Historical > World War Two

    Bridge Over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle

1942: Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north. In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. The bridge they build will become a symbol of service and survival to one prisoner, Colonel Nicholson, a proud perfectionist.

Year: 1952
Genre: World War Two

    Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Billy Pilgrim is the son of an American barber. He serves as a chaplain's assistant in World War II, is captured by the Germans, and he survives the largest massacre in European history the fire bombing of Dresden. After the war Billy makes a great deal of money as an optometrist, and on his wedding night he is kidnapped by a flying saucer from the planet Tralfamadore. So begins a modern classic by a master storyteller.

Year: 1969
Genre: LiteratureScience FictionWorld War Two

    The Rising Tide by Jeff Shaara

The first book in a trilogy about the military conflict that defined the twentieth century, The Rising Tide is an unprecedented and intimate portrait of those who waged this astonishing global war.

Year: 2006
Genre: World War Two

 

TitleAuthorTags

Bridge Over the River Kwai Pierre Boulle
Catch-22 Joseph Heller
Eye of the Needle Ken Follett
Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut Nazi
No Less Than Victory Jeff Shaara
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
The Eagle Has Landed Jack Higgins WWII
The Final Storm Jeff Shaara
The Key to Rebecca Ken Follett
The Odessa File Frederick Forsyth
The Rhinemann Exchange Robert Ludlum
The Rising Tide Jeff Shaara
The Scarlatti Inheritance Robert Ludlum NAZI
The Steel Wave Jeff Shaara
To Wake the Giant Jeff Shaara