World War II

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  1. Book ImageThe Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

    Diane Ackerman

    The New York Times bestseller now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain.

    A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.More

  2. Book ImageThe Battle of Britain: The Greatest Air Battle of World War II

    Richard Alexander Hough, Denis Richards

    A definitive account of the three-month air battle in 1940 between the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe.More

  3. Book ImageHolocaust: A History

    Debórah Dwork, Robert Jan van Pelt

    A magisterial, dramatic account that reshapes the way we think and talk about the greatest crime in history.More

  4. Book ImageThe Healing Wound: Experiences and Reflections, Germany, 1938-2001

    Gitta Sereny

    "[A]n astonishing, subtle study of many Holocaust perpetrators and participants."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewMore

  5. Book ImageAuschwitz

    Debórah Dwork, Robert Jan van Pelt

    "[A] peerless work of documentation and research that sheds new light on this century's darkest address."—Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewMore

  6. Book ImageThe Holocaust on Trial

    D. D. Guttenplan

    The account of a trial in which the very meaning of the Holocaust was put on the stand.More

  7. Book ImageThe Battle of Britain: The Myth and the Reality

    Richard Overy

    "A concise, penetrating account....This stirring book inspires an admiration for British courage."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageWhy the Allies Won

    Richard Overy

    "Overy has written a masterpiece of analytical history, posing and answering one of the great questions of the century."—Sunday Times (London)More

  9. Book ImageStrategic Deception in the Second World War

    Michael Eliot Howard

    Told from confidential documents—some of which remain closed for the foreseeable future—here is the precisely detailed story of the British government's campaign of strategic deception of the German High Command.More

  10. Book ImageThe Churchill War Papers: At the Admirality

    Winston Churchill, Martin Gilbert

    Volume(s): 1 / September 1939-May 1940

    "A major addition to the Churchill literature."—Publishers WeeklyMore