World War II

The global conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. This category includes non-fiction books as well as historical novels that are set during World War II.

New Releases Tagged "World War II"

The Forgotten Room
Front Lines (Soldier Girl, #1)
Anna and the Swallow Man
The Noise of Time
Paper Wishes
Unspeakable Things
American Ace
Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War
In a Land of Paper Gods
The Devil's Diary: Hitler's High Priest and the Hunt for the Lost Papers of the Third Reich
Lizzie and the Lost Baby
The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi Occupied France
War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, 1942-1945
Gift of Darkness: Growing Up in Occupied Amsterdam
All the Light We Cannot See
The Nightingale
The Lake House
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2)
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
At the Water's Edge
Life After Life
The Storyteller
A God in Ruins
The Einstein Prophecy
The Secret Keeper
The Girl from Krakow
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandBand of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseAn Army at Dawn by Rick AtkinsonThe Longest Day by Cornelius RyanIn the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Best World War II history
161 books — 207 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueCatch-22 by Joseph HellerSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutThe Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienThe Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Best War Novels
661 books — 667 voters

The Bronze Horseman by Paullina SimonsThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferTatiana and Alexander by Paullina SimonsThe Luck of the Weissensteiners by Christoph Fischer
Fiction Set During WWII
95 books — 109 voters
Flashman by George MacDonald FraserThe Killer Angels by Michael ShaaraThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonTai-Pan by James ClavellRagtime by E.L. Doctorow
Historical Fiction that GUYS like, too!
210 books — 96 voters

Popular World War II Books

The Book Thief
The Diary of a Young Girl
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
All the Light We Cannot See
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
Sarah's Key
Number the Stars

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W.H. Auden
SEPTEMBER 1, 1939 I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-second Street Uncertain and afraid As the clever hopes expire Of a low dishonest decade: Waves of anger and fear Circulate over the bright And darkened lands of the earth, Obsessing our private lives; The unmentionable odour of death Offends the September night. Accurate scholarship can Unearth the whole offence From Luther until now That has driven a culture mad, Find what occurred at Linz, What huge imago made A psychopathic god: I and the p ...more
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Jarod Kintz
I once asked an old Japanese man why Japan decided to team up with Germany during WWII, and do you know what he told me? Well, you would if you speak Japanese, which I don’t.
Jarod Kintz, This is the story my great-grandfather told my father, who then told my grandfather, who then told me about how The Mythical Mr. Boo, Charles Manseur Fizzlebush Grissham III, better known as Mr. Fizzlebush, and Orafoura are all in fact me...

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The Ticket
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The Man Who Made Vermeers
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