WW2 Memoir/Biography Book Reviews

TitleAuthorReviewerReview DateRev Date
A Better Comrade You Will Never Find Helmut Schiebel Dan K. 30 Oct 20112011-10-30
A Foot Soldier for Patton Michael Bilder with James Bilder C. Peter Chen 1 Oct 20142014-10-01
A Higher Call Adam Makos with Larry Alexander C. Peter Chen 4 Sep 20132013-09-04
A Lamb to Slaughter Jan Montyn & Dirk Ayelt Kooiman Dan K. 20 Oct 20122012-10-20
A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy Thomas Buergenthal C. Peter Chen 24 Dec 20132013-12-24
A Mighty Fortress: Lead Bomber Over Europe Charles Alling David Stubblebine 26 Aug 20152015-08-26
A Train in Winter Caroline Moorehead C. Peter Chen 17 Apr 20132013-04-17
American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964 William Manchester C. Peter Chen 7 Aug 20052005-08-07
American Prometheus Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin C. Peter Chen 20 Jan 20162016-01-20
An Artilleryman in Stalingrad Dr. Wigand Wuster Dan K. 18 Apr 20082008-04-18
Anne Frank Remembered Miep Gies and Alison Leslie Gold C. Peter Chen 12 Jun 20112011-06-12
Autobiography of a World War Two Tailhooker Don Monson David Stubblebine 18 Jun 20142014-06-18
Berlin Diary William Shirer C. Peter Chen 25 Dec 20122012-12-25
Beyond Band of Brothers Dick Winters C. Peter Chen 21 Nov 20112011-11-21
Breaking the Silence: Reminiscences of a Hidden Child Paul A. Schwarzbart David Stubblebine 25 Jun 20142014-06-25
Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends William Guarnere and Edward Heffron with Robyn Post C. Peter Chen 11 Mar 20132013-03-11
Brothers, Rivals, Victors Jonathan Jordan C. Peter Chen 28 Nov 20122012-11-28
Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC Jon T. Hoffman David Stubblebine 24 Feb 20132013-02-24
Churchill Paul Johnson C. Peter Chen 12 Jun 20122012-06-12
Churchill: A Life, Part 1 Martin Gilbert C. Peter Chen 10 Aug 20162016-08-10
Code Talker Chester Nez and Judith Schiess Avila C. Peter Chen 3 Jul 20122012-07-03
Counterfeiter Moritz Nachtstern and Ragnar Arntzen C. Peter Chen 1 Nov 20082008-11-01
Crossing the Line: A Bluejacket’s World War II Odyssey Alvin Kernan David Stubblebine 3 Mar 20122012-03-03
Crusade in Europe Dwight D. Eisenhower C. Peter Chen 30 Oct 20052005-10-30
Doing Battle Paul Fussell Bryan Hiatt 4 Sep 20052005-09-04
Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life Louis Zamperini and David Rensin C. Peter Chen 30 Nov 20162016-11-30
Easy Company Soldier Don Malarkey Bob Welch C. Peter Chen 28 Jan 20152015-01-28
Eisenhower John Wukovits C. Peter Chen 3 Jan 20112011-01-03
Erwin Rommel Pier Paolo Battistelli C. Peter Chen 29 Sep 20102010-09-29
Escape from the Deep Alex Kershaw C. Peter Chen 25 Dec 20102010-12-25
Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign Stanley Weintraub C. Peter Chen 22 May 20132013-05-22
Flat-Bottom Odyssey: From North Africa to D-Day Gene Jaeger C. Peter Chen 12 Jan 20132013-01-12
Fogg in the Cockpit Richard Fogg and Janet Fogg C. Peter Chen 11 May 20122012-05-11
Franklin and Lucy Joseph Persico C. Peter Chen 19 Feb 20132013-02-19
Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship Jon Meacham C. Peter Chen 27 Jun 20112011-06-27
Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War William Manchester C. Peter Chen 11 Apr 20062006-04-11
Hell in the Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Journey From Guadalcanal to Peleliu Jim McEnery with Bill Sloan C. Peter Chen 16 Jun 20122012-06-16
Helmet for My Pillow Robert Leckie C. Peter Chen 24 Apr 20102010-04-24
Helmet for My Pillow Robert Leckie Jimmy Lebel 1 Sep 20102010-09-01
Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Legendary Marine John Basilone James Brady C. Peter Chen 7 Jan 20152015-01-07
Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard Rochus Misch C. Peter Chen 1 Apr 20152015-04-01
In the Service of the Reich Walter Görlitz C. Peter Chen 14 May 20062006-05-14
Joe Rochefort's War Elliot Carlson C. Peter Chen 18 Aug 20122012-08-18
Jungvolk Wilhelm Gehlen & Don Gregory Dan K. 16 Aug 20092009-08-16
Killing Patton Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard C. Peter Chen 10 Feb 20162016-02-10
Letters from Nuremberg Christopher Dodd and Lary Bloom C. Peter Chen 12 Feb 20132013-02-12
Love, Tommy Andrew Roberts C. Peter Chen 8 Jun 20132013-06-08
MacArthur Richard Frank C. Peter Chen 7 Aug 20122012-08-07
Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller, USMC (Ret.) Burke Davis David Stubblebine 23 Feb 20132013-02-23
My Father's Secret War: A Memoir Lucinda Franks C. Peter Chen 18 May 20162016-05-18
