THE WORLD WAR TWO GROUP

A chance to discuss books covering the Second World War, the battles, campaigns, leaders and weapons.

Tantum librorum, tam brevi tempore
(So many books, so little time)

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One small note: we know there were Nazis in the war, but this group is in no way a place to celebrate their existence or praise anything but their military tactics & weapons!

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His task is a lordly one because the warrior still agrees to die for the mistakes of others.”
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* Introduction to the WW2 Site - Please Say Hi
By Peter · 4550 posts · 1368 views
last updated May 29, 2021 09:18AM
Author's Page
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last updated Jun 21, 2021 10:13AM
WW2 News & Events (including site events)
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last updated Jun 21, 2021 07:52AM
Where Do You Buy your Books?
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 201 posts · 231 views
last updated Jun 10, 2021 06:18PM
Break Out Area
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last updated Jun 04, 2021 09:21PM
Resource Sites for Members
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last updated Dec 06, 2020 12:05PM
Site Suggestions
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last updated Sep 28, 2018 10:49PM
Swap and Sell Your Books
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 17 posts · 103 views
last updated May 20, 2018 02:38PM
Showing 11 of 10 topics — 20,664 comments total
+ BOOK DISCUSSIONS
Look What I Bought Today
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 5488 posts · 769 views
last updated 2 hours, 1 min ago
So, What Are You Reading?
By George · 8497 posts · 1574 views
last updated Jun 21, 2021 02:30PM
I'm Looking for a Book on........
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 1409 posts · 820 views
last updated Jun 08, 2021 12:12PM
Novels of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 929 posts · 736 views
last updated May 29, 2021 01:29PM
New Release Books on WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 2648 posts · 1019 views
last updated May 19, 2021 07:13PM
What Book to Read
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 21 posts · 94 views
last updated May 06, 2021 12:23PM
Advice on WW2 Books
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 315 posts · 442 views
last updated Apr 10, 2021 05:35AM
Must Read Books of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 362 posts · 607 views
last updated Feb 16, 2021 06:46AM
Book that started it all......
By Ryan · 312 posts · 435 views
last updated Nov 04, 2020 06:43AM
Photo/Picture Books Covering WW2 Subjects
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 26 posts · 138 views
last updated Apr 03, 2020 02:29PM
Favorite Passages from any WW2 Book
By Rory · 70 posts · 153 views
last updated Sep 08, 2018 02:25PM
Showing 13 of 13 topics — 4,128 comments total
+ LAND, AIR & SEA
Discussion Area For Books Covering Aviation Campaigns & Battles
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 590 posts · 321 views
last updated 1 hour, 43 min ago
POWs, Escape and Evasion
By Geevee , Assisting Moderator British & Commonwealth Forces · 266 posts · 273 views
last updated 17 hours, 51 min ago
Intelligence Operations & Units During WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 419 posts · 354 views
last updated Jun 20, 2021 01:20PM
Weapons of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 514 posts · 272 views
last updated May 31, 2021 02:26PM
Books & Discussion on the Holocaust
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 927 posts · 419 views
last updated May 18, 2021 01:03PM
Partisan Operations & Units of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 70 posts · 136 views
last updated Apr 09, 2021 06:08PM
Women in World War Two
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 85 posts · 89 views
last updated Feb 26, 2021 07:40PM
Discussion Area For Books Covering Naval Campaigns & Battles
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 370 posts · 239 views
last updated Jan 15, 2021 12:09PM
Discussion Area For Books Covering Land Campaigns & Battles
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 161 posts · 180 views
last updated Dec 12, 2020 12:29PM
The Home Front (covering all nations)
By Geevee , Assisting Moderator British & Commonwealth Forces · 200 posts · 194 views
last updated Dec 08, 2020 11:48PM
Discussion Area for Books Covering Elite and Special Forces of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 173 posts · 252 views
last updated Nov 10, 2020 02:01AM
Submarine Warfare during WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 171 posts · 204 views
last updated May 27, 2018 05:58AM
Night Fighter Operations during WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 80 posts · 83 views
last updated Sep 16, 2016 12:41AM
Showing 10 of 10 topics — 2,772 comments total
