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Famous Americans in World War II

William Van Osdol

Famous Americans in World War II

A Pictorial History

by William Van Osdol

  • 89 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Motorbooks Intl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Reference works,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • United States,
  • Military History - World War II,
  • National Biographies,
  • Bargain Books,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8699992M
    ISBN 101883809061
    ISBN 109781883809065

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      This summer marks the year anniversary of the start of World War I. Whether you’re a history buff well-versed in the events of the Great War, or someone who has just begun to be curious, we’ve got a collection of books to help you navigate the complex, fearsome, and fascinating facts and stories of the devastating conflict that shook the world.   The Battle of Okinawa (April 1, J ) was the last major battle of World War II, and one of the bloodiest. On April 1, —Easter Sunday—the.


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out of 5. Discover the best WWII Biographies in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. “ One of the few memoirs of combat in World War II by a distinguished African-American flier, [this book] is also perhaps the only account of the African-American experience in a German prison camp.

Alexander Jefferson was one of 32 Tuskegee Airmen from the nd Fighter Group to be shot down defending a country that considered them to be Author: Rebecca Hussey. Famous Americans in World War II: a pictorial history William R. Van Osdol, John W. Lambert Phalanx Pub., Mar 1, - Biography & Autobiography - pages4/5(1).

Interesting list, there are a number here I've been wanting to read, and a few I hadn't heard of which look interesting. I would suggest The Secret Army, which is a little-known but fascinating first-hand account of the activities of the Polish home army by its leader after the government fled the country, including day-to-day details of the Warsaw uprising.

Top 10 Most Famous Books About World War II. As a marine veteran, Ronald Spector gives a good account of the war in one big book. Spector blends many of the American, British, and Japanese confidential documents in his minute and professional account.

1 At Dawn We Slept. World War II was the defining event of the 20th century, reshaping the world in ways that would echo through the following decades. The seeds for the conflict were sown years prior. Germany was rocked by its defeat in WWI, and its wounded national pride would fester, allowing for the rise of Nazism.

Meanwhile, the Italians were upset over. Best Children's Books about World War II () Young readers are fascinated with World War II, but teachers and parents have a hard time finding books to recommend.

List your favorites here. “The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz “On War represents the most ambitious effort ever made by a theorist of human conflict to systematize war and understand it for what it is.” “Absolutely essential for understanding the human phenomenon of war.”.

Thoroughly researched study of the hostile discrimination African American servicemen experienced on the homefront during World War II. The author centers his book on the police shooting of an African American soldier in Harlem. A multi-genre list of good reads dealing with elements of World War II.

Recommendations for additions are appreciated. Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the Berlin Olympics by. Daniel James Brown When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II by.

Molly Guptill Manning. Books shelved as world-war The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Unbr. The Last Fighter Pilot is a harrowing first-person account of war from one of America's last living World War II veterans.

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World War II is also known as the Second World War. It involved the majority of the world's nations, eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.

It was the most widespread war in history, and directly involved more than million people from over 30 countries. Famous Americans in World War II: A Pictorial History Paperback – March 1, by William Van Osdol (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $Reviews: 1. Fernand Braudel — the famous historian, was a POW in World War II. Frank Buckles — the last American veteran of World War I, was imprisoned by the Japanese during World War II, as a civilian.

Peter Butterworth: Actor, Fleet Air Arm officer, shot downimprisoned in Stalag Luft III. Pre-World War II. McAuliffe was born in Washington, D.C., on July 2, He attended West Virginia University from to He was a member of the West Virginia Beta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity during his time at West Virginia University.

He enrolled at West Point in McAuliffe was part of an accelerated program and graduated shortly after the end of World War I, in.

This small book of anecdotes from black veterans from World War II to the present filled a gap in my knowledge of black American service in the armed forces.

As a black woman veteran, I have always felt extremely patriotic but never vocal about it because it seemed unwelcome in Reviews: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Describes the WWII experience of Americans whose names were prominent before the war or who came to prominence later"-.

Laurie Lee, served on the Republican side (A Moment of War) George Orwell, served and wounded on the Republican side (Homage to Catalonia) Albert Prago, volunteer, served in the Abraham Lincoln XV International Brigade on the Republican side (Our fight: writings by veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Spain, –) World War II.The American Popular Novel After World War II PDF By:David Willbern Published on by McFarland |Through the perspectives of selected novels from the end of World War II to the end of the 20th century this book examines crucial issues for Americans during those decades.Covering the French war in Vietnam for The Times, Greene was inspired to write one of his greatest novels, The Quiet American.

The plot follows a British journalist in his fifties (Fowler) who is.