Night Elie Wiesel C. Peter Chen 4 Sep 20102010-09-04
No Ordinary Joes Larry Colton C. Peter Chen 25 Jun 20112011-06-25
Odyssey of a Philippine Scout Arthur Kendall Whitehead Thomas Houlihan 22 May 20062006-05-22
Omaha Beach and Beyond John Robert Slaughter C. Peter Chen 16 Apr 20102010-04-16
Once I had a Comrade R. W. Byrd Dan K. 12 Jun 20082008-06-12
Patton Alan Axelrod C. Peter Chen 18 Jan 20112011-01-18
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War Terry Brighton C. Peter Chen 10 Apr 20102010-04-10
Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation Into War Steven Gillon C. Peter Chen 3 Jul 20132013-07-03
Perilous Moon: Occupied France, 1944-The End Game Stuart Nimmo C. Peter Chen 2 Jun 20132013-06-02
PPG-2266: A Surgeon's War Nikolai Amosoff Dan K. 11 May 20082008-05-11
Reminiscences Douglas MacArthur C. Peter Chen 31 Aug 20062006-08-31
Requiem for Battleship Yamato Mitsuru Yoshida C. Peter Chen 26 Feb 20062006-02-26
Shadows in the Jungle Larry Alexander C. Peter Chen 28 Nov 20102010-11-28
She Flew Bombers: From the Factories to the Bases During World War II Jeane Slone David Stubblebine 6 Jan 20172017-01-06
Shot Down Steve Snyder C. Peter Chen 25 Dec 20152015-12-25
Skorzeny's Special Missions Otto Skorzeny C. Peter Chen 4 Jul 20112011-07-04
Soldier in the Downfall Rudolf-Christoph von Gersdorff Dan K. 16 Oct 20122012-10-16
Tears in the Darkness Michael Norman and Elizabeth Norman C. Peter Chen 18 Jul 20112011-07-18
Teddy Bears and Doodlebugs Jacqueline Hollings C. Peter Chen 10 Oct 20102010-10-10
Teddy Suhren, Ace of Aces, Memoirs of a U-Boat Rebel Teddy Suhren & Fritz Brustat-Naval Dan K. 15 Apr 20082008-04-15
The Forgotten Soldier Guy Sajer Bryan Hiatt 25 Sep 20052005-09-25
The German Aces Speak Colin Heaton and Anne-Marie Lewis C. Peter Chen 24 Mar 20122012-03-24
The Golden Horseshoe Terence Robertson Dan K. 4 May 20082008-05-04
The Greatest Generation Tom Brokaw David Stubblebine 15 May 20112011-05-15
The Greatest Generation Speaks Tom Brokaw C. Peter Chen 11 Apr 20152015-04-11
The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom with John and Elizabeth Sherrill C. Peter Chen 5 Jun 20122012-06-05
The Hitler Book Henrik Eberle and Matthias Uhl C. Peter Chen 9 Aug 20102010-08-09
The Last Lion: Alone, 1932-1940 William Manchester C. Peter Chen 4 Aug 20062006-08-04
The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 William Manchester and Paul Reid C. Peter Chen 24 Sep 20132013-09-24
The Laughing Cow: A U-Boat Captain's Story Jost Metzler Dan K. 14 Nov 20122012-11-14
The Lions of Iwo Jima Fred Haynes and James Warren C. Peter Chen 15 May 20132013-05-15
The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister Nonna Bannister, Carolyn Tomlin, Denise George C. Peter Chen 8 Jun 20162016-06-08
The Secret War Against Hitler William Casey C. Peter Chen 6 May 20152015-05-06
The Star of Africa: The Story of Hans Marseille Colin Heaton and Anne-Marie Lewis C. Peter Chen 25 Feb 20132013-02-25
The True German: The Diary of a World War II Military Judge Werner Otto Müller-Hill C. Peter Chen 5 Nov 20132013-11-05
The White Rose of Stalingrad Billy Yenne Dan K. 19 Nov 20132013-11-19
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story Diane Ackerman C. Peter Chen 18 Sep 20102010-09-18
Tin Can Man E. J. Jernigan C. Peter Chen 7 May 20112011-05-07
To D-Day and Back Bob Beardon Bryan Hiatt 24 Dec 20112011-12-24
Traitor to His Class H. W. Brands C. Peter Chen 10 Jul 20122012-07-10
Truman  David McCullough C. Peter Chen 7 Nov 20102010-11-07
Two Americans: Truman, Eisenhower and a Dangerous World William Lee Miller C. Peter Chen 9 Apr 20142014-04-09
U-Boat Adventures Melanie Wiggins Dan K. 10 Nov 20122012-11-10
Unbroken Laura Hillenbrand C. Peter Chen 11 Dec 20122012-12-11
Undefeated: America's Heroic Fight for Bataan and Corregidor Bill Sloan C. Peter Chen 28 Jun 20122012-06-28
Valkyrie Philip von Boeselager C. Peter Chen 15 Jan 20142014-01-15
Walking Away From the Reich Claus Sellier Dan K. 1 Apr 20082008-04-01
We Came to Fight a War Jack Flynn Dan K. 15 Apr 20102010-04-15
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa Eugene B. Sledge Bryan Hiatt 25 Jul 20052005-07-25
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa Eugene B. Sledge Jimmy Lebel 5 Nov 20102010-11-05
Young Stalin Simon Sebag Montefiore C. Peter Chen 23 May 20112011-05-23



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"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us... they can't get away this time."

Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal