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: inge87 (18)

Score: 1.94

97
105 members, 8 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18)

Score: 1.94

98
3,029 members, 55 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19)

Score: 1.92

99
2,836 members, 190 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: starfishian (19)

Score: 1.92

100
1,872 members, 24 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (19)

Score: 1.92

Explanations:

aulsmith (19): Norway under Nazi occupation. Story for children.

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Started by: inge87 (July 2014)

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