Must Read World War II Military History - European Theater of Operations (nonfiction)

Classic military history books on warfare in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) to include Eastern and Western Fronts, Italy, and the Balkans
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message 1: by Adrian (new)

Adrian Why is there books on the pacific war in this list when this is a list for books on the European theatre of war?


message 2: by Manray9 (new)

Manray9 "Flyboys" isn't about the ETO.


message 3: by Adrian (new)

Adrian The books about the Navajo code talkers(there is two) have nothing to do with the ETO.


message 4: by Manray9 (new)

Manray9 Adrian wrote: "The books about the Navajo code talkers(there is two) have nothing to do with the ETO."

I noticed the same.


message 5: by Elyse (new)

Elyse Removed "The Rape of Nanking". It did not take place in Europe.


message 6: by Avis (new)

Avis Black Removed Black Hawk Down. Wrong war, people! It took place decades later.


message 7: by Avis (new)

Avis Black Removed for being in the Pacific Theater of war instead of the European:

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
Flags of Our Fathers
We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese
Helmet for My Pillow
At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor
The Rape of Nanking
Hiroshima
Hiroshima Diary
Lost in Shangri-la: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
The Rising Sun: The Decline & Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-45
Retribution: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45
Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan
The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness
The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb


message 8: by Avis (new)

Avis Black Removed The Guns of August. That's World War 1, not World War 2.


message 9: by Avis (new)

Avis Black Removed for being Pacific Theater instead of European:

Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942
The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King—the Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea
Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943
Tin Can Titans: The Heroic Men and Ships of World War II's Most Decorated Navy Destroyer Squadron
The Navajo Code Talkers
Winds of Freedom: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal


message 10: by Avis (new)

Avis Black Deleted CodeName: Orcus Series, which is fiction that has nothing to do with World War 2.

Deleted The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme because none of these three are World War 2 battles.


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