+ CAMPAIGNS & BATTLES
Books on D-Day & Overlord
By Josh · 255 posts · 504 views
last updated Jun 09, 2021 06:18PM
Books on the Mediterranean Theatre of WW2
By Ashley · 102 posts · 260 views
last updated Jun 02, 2021 02:37PM
Books on the S.E Asia and Pacific Theatre of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 818 posts · 440 views
last updated May 13, 2021 03:46PM
Battle of the Atlantic
By Brent · 29 posts · 217 views
last updated May 03, 2021 03:15PM
Books on the European Theatre of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 314 posts · 303 views
last updated Apr 14, 2021 09:00AM
Market Garden & Overloon
By Singleton · 138 posts · 191 views
last updated Apr 09, 2021 06:25PM
Books on the Eastern Front of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 716 posts · 1272 views
last updated Mar 28, 2021 01:27PM
Books on The Battle of the Bulge / Wacht am Rhein
By Nick · 188 posts · 214 views
last updated Feb 18, 2021 04:32PM
North African Campaign
By Silvana · 71 posts · 322 views
last updated Jan 13, 2021 05:08PM
Books on the Battle of Britain
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 106 posts · 144 views
last updated Feb 19, 2018 03:37PM
The Great War
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 4105 posts · 464 views
last updated 1 hour, 21 min ago
E-Books and Others - Specials & Sales for Members Notice
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 1436 posts · 412 views
last updated 1 hour, 23 min ago
Post 1945 Conflicts
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 459 posts · 164 views
last updated Jun 02, 2021 04:08PM
WW2 Movies & Documentaries
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 1908 posts · 481 views
last updated Jun 01, 2021 11:59AM
World War Two Poetry
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 154 posts · 547 views
last updated May 21, 2021 03:08PM
General Discussion on any WW2 Topic
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 748 posts · 331 views
last updated Apr 12, 2021 07:49AM
Pre-WW2 Conflicts
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 227 posts · 165 views
last updated Apr 11, 2021 01:47PM
Regimental Museums, War Memorials & Other Places to Visit
By Charles · 363 posts · 192 views
last updated Mar 30, 2021 02:07PM
Fascist Italy 1940 – 1945
By Margaret · 9 posts · 30 views
last updated Mar 01, 2021 08:13AM
WW2 War Games - Board & Computer Simulations
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 209 posts · 297 views
last updated Jan 31, 2021 12:04PM
WW2 Collectables
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 26 posts · 94 views
last updated May 22, 2020 03:52PM
World War II Aircraft in Museums.
By Aaron · 193 posts · 145 views
last updated Dec 07, 2018 03:09PM
Music of WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 38 posts · 110 views
last updated Dec 14, 2017 08:31PM
Members Photos of WW2 Subjects
By happy · 53 posts · 125 views
last updated Jun 19, 2017 07:13PM
Logistics, Food and the War
By Matthew · 117 posts · 66 views
last updated May 25, 2017 10:15AM
Graphic Novels
By Lisa · 16 posts · 155 views
last updated May 25, 2014 01:45PM
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+ GROUP & BUDDY READS
* Group and Buddy Reads
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 1068 posts · 425 views
last updated May 28, 2021 08:07PM
2021 - June - 1941 - Operation Barbarossa and/or Finland's Continuation War
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 99 posts · 65 views
last updated Jun 22, 2021 02:16PM
2021 - April - 1941 - Invasions of Albania, Yugoslavia, Greece and/or Crete
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 104 posts · 72 views
last updated May 15, 2021 02:12AM
2020 - Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary Theme Read
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 170 posts · 87 views
last updated May 06, 2021 06:46AM
2020 - June - 1945: The Drive Into Germany
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 115 posts · 82 views
last updated Apr 11, 2021 02:08PM
2020 - December - 1945: Operation Downfall and/or The Atomic Bombs
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 56 posts · 71 views
last updated Apr 10, 2021 09:34AM
2020 - April - A First-hand account from WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 209 posts · 141 views
last updated Apr 09, 2021 06:20PM
2021 - February - The War in North Africa, 1941
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 141 posts · 74 views
last updated Mar 09, 2021 09:08PM
2020 - October - 1945: Other Theatres of War (air, land & sea)
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 80 posts · 59 views
last updated Nov 14, 2020 09:02PM
2020 - August - 1945: The Air War against Germany and Japan
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 86 posts · 64 views
last updated Sep 05, 2020 01:38AM
Showing 12 of 12 topics — 329 comments total
+ WW2 AUTHOR'S Q&A
* Q&A with Peter Caddick-Adams author of Sand & Steel
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 12 posts · 61 views
