Second World War History

Group for discussion of books on World War II. All facets of the conflict are fair game. The causes of the war, military strategy, social history, the Holocaust and outcomes.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Reading in 20211 unread / 1rocketjk, April 20
Pritzker Military Museum & Library - Virtual Symposium - German-Russian Front1 unread / 1suburbguy, March 15
Reading in 20208 unread / 8rocketjk, January 1
Conflict in the Levant - 19451 unread / 1rocketjk, December 2020
An invitation to the History Fans group!1 unread / 1jztemple, December 2020
104 Infantry Division books1 unread / 1Philip-Reinders, September 2019
3053rd engineer combat battalion1 unread / 1Philip-Reinders, September 2019
Reading in 20191 unread / 1rocketjk, July 2019
Has anyone ordered an Osprey title on a Kindle or other reader/tablet device?3 unread / 3suburbguy, May 2019
Target Berlin: Mission 250: 6 March 19443 unread / 3Ammianus, April 2019
Looking for WWII Battalion level histories for library1 unread / 1ControvichLibrary, February 2019
Reading in 20187 unread / 7rocketjk, November 2018
Escape, Evasion and Revenge: The True Story of a German-Jewish RAF Pilot Who Bombed Berlin and Became a POW31 unread / 31roomsofbooks, July 2018
On the partition of Poland in WWII. A Book?1 unread / 1guido47, April 2018
Good Deal on Kindle Book - Last Hope Island2 unread / 2jztemple, April 2018
Dresden bombing recommendations3 unread / 3cpg, February 2018
The Manhattan Project6 unread / 6guido47, December 2017
Vietnam PBS Series11 unread / 11rocketjk, November 2017
Good Deal on Kindle Edition of new Guadalcanal Book2 unread / 2jztemple, October 2017
56th Chicago Book and Paper Fair - June 17, 20171 unread / 1suburbguy, June 2017
2017 Reads1 unread / 1Ammianus, March 2017
Photos from Germany in 30's and 40's1 unread / 1fredbacon, March 2017
Allied POWs1 unread / 1EdWyatt, March 2017
Edward R. Hamilton - Catalog of December 10, 20104 unread / 4varielle, February 2017
Good Deal on Kindle Version of Pacific Crucible by Ian Toll1 unread / 1suburbguy, February 2017
Good Deal on Kindle Version of Neptune's Inferno by James Hornfischer1 unread / 1suburbguy, February 2017
Currently reading in 201635 unread / 35jztemple, December 2016
Good Kindle Deal - Max Hastings - The Secret War1 unread / 1suburbguy, December 2016
Pritzker Museum & Library (Chicago) - Fall Book Sale - Oct 14-161 unread / 1suburbguy, October 2016
US Carrier History in WWII5 unread / 5stellarexplorer, July 2016
Good Deal on Kindle Book - The Mantle of Command2 unread / 2suburbguy, July 2016
Interesting article on Iwo Jima flag raising, citing new evidence on persons involved1 unread / 1jztemple, May 2016
Rec me please? WWll novels by participants9 unread / 9chrisharpe, April 2016
Current Reading - 201536 unread / 36Jestak, December 2015
Recently printed unit histories1 unread / 1ControvichLibrary, September 2015
Three Volume History on Pacific War by Richard Frank4 unread / 4sdmahaneysc, July 2015
D-Day12 unread / 12Ammianus, June 2015
NOVA/National Geographic Special - Nazi Attack on America3 unread / 3rocketjk, May 2015
Book Review - Target Tokyo by James Scott1 unread / 1suburbguy, April 2015
Free Download: 8-Volume Official Biography of Sir Winston Churchill2 unread / 2rudel519, April 2015
Discovery of the Japanese Battleship Musashi3 unread / 3DugsBooks, March 2015
RIP - Sir Martin Gilbert2 unread / 2jmnlman, February 2015
Ken Burns' The Roosevelts - Favorite Book on FDR5 unread / 5jztemple, January 2015
Top Naval Books for 20141 unread / 1suburbguy, December 2014
Naval Technology and Ship Desgin6 unread / 6suburbguy, December 2014
What is on your holiday book list?2 unread / 2stellarexplorer, December 2014
New George Marshall Biography8 unread / 8DVanderlinde, December 2014
RIP Joseph H. Alexander1 unread / 1suburbguy, November 2014
USS Houston Website1 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2014
Recent Dive Report on USS Houston1 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2014
Kindle Version of Ship of Ghosts by James Hornfishcer - Good Deal - $2.451 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2014
