World War II History Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    1. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Published: November 16, 2010 Score: 141.14
  2. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
    2. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas Published: August 30, 2011 Score: 18.54
  3. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
    3. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B. Sledge Published: December 18, 2008 Score: 11.74
  4. Night (Oprah's Book Club)
    4. Night (Oprah's Book Club) by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel Published: January 16, 2006 Score: 11.05
  5. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
    5. Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff Published: April 26, 2011 Score: 10.45
  6. The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II
    6. The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II by Iris Chang Published: January 10, 2012 Score: 9.06
  7. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
    7. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose Published: February 15, 1996 Score: 7.22
  8. The Diary of a Young Girl
    8. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Otto Frank and Mirjam Pressler Published: February 6, 1997 Score: 6.7
  9. The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom: Movie Tie-In
    9. The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom: Movie Tie-In by Slavomir Rawicz Published: November 16, 2010 Score: 6.06
  10. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
    10. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli, Tibere Kremer, Richard Seaver and Bruno Bettelheim Published: April 1, 2011 Score: 5.83
  11. Man's Search for Meaning
    11. Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl Published: September 30, 1992 Score: 5.81
  12. Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army From the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945 (Signed First Edition)
    12. Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army From the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945 (Signed First Edition) by Stephen E. Ambrose Score: 4.84
  13. Flags of Our Fathers
    13. Flags of Our Fathers by Ron Powers and James Bradley Published: August 29, 2006 Score: 4.37
  14. The Hiding Place
    14. The Hiding Place by John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill and Corrie ten Boom Published: January 1, 2006 Score: 4.29
  15. Band of Brothers
    15. Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose and Cotter Smith Score: 3.21
  16. Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
    16. Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal by James D. Hornfischer Published: January 25, 2011 Score: 2.5
  17. The Greatest Generation
    17. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw Published: May 11, 2004 Score: 2.37
  18. December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World
    18. December 1941: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World by Craig Shirley Published: December 6, 2011 Score: 2.32
  19. Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
    19. Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson Published: May 31, 2005 Score: 2.28
  20. Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific
    20. Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific by Robert Leckie Published: February 2, 2010 Score: 2.15
  21. Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
    21. Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides Published: May 7, 2002 Score: 2.14
  22. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
    22. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour by James D. Hornfischer Published: March 29, 2005 Score: 2.08
  23. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
    23. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman Published: September 17, 2008 Score: 2.03
  24. My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
    24. My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story by Stephen Nasser and Sherry Rosenthal Published: November 10, 2011 Score: 2.03
  25. The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War
    25. The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War by Andrew Roberts Published: May 17, 2011 Score: 2.02

See also:

  1. Military History Books
  2. Military Strategy History Books
  3. Napoleonic War History Books
  4. Regiment History Books
  5. Canadian Military History Books
  6. Military Life & Institutions History
  7. Military Aviation History Books
  8. Military History Pictorials
  9. Military Uniform History Books
  10. Christianity Books on CD
  11. Seychelles Travel Guides
  12. Barbecuing & Grilling Books
  13. Dessert Baking Books
  14. Image Comics & Graphic Novels
  15. Albeniz - Composers
  16. Quebec City Travel Guides
  17. US State & Local History Books
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  19. Neural Networks Books
  20. Iraq War History Books
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