Books I love about World War II

A Listmania! list by Rachel P
 
The Book Thief
1.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Told from the point of view of Death, this book is about a young girl in Germany who is placed with foster parents and discovers a love for books."
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Small Island: A Novel
2.  Small Island: A Novel by Andrea Levy
The list author says:
  "This books is about a Jamaican man who joins the RAF and later immigrates to England."
$12.50   Used & New from: $3.19
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
3.  Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Nonfiction following Easy Company from their drop in Normandy, through the Battle of the Bulge and ending up at Hitler's Eagle's Nest."
$11.07   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (840 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Those Who Save Us
4.  Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
The list author says:
  "A German woman is trying to discover her roots and find out who fathered her during the war."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (912 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Hardcover)
5.  The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Hardcover) by John Boyne
The list author says:
  "The story of a young German boy who befriends a Jewish boy imprisoned in a nearby concentration camp."
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Three Came Home
6.  Three Came Home by Agnes Newton Keith
The list author says:
  "The true story of a family who spend three years in a Japanese prison camp."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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The True Story of Hansel and Gretel: A Novel of War and Survival
7.  The True Story of Hansel and Gretel: A Novel of War and Survival by Louise Murphy
The list author says:
  ""Hansel" and "Gretel" are two Jewish children given German names by their stepmother before they are left to hide in the woods from the Nazis. They wander through the woods until they come to the cottage of Magda, a Polish woman who is called a witch by the nearby villagers."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (136 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Diary of a Young Girl
8.  The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
The list author says:
  "A classic written by a Jewish girl who went into hiding during the war."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,542 customer reviews)

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Suite Française
9.  Suite Française by Sandra Smith
The list author says:
  "Written by a Jewish woman during the war.  She was only able to finish the first two sections of the book before being sent to Auschwitz.  She died without finishing the last three sections.  Her daughters took the beginning of the book into hiding with them, which is why we are able to read it today."
$12.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (557 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Hiding Place
10.  The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
The list author says:
  "The true story of a woman and her family during the war.  Corrie was a Christian woman in Holland who, with her family, felt the need to protect the Jews.  Their home became a safe haven for Jews until they were discovered and sent to concentration camps."
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Charlotte Gray
11.  Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "In this book, the heroine moves to London to join the war effort and ends up crossing the Channel to help the French Resistance."
$12.17   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

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Need to Vent 4 Oct 2, 2014
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Want to cancel book in basket 1 May 19, 2014
"one of the most enduring stories of our time". Really? 4 Jan 28, 2014
A simple question... 3 Jul 23, 2013
Some Questions about "Those Who Save Us" 5 Feb 3, 2013
Anna and Trudy 8 Aug 23, 2012
I read the 1, 2, 3 star reviews 0 May 19, 2012
was Anna fair to Trudy? 18 Aug 28, 2011
Would make a great movie! 1 Apr 14, 2011
Capt Sobel! 2 Jul 10, 2010
What would have happened next? 2 Oct 1, 2007
 
   

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