Excellent Deals on Amazon.com Kindle Books - $2.99 - Assuming Purchase of Hardcover Book1 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2014
Five Came Back by Mark Harris - Hollywood Directors Go to War4 unread / 4Diane-bpcb, July 2014
Current Reading--Spring 201417 unread / 17Jestak, July 2014
Warship 2014 is Available!1 unread / 1suburbguy, July 2014
Papers and Documents of the Great Men of WWII - Looking for other Titles4 unread / 4fredbacon, May 2014
Top 50 Churchill Books - 1968-2008 - The Churchill Centre3 unread / 3suburbguy, May 2014
Looking for "battle of Vosges" (44-45) stories from american or german side3 unread / 3TomCat14, May 2014
Link to Chester Nimitz Grey Book1 unread / 1suburbguy, April 2014
Two Recent Books on FDR - 1939-19421 unread / 1suburbguy, April 2014
Best Books on the War17 unread / 17Hedgepeth, April 2014
New Book Release on Java Sea Campaign2 unread / 2mburdette, April 2014
Bismark by John Asmussen - Looking for a Review1 unread / 1suburbguy, April 2014
WWII: The South West Pacific Area16 unread / 16Ammianus, April 2014
Upcoming Book on Operation Neptune by Craig Symonds1 unread / 1suburbguy, March 2014
US Naval War College Review - German Type XXI Submarine1 unread / 1suburbguy, March 2014
Rommel - A Reappraisal1 unread / 1Ammianus, March 2014
The Books of August8 unread / 8stbpriorian, February 2014
Books I'm thinking about in 201417 unread / 17Kunikov, February 2014
Recent Publication - The Churchill Documents - 19421 unread / 1suburbguy, February 2014
Pritzker Military Museum and Library Podcasts - Recent Nomonhan Podcast1 unread / 1suburbguy, February 2014
Looking for Review on a Bismarck Book Title1 unread / 1suburbguy, February 2014
Good Price on Nelson to Vanguard: Warship Design and Development 1923-1945 at Half Price Books1 unread / 1suburbguy, February 2014
Currently reading in JAN'144 unread / 4charbonn, January 2014
THE GERMAN CAMPAIGN IN THE BALKANS4 unread / 4wbf2nd, January 2014
David Glantz's Stalingrad Trilogy1 unread / 1DVanderlinde, January 2014
Was Santa good to you?11 unread / 11charbonn, January 2014
Looking for a Good Title on British Campaign in East Africa - 1940/15 unread / 5Africansky1, December 2013
Stephen Roskill Series - The War at Sea - Kindle Availability3 unread / 3suburbguy, December 2013
Recent Book on Invasion of Norway and Denmark3 unread / 3suburbguy, December 2013
Treating Yourself for the Holidays?4 unread / 4guido47, December 2013
Bruce Gamble's Rabaul Trilogy - Third Volume is Coming2 unread / 2jztemple, October 2013
Has Anyone Looked At Pacific Blitzkrieg: World War II in the Central Pacific2 unread / 2Ammianus, October 2013
Author Richard Frank to Appear at Chicago Event - October 231 unread / 1suburbguy, October 2013
A Couple of free ebooks currently on amazon UK3 unread / 3suburbguy, September 2013
How to write a war5 unread / 5chrisharpe, September 2013
What your favorite issue of Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II?9 unread / 9spaceowl, September 2013
What is the best biography title for Eisenhower?4 unread / 4Ammianus, September 2013
BBC R4: Wynford Vaughan-Thomas on a WWII Lancaster raid3 unread / 3guido47, September 2013
Has anyone read Eisenhower in War and Peace?1 unread / 1suburbguy, September 2013
Michael Gannon Submarine Titles - Kindle Bargains - 99 Cents Each1 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2013
Warship - Online Index1 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2013
Newly Released Memo Concerning Battle of Midway Newspaper Leak1 unread / 1suburbguy, August 2013
Merrill’s Marauders12 unread / 12Ammianus, July 2013
July 2013~readings13 unread / 13Ammianus, July 2013
Book Review of The Deserters1 unread / 1suburbguy, July 2013
Odyssey Exploration says it has recovered most of the silver from UK ship sunk during WWII1 unread / 1suburbguy, July 2013
Those Intel guys4 unread / 4Ammianus, July 2013
Force Z Shipwrecks Book1 unread / 1suburbguy, July 2013
June Readings14 unread / 14guido47, July 2013
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