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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Call Number: F ZU
Publication Date: 2007-09-11
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
Hidden Like Anne Frank by Marcel Prins; Peter Henk Steenhuis; Laura Watkinson (Translator)
Call Number: 940.53 PRI
Publication Date: 2014-03-25
Presents a collection of fourteen first-person accounts that share what it was like to go into hiding during World War II
The Jewish Enemy by Jeffrey Herf
Call Number: 940.53 HER
Publication Date: 2006-05-15
Examines how Hitler and his Nazi forces used propaganda to support their atrocities against Jews, describing how Nazi propaganda was used to excuse their actions and gain public suppo
The Lost Childhood by Yehuda Nir
Call Number: 940.53 NIR
Publication Date: 2002-02-01
Describes six years in the life of a daring and resourceful Polish Jewish boy and his family, who survived the Holocaust by using false papers and posing as Catholics.
Origin of the Second World War by A. J. P. Taylor
Call Number: 940.53 TAY
Publication Date: 1996-04-01
Examines the causes of World War II and divides the responsibility among Allies and Germans alike, looking specifically at why Great Britain and France declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939.
State of Deception by Steven Luckert; Susan Bachrach
Call Number: 327.1 STA
Publication Date: 2009-02-02
Discusses the history of Nazi propaganda as depicted in posters, rare photographs, and historical artifacts never previously seen, covering how the Nazi Party used documents and new technologies to sway millions with its images of "state enemies" while promoting hatred and mass violence.
What We Knew by Eric Johnson; Karl-Heinz Reuband
Call Number: 943.086 JOH
Publication Date: 2005-02-01
Analyzes the Nazi regime, Adolf Hitler, and the Holocaust through the personal testimonies of German Jews and non-Jewish Germans who maintain that much of the population were not only aware of the mass murders and the torture by the Gestapo but that intimidation and terror by the SS was rarely needed to enforce loyalty.
World War II by Barbara C. Bigelow (Compiled by); Christine Slovey (Editor)
Call Number: 940.53 WOR
Publication Date: 1999-11-08
Presents fifteen excerpts from primary sources related to World War II, including speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts, novels, poems, and memoirs.