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Books about World War II

Based on tag: WWII

Members: 15 participating members (show all)

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1
34,894 members, 466 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (1), ahef1963 (1), Bretzky1 (1), aulsmith (1), thecoroner (14), jain (17)

Score: 20.04

2
36,327 members, 1,972 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), gypsysmom (2), starfishian (2), dara85 (3), jain (5), ahef1963 (8)

Score: 18.82

3
23,532 members, 452 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3), ahef1963 (7), starfishian (10), thecoroner (10), aulsmith (27)

Score: 11.75

4
22,270 members, 511 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Bretzky1 (3), Dilara86 (5), jain (6)

Score: 11.31

5
16,987 members, 367 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), jain (4), ahef1963 (4), gypsysmom (8)

Score: 11.08

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): Also escaping the Holocaust

6
8,908 members, 328 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: starfishian (3), Dilara86 (4), gypsysmom (9), thecoroner (12)

Score: 10.33

7
4,011 members, 145 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3), gypsysmom (4), starfishian (6), aulsmith (24)

Score: 10.23

Explanations:

aulsmith (24): The London blitz

8
7,156 members, 142 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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

Score: 9.29

9
6,766 members, 526 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), starfishian (5), gypsysmom (6)

Score: 8.59

10
6,673 members, 80 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (1), gypsysmom (7), thecoroner (20)

Score: 8.35

12
7,297 members, 117 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

13
37,936 members, 598 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), aulsmith (2), gypsysmom (10)

Thumbs down: Bretzky1

Score: 6.98

14
23,566 members, 583 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: starfishian (7), gypsysmom (11), thecoroner (13)

Score: 6.76

15
3,827 members, 338 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: jain (1), inge87 (5)

Score: 6.68

16
1,232 members, 8 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), aulsmith (4)

Score: 5.66

17
6,644 members, 83 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), gypsysmom (12)

Score: 5.51

18
2,428 members, 37 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3), gypsysmom (13)

Score: 5.15

19
1,227 members, 26 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

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

Score: 5.13

20
12,392 members, 709 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4), gypsysmom (14)

Score: 4.9

21
14,385 members, 605 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), inge87 (11)

Score: 4.87

22
6,095 members, 86 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: jain (7), ahef1963 (10)

Score: 4.71

23
2,436 members, 129 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), gypsysmom (15)

Score: 4.59

24
2,697 members, 150 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), starfishian (20)

Score: 4.45

25
8,627 members, 212 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: jain (9), inge87 (13)

Score: 4.42

26
5,244 members, 81 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: starfishian (8), thecoroner (17)

Score: 4.35

27
6,093 members, 115 reviews
4.48 stars (4.48 stars)

Lists: jain (10), inge87 (14)

Score: 4.32

28
19,493 members, 902 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9), gypsysmom (16)

Score: 4.31

29
3,591 members, 39 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

30
5,896 members, 360 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: dara85 (9), gypsysmom (17)

Score: 4.28

31
4,884 members, 297 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), gypsysmom (18)

Score: 4.14

32
3,875 members, 187 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: starfishian (13), gypsysmom (19)

Score: 4.02

33
3,602 members, 89 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: inge87 (10), aulsmith (26)

Score: 4.02

Explanations:

aulsmith (26): Effects of Hiroshima atomic bombing

34
1,305 members, 32 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: starfishian (1)

Score: 4

35
1,203 members, 25 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

36
434 members, 9 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: wolfepack (1)

Score: 4

37
383 members, 3 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1)

Score: 4

38
27 members, 3 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: inge87 (1)

Score: 4

39
3,605 members, 72 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: starfishian (16), gypsysmom (20)

Score: 3.89

40
1,863 members, 29 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14), thecoroner (25)

Score: 3.86

Explanations:

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

41
509 members, 34 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: starfishian (17), gypsysmom (21)

Score: 3.84

42
3,137 members, 194 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: starfishian (19), gypsysmom (28)

Score: 3.66

43
2,554 members, 100 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: jain (16), aulsmith (36)

Score: 3.63

Explanations:

aulsmith (36): The holocaust

44
1,512 members, 35 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.

45
1,236 members, 26 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (27), aulsmith (33)

Score: 3.42

Explanations:

aulsmith (33): Canadian interment camps for the Japanese

46
3,050 members, 147 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2)

Score: 3.36

47
2,863 members, 50 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

Score: 3.36

48
1,999 members, 38 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (2)

Score: 3.36

49
581 members, 44 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

50
270 members, 5 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: inge87 (2)

Score: 3.36

51
106 members, 0 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2)

Score: 3.36

52
1,418 members, 107 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: jain (2), gypsysmom (31)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3.06

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Takes place after an alternate wwii

53
1,736 members, 22 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (3)

Score: 3.04

54
1,136 members, 15 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

Score: 3.04

56
381 members, 7 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: jain (3)

Score: 3.04

57
202 members, 14 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3)

Score: 3.04

58
1,948 members, 84 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: starfishian (4)

Score: 2.83

59
1,021 members, 22 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (4)

Score: 2.83

60
991 members, 92 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (4)

Score: 2.83

61
133 members, 3 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: inge87 (4)

Score: 2.83

63
729 members, 4 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5)

Score: 2.68

64
653 members, 7 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (5)

Score: 2.68

65
293 members, 4 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5)

Score: 2.68

66
2,822 members, 90 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.

67
632 members, 11 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (6)

Score: 2.56

68
406 members, 4 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (6)

Score: 2.56

69
53 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

70
3,694 members, 317 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7)

Score: 2.46

71
2,604 members, 76 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7)

Score: 2.46

72
1,013 members, 22 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: inge87 (7)

Score: 2.46

73
485 members, 6 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.

74
66 members, 1 review
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (7)

Score: 2.46

75
34 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (7)

Score: 2.46

76
10,231 members, 156 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: jain (8)

Score: 2.38

77
9,308 members, 121 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8)

Score: 2.38

78
3,420 members, 149 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Score: 2.38

79
1,515 members, 77 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8)

Score: 2.38

80
859 members, 52 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (8)

Score: 2.38

81
479 members, 20 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: inge87 (8)

Score: 2.38

82
38 members, 0 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (8)

Score: 2.38

84
11,493 members, 171 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: starfishian (9)

Score: 2.31

85
5,082 members, 92 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

Score: 2.31

86
2,698 members, 11 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

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

87
661 members, 9 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (9)

Score: 2.31

90
599 members, 13 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

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

93
17 members, 0 reviews
2.5 stars (2.5 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (10)

Score: 2.25

94
2,034 members, 34 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: jain (11)

Score: 2.2

95
722 members, 23 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11)

Score: 2.2

96
679 members, 7 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

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

97
127 members, 3 reviews
3.14 stars (3.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (11)

Score: 2.2

98
8,305 members, 292 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: starfishian (12)

Score: 2.15

100
1,502 members, 25 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

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Started by: inge87 (July 2014)

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