Nonficionado Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

Military
World War II


There are 768 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Military - World War II
Page 5 of 39 next

A World in Flames: A Short History of the Second World War in Europe and Asia, 1939-1945
A World in Flames: A Short History of the Second World War in Europe and Asia, 1939-1945
by Martin Kitchen
Synopsis
An account of the war in which the author has aimed to produce a brief but comprehensive record of the events, specifically bearing in mind the requirements of university and college students. It is presented as an analytical narrative and presupposes no... (read more)

List Price $83.25
Your price: $10.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Killing of Reinhard Heydrich (89 Edition)
Killing of Reinhard Heydrich (89 Edition)
by Callum Macdonald
Publisher Comments
If anyone warranted assassination during World War II, the man to know was Reinhard Heydrich (1904–1942)—chief of the security police, rabid anti-Semite, architect of the Final Solution, ruthless overlord of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, and... (read more)

List Price $16.50
Your price: $9.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Voices from the Front: The 2nd Norfolk Regiment: From Le Paradis to Kohima
Voices from the Front: The 2nd Norfolk Regiment: From Le Paradis to Kohima
by Peter Hart
Publisher Comments
The Second World War is vanishing into the pages of history. The veterans were once all around us, but their numbers are fast diminishing. While still in their prime many recorded their memories with Peter Hart for the Imperial War Museum. As these old... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $12.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


GI: The Us Infantryman in World War II (World War 2)
GI: The Us Infantryman in World War II (World War 2)
by Robert Rush
Publisher Comments
Divided into four sections, GI examines the infantryman's experience of warfare in the Pacific, North Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe. The distinct terrain, climactic and local conditions prevalent in each theatre of war placed different demands on... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $8.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War
The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War
by Andrew Roberts
Publisher Comments
andldquo;This bold argument . . . will undoubtedly change the way we see Franklin Roosevelt.andrdquo; andmdash; Christian Science Monitor andldquo;Masterly.andrdquo; andmdash; Wall Street Journal A dramatic, eye-opening account of how FDR took personal... (read more)

List Price $19.99
Your price: $9.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century
Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century
by Dennis E Showalter
Publisher Comments
A dual biography of the two World War II generals who changed warfare--and history--forever. General George S. Patton and General Erwin Rommel: They served their countries through two World Wars. Their temperaments, both on and off the battlefield, were... (read more)

List Price $22.95
Your price: $7.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Soldiers to Citizens: The GI Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation
Soldiers to Citizens: The GI Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation
by Suzanne Mettler
Publisher Comments
"A hell of a gift, an opportunity." "Magnanimous." "One of the greatest advantages I ever experienced." These are the voices of World War II veterans, lavishing praise on their beloved G.I. Bill. Transcending boundaries of class and race, the Bill... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $14.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


How America Saved the World: The Untold Story of U.S. Preparedness Between the World Wars
How America Saved the World: The Untold Story of U.S. Preparedness Between the World Wars
by Eric Hammel
Publisher Comments
Because the United States military undertook its first World War II offensive operations in the Pacific within only eight months of Pearl Harbor, most historians and readers of the war’s history depict and perceive the quick transition in 1942 from... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $21.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
by Geoffrey C Ward
Publisher Comments
The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating war in history, in which between 50 and 60... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $10.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Winged Victory the Army Air Forces in World War II
Winged Victory the Army Air Forces in World War II
by Geoffrey Perret
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. [469]-536) and index.... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $8.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Arms of Destruction: The World's Best Land Weapons of World War II
Arms of Destruction: The World's Best Land Weapons of World War II
by Robert A Slayton
Publisher Comments
Some of the hard questions on the best and biggest include: What was the best machine gun during WWII? Answer: The German MG-42 Name the best tank destroyer Answer: The U.S. M3 Which was the best submachine gun? Answer: The Australian... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $11.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


World War II: A Visual Encyclopedia
World War II: A Visual Encyclopedia
by John Keegan
Publisher Comments
Details on major weapons, ships, vehicles, aircraft, tanks, along with a recounting on every major campaign and battle, and hundreds of biographies of military and civilian leaders are collected in this visual encyclopedia of World War II. Illustrations.... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $8.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Wrong Stuff
The Wrong Stuff
by Truman Smith
Publisher Comments
Between April and July 1944, Truman Smith Flew thirty-five bombing missions over France and Germany. He was only twenty years old. Although barely adults, Smith and his peers worried about cramming a lifetimeand#8217;s worth of experience into every... (read more)

List Price $19.95
Your price: $11.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Critical Perspectives on World War II (Anthologies of Nonfiction Writing)
Critical Perspectives on World War II (Anthologies of Nonfiction Writing)
by James W Fiscus
Publisher Comments
World War II saw the world fight to keep out from under the Nazi boot heel of Germany. Pieces in this volume come from acclaimed writers such as George Orwell, Emie Pyle, and Nora Waln. Speeches and the diaries of the Warsaw Ghetto archivist Emanuel... (read more)

List Price $43.75
Your price: $5.25
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Greatest War: Americans in Combat, 1941-1945
The Greatest War: Americans in Combat, 1941-1945
by Gerald Astor
Publisher Comments
World War II was by far the greatest war in the long bloody history of humankind. By virtually any standard of measure it dwarfs all wars that preceded it. The Greatest War is an American combat history of this war told largely in the words of the... (read more)

List Price $39.95
Your price: $6.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives
The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives
by Brian Fleming
Publisher Comments
During the German occupation of Rome from 1942–1944, Irishman Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty ran an escape organization for Allied POWs and civilians, including Jews. Safe within the Vatican state, he regularly ventured out in disguise to continue... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $10.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall: Three Generals Who Saved the American Century
15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall: Three Generals Who Saved the American Century
by Stanley Weintraub
Publisher Comments
15 Stars presents the intertwined lives of three five-star generals—George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Douglas MacArthur—as America’s greatest heroes against the background of six unforgettable decades, from two World Wars to the Cold War... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $4.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives
Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives
by Peter Caddick Adams
Publisher Comments
Two men came to personify generalship in the Second World War: Bernard Montgomery for the British and Erwin Rommel for the Germans. In the span of a few short years, they fought a series of extraordinary duels across several theaters of war. Ever since... (read more)

List Price $35.00
Your price: $24.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Battle for the Skies: Story of WWII by the Aviators Who Fought It
Battle for the Skies: Story of WWII by the Aviators Who Fought It
by Michael Paterson
Synopsis
This volume presents the stories of the heroes of the air war - the German, British and Commonwealth pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain; bomber crews above Europe; the Japanese kamikazes; and the Russia aces of the Eastern front.... (read more)

Your price: $6.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II
If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II
by Harold Deutsch
Publisher Comments
What if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939? What if the Allies had been defeated on D-Day? What if Hitler had won the war? From the Munich crisis and the dropping of the first atom bomb to Hitlers declaration of war on the United States and the D... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $10.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


«prev 1 ... 3 4 5 7 ... 39 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 768 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Military
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.