Best war and history books of all time - TelegraphFrom action-packed eyewitness accounts such as Guadalcanal Diary to devastating Holocaust memoirs like The Diary of Anne Frank and Night to the thrilling espionage tale of Operation Mincemeat , World War II is the subject of some of the most fascinating and influential nonfiction books ever written. Each year, seemingly dozens of new titles emerge to offer fresh perspectives and uncover fascinating details about the deadliest conflict in human history. These twenty-one classics cover the war from the Eastern Front to the South Pacific, and investigate its murky origins and complex legacies. Make your next great read one of these essential World War II books. In his powerful new account of the Normandy invasion, renowned author, historian, and Royal Historical Society fellow James Holland delivers a fresh look at one of the defining battles of WWII.
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The 85 best books of The 15 best classics books of all time. The 15 best comedy books of all time. Vast, learned, opinionated, and witty, it is an absolute epic. Buy and All That from the Telegraph Bookshop. Written in highly suspicious circumstances by a highly suspicious author or perhaps his wife, or editor this is the first in a series of novels that became cartoonish, yet for all that it packs immense power, describing the misadventures of a group of German soldiers on the Eastern Front. Buy from Legion of the Damned the Telegraph Bookshop.
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Company E, was one of the first divisions to land on the beach during the Normandy invasion, June 6, US Army Photo. France and Britain declared war on Germany two days later, and the conflagration would soon stretch to every corner of the world. The scope and complexity of the war itself mirror the longstanding and deep-seated tensions — both in Europe and Asia — from which the war arose. The US Army has distributed reading recommendations so that soldiers and civilians can explore "the decisive role played by landpower in conflicts across the centuries," and a number of the books dive into World War II and its origins. Below are some of books selected by Army Chief of Staff Gen.
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