World War II > WWII: European Theater

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    The Young Lions by Irwin Shaw

The Young Lions is a vivid and classic novel that portrays the experiences of ordinary soldiers fighting World War II. Told from the points of view of a perceptive young Nazi, a jaded American film producer, and a shy Jewish boy just married to the love of his life, Shaw conveys, as no other novelist has since, the scope, confusion, and complexity of war.

Year: 1948
Genre: WWII: European Theater

    The Beardless Warriors by Richard Matheson

The Beardless Warriors are a squad of teenage U.S. infantrymen fighting their way across Germany during the final weeks of the war. Under fire and in over their heads, the fresh-faced young men must grow up fast if they ever hope to see home again.

Year: 1960
Genre: WWII: European Theater

    Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Set in Italy during World War II, this is the story of the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him. But his real problem is not the enemy--it is his own army, which keeps increasing the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service.

Year: 1961
Genre: Anti-WarWorld War IIWWII: European Theater

    Mila 18 by Leon Uris

Leon Uris's blazing novel is set in the midst of the ghetto uprising that defied Nazi tyranny, as the Jews of Warsaw boldly met Wehrmacht tanks with homemade weapons and bare fists. Here, painted on a canvas as broad as its subject matter, is the compelling of one of the most heroic struggles of modern times.

Year: 1961
Genre: WWII: European Theater

    Silence over Dunkerque by John R. Tunis

A historical novel about one man’s experience of the evacuation of Dunkirk.

Year: 1962
Genre: Historical ThrillerWWII: European Theater

 

 

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1948The Young Lions by Irwin Shaw WWII: European Theater
1960The Beardless Warriors by Richard Matheson WWII: European Theater
1961Catch-22 by Joseph Heller World War II, WWII: European Theater, Anti-War
1961Mila 18 by Leon Uris WWII: European Theater, Warsaw
1962Silence over Dunkerque by John R. Tunis Historical Thriller, WWII: European Theater
1971The Scarlatti Inheritance by Robert Ludlum WWII: European Theater
1978Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett Secret History, Espionage, World War II, WWII: European Theater
1982Magyar Massacre by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: European Theater, Resistance
1982Night and Fog by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: European Theater, Resistance
1983Road of Iron by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: European Theater, Resistance
1983Shadows of Death by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: European Theater, Resistance
1983Target: Sahara by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: European Theater, Resistance
1984Balkan Breakout by Gregory St. Germain Action, WWII: European Theater, Resistance
2003The Tristan Betrayal by Robert Ludlum Espionage, WWII: European Theater
2005Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow Legal Thriller, WWII: European Theater
2008Killing Rommel by Steven Pressfield WWII: European Theater, Africa
2008The Steel Wave by Jeff Shaara World War II, WWII: European Theater
2009No Less Than Victory by Jeff Shaara World War II, WWII: European Theater

 

 

 


 

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