Mark Perry reexamines the life and career of General Douglas MacArthur, among the best known -- and controversial -- American military leaders.
The late German Corporal Erwin Bartmann's memoir of service with one of the initial units of the wartime Waffen-SS offers an instructive glimpse into the heart of the Nazi war machine.
Designed by H. Price around 1942 for the U.S. Public Health Service, these health and safety posters display ideal hygiene, diet, work and play habits for the World War II-era individual. (All Images: U.S....
The backstory to victory on D-Day
What happened to Japanese POWs?
The Lion’s Gate On the Front Lines of the Six Day War by Steven Pressfield (Penguin, $29.95). Brief narratives set up some phases of the recounted conflict, but unfolding events are described almost...
Nick Mueller spirited the National WWII Museum from its 1990 conception to its 2000 opening, then through the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and now into its current multimillion-dollar expansion campaign.
Reissued in paperback for the 70th anniversary of the Normany Invasion, Charles Messenger's D-Day Atlas is the authoritative summary of all things related to the operation, with succinct text, ample photos and comprehensive maps.
This dual biography by Thomas Harding profiles Rudolf Höss, the wartime Kommandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, and Hanns Alexander, the Jewish leader of the British intelligence unit tasked with tracking down Nazis, including Hoss.
William J. 'Wild Bill' Guarnere, a member of the 'Band of Brothers,'
Ed Offley reveals the German U-boat campaign along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and its steep costs for the Allies in the early months of World War II.
Edited by Rolf Michaelis, this memoir paints a chilling picture of the World War II German paramilitary unit SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger.
Robert MacPherson further reveals the World War II contributions of the Navajo code talkers in this profile of Samuel Holiday.
An excerpt from John C. McManus's The Dead and Those About to Die is a visceral account of the D-Day landings
Richard Overy's new book focuses on the inefficiencies and disappointments of strategic bombing in World War II
The genesis of the Liberation Trilogy and a new focus of study for Rick Atkinson