U.X.L World War II Reference Library - All 5 Volumes (Repost)

U.X.L World War II Reference Library - All 5 Volumes (Repost)

U.X.L World War II Reference Library - All 5 Volumes (Repost)
George Feldman | U.X.L Gale Group | PDF | 33.56 MB | 1081 Pages | 2000 | ISBN: 0787639019

Brief Description: In depth information and coverage of significant events, topics, and people related to the World War II


Volume 1: Almanac1
Volume 2: Almanac2
Volume 3: Bibliography
Volume 4: Primary Sources
Volume 5: Index

Almanac 1 and 2 Contents:
1. Background to War
2. The Beginning of the War in Europe
3. The War Expands
4. Japan Attacks and America Goes to War
5. The Home Front
6. Europe Under Occupation
7. The Holocaust
8. The Impact of Total War
9. The Allies and the Axis
10. Turning Points: The Allies Begin to Win the War
11. The Great Invasion: Operation Overlord
12. The Defeat of Germany
13. The War Against Japan
14. The Defeat of Japan
15. Spies and Scientists
16. Art, Entertainment, and Propaganda
17. The World After the War


1. Frank Capra
2. Neville Chamberlain
3. Chiang Kai-Shek
4. Winston Churchill
5. Jacqueline Cochran
6. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr
7. Benjamin O. Davis, Sr
8. Charles de Gaulle
9. Dwight D. Eisenhower
10. Hermann Göring
11. Hirohito
12. Adolf Hitler
13. Oveta Culp Hobby
14. Franz Jaggerstatter
15. Fred T. Korematsu
16. Douglas MacArthur
17. George C. Marshall
18. Bernard Montgomery
19. Benito Mussolini
20. The Navajo Code Talkers
21. J. Robert Oppenheimer
22. George S. Patton
23. Ernie Pyle
24. Jeannette Rankin
25. Erwin Rommel
26. Franklin D. Roosevelt
27. Joseph Stalin
28. Edith Stein
29. Dorothy Thompson
30. Hideki Tojo
31. Harry S. Truman

Primary Sources:


Winston Churchill
“Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”
“Be Ye Men of Valour”
“Their Finest Hour”

Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Atlantic Charter

Adolf Hitler
“Hitler’s Order of the Day to the German Troops on the Eastern Front”

Herbert A. Werner
Iron Coffins: A Personal Account of the German U-Boat Battles of World War II

Franklin D. Roosevelt
“A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”

2.Home Front

Catherine “Renee” Young Pike
Since You Went Away: World War II Letters from American Women on the Home Front

Jerry Stanley
I Am an American: A True Story of Japanese Internment

3.The Human Cost

Ruth Minsky Sender
The Cage

Harry S. Truman
Comments on the Manhattan Project from Memoirs by Harry S. Truman
Volume 1: Year of Decisions

Rodney Barker
The Hiroshima Maidens: A Story of Courage, Compassion, and Survival

Ernie Pyle
“Notes from a Battered Country”
“The Death of Captain Waskow”
“I Thought It Was the End”
“Waiting for Tomorrow”
“On Victory in Europe”

World War II Nurses
No Time for Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II

4. Breakthrough

Veterans of D-Day
Voices of D-Day: The Story of the Allied Invasion Told By Those Who Were There

Stephen E. Ambrose
Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany

E. B. Sledge
With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa

Harry S. Truman
Truman’s Statement on the German Surrender
Truman’s Statement on the Japanese Surrender