last updated Jul 19, 2019 05:25PM
* 17th May - "The First Wave" by Alex Kershaw
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 40 posts · 87 views
last updated May 29, 2019 11:44AM
Q&A with Tom Young, author of "Silver Wings, Iron Cross"
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 25 posts · 34 views
last updated May 30, 2020 03:53PM
Q&A with D.J. Lindsay author of "Wren Jane goes to War"
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 13 posts · 46 views
last updated May 19, 2020 03:57AM
Q&A with Paul Letters, author of "A Chance to Kill" and "The Slightest Chance"
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 20 posts · 29 views
last updated Dec 18, 2019 10:59AM
Q&A with Sherwin Gluck author of "Private Good Luck"
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 14 posts · 34 views
last updated Nov 24, 2019 02:59PM
Q&A with Dr. John David Ulferts author of Always Remember - World War II Through Veterans' Eyes
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 22 posts · 38 views
last updated Nov 15, 2019 02:20PM
Q&A with Stephen Robinson author of "Panzer Commander"
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 24 posts · 40 views
last updated Aug 21, 2019 08:06PM
Q&A with R.C. George, author of "Lightning Sky"
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 23 posts · 27 views
last updated Aug 04, 2019 11:00AM
20th November 2012 - "Dog Company" by Patrick K. O'Donnell
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 46 posts · 80 views
last updated Nov 26, 2012 02:14PM
1st November - "The Liberator" by Alex Kershaw
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 31 posts · 95 views
last updated Nov 20, 2012 05:53PM
Showing 20 of 67 topics — 9,604 comments total
+ ARCHIVED READS
2020 - November - Special Winston Groom Theme Read
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 30 posts · 62 views
last updated May 11, 2021 02:13PM
2020 - September - Special Eric Hammel Theme Read
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 89 posts · 68 views
last updated Apr 11, 2021 01:56PM
2019 - December - Biography of a WW2 figure
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 102 posts · 84 views
last updated Jan 27, 2020 09:10AM
2019 - September - Operation Market Garden
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 86 posts · 79 views
last updated Dec 19, 2019 03:51PM
2019 - October - Naval Battle/campaign (on or under the sea)
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 106 posts · 69 views
last updated Dec 15, 2019 05:51AM
2019 - August - China, Burma, India Theatre
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 87 posts · 50 views
last updated Aug 31, 2019 06:23PM
2019 - June - D-Day & Battles of 1944
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 215 posts · 90 views
last updated Jul 18, 2019 10:33PM
2019 - Year Long Theme - Any book that covers the Russian Civil War and/or the Allied Intervention.
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 53 posts · 102 views
last updated Jul 03, 2019 02:11PM
2019 - February - History of Armed Forces in WW2
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 100 posts · 62 views
last updated Jun 15, 2019 04:29AM
2018 - December - Any Campaign/Battle (land, air or sea) during 1945
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 91 posts · 80 views
last updated Dec 30, 2018 10:57AM
2018 - The Great War - Theme Read on any book or books covering 1918.
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 282 posts · 92 views
last updated Dec 27, 2018 09:15PM
2018 - October - Any Campaign/Battle (land, air or sea) during 1943-1944 (inclusive)
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 98 posts · 86 views
last updated Nov 02, 2018 10:55PM
2018 - August - WW2 Biography
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 159 posts · 114 views
last updated Oct 25, 2018 06:53AM
2018 - June - Any Campaign/Battle (land, air or sea) during 1941-1942 (inclusive)
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 104 posts · 74 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 08:09AM
2018 - April - Any Campaign/Battle (land, air or sea) during 1939-1940 (inclusive)
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 87 posts · 71 views
last updated Apr 21, 2018 02:15PM
2018 - February - Battle Theme (Fall of France 1940, or Stalingrad, or Battle of the Bulge).
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 128 posts · 106 views
last updated Feb 26, 2018 06:46PM
2017 - December - Theme Read - Aviation Campaign/Battle
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 209 posts · 77 views
last updated Jan 01, 2018 12:23PM
2015 - October - Theme Read - Aspects of the Third Reich
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 93 posts · 59 views
last updated Dec 19, 2017 11:50PM
2017 - October - Theme Read - Western Europe 1944-45
By 'Aussie Rick' , Moderator · 48 posts · 47 views
last updated Nov 16, 2017 05:15PM
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