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War in the American Pacific and East Asia, 1941-1972

edited by Hal M. Friedman with contributions by Rebecca Robbins Raines, Steven C. Call, Stephen Houseknecht, Josh Levy, Katherine Reist, Nicholas E. Sarantakes, Sarandis Papadopoulos, and David Ulbrich

Before 1940, the Japanese empire stood as the greatest single threat to the American presence in the Pacific and East Asia.

The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944–1946

by Robert L. Fuller

During World War II, French citizens expressed that the German occupiers behaved more “correctly” than the American combat troops who replaced them.

War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

by Thomas H. Conner foreword by James Scott Wheeler

"No soldier could ask for a sweeter resting place than on the field of glory where he fell.

The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

by Colin F. Baxter

During the early years of World War II, American ships crossing the Atlantic with oil and supplies were virtually defenseless against German U-boats. Bombs and torpedoes fitted with TNT barely made a dent in the tough steel plating that covered the hulls of Axis submarines and ships.

Hitler’s Wehrmacht, 1935–1945

by Rolf-Dieter Müller translated by Janice W. Ancker

Since the end of World War II, Germans have struggled with the legacy of the Wehrmacht—the unified armed forces mobilized by Adolf Hitler in 1935 to ensure the domination of the Third Reich in perpetuity.