World War II > WWII: Post-War

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    The Dark Arena by Mario Puzo

After coming home at the end of World War II, Walter Mosca finds himself too restless for his civilian role in America. So he returns to Germany to find the woman he had once loved-and to start some kind of life in a vanquished country. Now he enters a different kind of war, one in which he must make a fateful decision-between love and ambition, passion and greed, life and death. . . .

Year: 1955
Genre: WWII: Post-War

    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

    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: Anti-WarSatireScience FictionWWII: Post-War

    The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga.."of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and, ultimately, of brilliant, ruthless plot to reestablish the worldwide power of SS mass murderers and to carry out Hitler's chilling "Final Solution."

Year: 1972
Genre: ActionWWII: 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

 

 

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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1955The Dark Arena by Mario Puzo WWII: Post-War, Germany
1963Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin by Leon Uris Cold War, WWII: Post-War, Berlin
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

 

 

 


 

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