On March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia Filled with a sense of adventure and national pride, they left their parents homes wearing their best clothes and confidently waving good bye Believing they were going to work in a factory for a
The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carr called the spy to end spies , and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting
Nazi Saboteurs: Hitler's Secret Attack on America (Scholastic Focus): Hitler's Secret Attack on America27 January 2020 | By Samantha Seiple | Filed in: world war ii.
A gripping tale of the little known Nazi plot to attack on American soil, and the brave individuals who got in the way.In 1942, amid a growing German threat, Nazi agents infiltrated the United States in hopes of destroying American infrastructure and sowing panic throughout the nation Nazi
Through Adversity is a unique book that provides a comprehensive account of Britain and the Commonwealth s war in the air during the Second World War It combines detailed studies into the tactics, techniques and technology,together with the personal accounts of the aircrew themselves as they
A young woman is caught up in a dangerous double life on behalf of her country during World War II in Danielle Steel s thrilling new novel At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris With
From the master of espionage and intrigue, this novel about heroic resistance fighters in 1942 occupied Paris is based on true events of Polish prisoners in Nazi Germany, who smuggled valuable intelligence to Paris and the resistance Occupied Paris in 1942, a dark, treacherous city now ruled by
The start of an exciting new World War II historical mystery series featuring charming, quirky Air Raid Warden Poppy Redfern Summer 1942 The world has been at war for three long and desperate years In the remote English village of Little Buffenden, the Redfern family s house and farmland has
Gripping and authentic Kanon s imagination flourishes and the narrative propulsion is clear A thoroughly satisfying piece of entertainment that extends a tentacle into some serious moral reflection The New York Times Book Review The master of the genre The Washington Post Joseph Kanon
A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II27 January 2020 | By Simon Parkin | Filed in: world war ii.
The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic By 1941, Winston Churchill had come to believe that the outcome of World War II rested on the battle for the Atlantic A
A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice A whale of a tale, told clearly and quickly I read the entire book in almost one sitting Thomas E Ricks, New York Times Book Review The incredible story of the first African American military pilot, who went on to become a Paris nightclub
The extraordinary story of four courageous women who helped form the Italian Resistance against the Nazis and the Fascists during the Second World War In the late summer of 1943, when Italy changed sides in WWII and the Germans, now their enemies, occupied the north of the country, an Italian
It s 1939 and the threat of war hangs over Britain A spirited young woman, Raine Linfoot has always had an overriding ambition to take to the skies Her hero, Doug Williams, teaches her to fly when she is just 17 With her pilot s license it seems as though the sky s the limit for Raine until war
From the international bestselling author of The Secret Orphan When all seems lost As Hitler s bombs rain down on a battered and beleaguered Britain, Ruby Shadwell is dealt the most devastating blow her entire family lost during the Coventry Blitz Hope still survives Alone and with the city in
The Winter Army: The World War II Odyssey of the 10th Mountain Division, America's Elite Alpine Warriors27 January 2020 | By Maurice Isserman | Filed in: world war ii.
The epic story of the U.S Army s 10th Mountain Division, whose elite soldiers broke the last line of German defenses in Italy s mountains in 1945, spearheading the Allied advance to the Alps and final victory At the start of World War II, the US Army had two cavalry divisions and no mountain
In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.
A Washington Post and Charts bestseller From the bestselling author of The Beekeeper s Promise comes a gripping story of three young women faced with impossible choices How will history and their families judge them Paris, 1940 With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young
A novel about a woman who braves her father s hidden past to discover his secrets In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German occupied Tuscany Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli.