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Hitler’s Wehrmacht, 1935–1945

by Rolf-Dieter Müller translated by Janice W. Ancker

Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht—the unified armed forces mobilized by Adolf Hitler in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in perpetuity.

Battlefield Surgeon: Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II

by Paul A. Kennedy edited by Christopher B. Kennedy foreword by Rick Atkinson and afterword by John T. Greenwood

In November 1942, Paul Andrew Kennedy (1912–1993) boarded the St. Elena in New York Harbor and sailed for Casablanca as part of Operation Torch, the massive Allied invasion of North Africa.

Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front During World War II

by Richard E. Holl

When World War II broke out in Europe in September 1939, Kentucky was still plagued by the Great Depression.

A Nazi Past: Recasting German Identity in Postwar Europe

edited by David A. Messenger and Katrin Paehler

Since the end of World War II, historians and psychologists have investigated the factors that motivated Germans to become Nazis before and during the war.

Mission to Yenan: American Liaison with the Chinese Communists, 1944-1947

by Carolle J. Carter

Conventional wisdom informs us that “only Nixon could go to China.