Poets of World War II
Call Number: 811.5 SHA
Publication Date: 2003-01-27
Acclaimed poet and World War II veteran Harvey Shapiro's pathbreaking gathering of work by more than sixty poets of the war years includes Randall Jarrell, Anthony Hecht, George Oppen, Richard Eberhart, William Bronk, and Woody Guthrie.
Publication Date: 1999-05-01
A definitive account of World War II's most harrowing battle. It conveys the experience of soldiers on both sides as they fought in inhuman conditions, and of civilians trapped on an urban battlefield, based on interviewed survivors and discovered completely new material in a wide range of German and Soviet archives, including reports of prisoner interrogations, desertions, and executions.
Publication Date: 2006-12-26
From the author of the international bestseller Zlata’s Diarycomes a haunting testament to how war’s brutality affects the lives of young people
Zlata Filipovic’s diary of her harrowing war experiences in the Balkans, published in 1993, made her a globally recognized spokesperson for children affected by military conflict. In Stolen Voices, she and co-editor Melanie Challenger have gathered fifteen diaries of young people coping with war, from World War I to the struggle in Iraq that continues today. Profoundly affecting testimonies of shattered youth and the gritty particulars of war in the tradition of Anne Frank, this extraordinary collection— the first of its kind—is sure to leave a lasting impression on young and old readers alike.
The Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
In the aftermath of the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor on December 1941, more than 100,000 loyal Americans paid with their freedom for the actions of an enemy with whom they shared nothing but their ethnicity. The book describes the tragic tale of injustice and racial hatred against a minority caught in the crosshairs of a world war.
Publication Date: 2009-02-10
In a provocative anthology, two editors with opposing viewpoints present an unflinching collection of works reflecting on the nature of war. It includes essays, memoirs, letters, and fiction from such contributors as Mark Twain, Bob Dylan, Chris Hedges, and Ernie Pyle.
Publication Date: 2001-05-15
The Legacy Project includes more than 50,000 war letters discovered in basements, attics, scrapbooks, and old trunks all around the country. The best of these letters are assembled in this extraordinary collection, offering unprecedented insight into Americans at war.
We're in This War Too
Publication Date: 1994-07-07
This book draws upon an archive of 30,000 wartime letters--the product of a decade-long, nationwide search--to provide an immediate sense of the lives of women in every branch of the armed forces during WW2. The first comprehensive account of uniformed women in the war ever published.
When Is Daddy Coming Home?
Publication Date: 2004-10-27
World War II was coming to a close in Europe and Richard Haney was only four years old when the telegram arrived at his family's home in Janesville, Wisconsin. That moment, when Haney learned of his father's death in the final months of fighting, changed his and his mother's lives forever. Haney, now a professional historian, explores the impact of war on an American family.
World War II 365 Days
Publication Date: 2009-03-01
Drawn from the vast collections of the Library of Congress,World War II 365 Daysis a unique compilation of riveting text and more than 500 images, including photographs, lithographs, political cartoons, maps, on-the-scene combat art, and other visual materials from all the major combatants. Together, they reveals the drama and complexity of the greatest war in human history.