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    Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris

Meticulously researched, this bestselling novel gives a historically accurate account of the early days of the Cold War and the fight for German redemption.

Year: 1963
Genre: Cold WarWWII: Post-War

    Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945 by Stephen E. Ambrose

Whose forces would be the first to reach Berlin? General Dwight David Eisenhower, supreme commander of the British and American armies, chose to halt at the Elbe River and leave Berlin to the Red Army. Could he have beaten the Russians to Berlin? If so, why didn't he? If he had, would the Berlin question have arisen? Would the Cold War have assumed a direction more favorable to the West?

Year: 1967
Genre: Fall of BerlinWWII: Post-War

    Whistle by James Jones

At the end of a long journey across the Pacific, a ship catches sight of California. On board are hundreds of injured soldiers, survivors of the American infantry's battle to wrest the South Seas from the Japanese Empire. As the men on deck cheer their imminent return to their families, wives, and favorite girls, four stay below, unable to join in the celebration. These men are broken by war and haunted by what they learned there of the savagery of mankind.

Year: 1978
Genre: WWII: Post-War




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1955The Dark Arena by Mario Puzo WWII: Post-War, Germany
1958Crazy in Berlin by Thomas Berger Coming of Age, WWII: Post-War, Carlo Reinhart, Berlin
1963Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris Cold War, WWII: Post-War, Berlin
1967Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945 by Stephen E. Ambrose WWII: Post-War, Non-Fiction
The Decision to Halt at the Elbe
1969Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Satire, Science Fiction, WWII: Post-War, Anti-War
1972The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth Action, WWII: Post-War
1978Whistle by James Jones WWII: Post-War
2002China Marine by Eugene B. Sledge WWII: Post-War, China, Non-Fiction
An Infantryman's Life After World War II





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