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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Provides informative and analytical entries on the most important people, organizations and events that have shaped our history from 1900 to the present day.
The Oxford Companion to World War II
Every aspect of the war is covered including: detailed surveys of major countries; politics and grand strategy; domestic and economic issues; and wartime leaders and influential people.
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Use the "search within publication" feature to find topics related to Nazi Germany.
World War II Reference Library
Provides background and information on major topics about the World War II period, biographies of significant men and women involved in the war, and primary sources such as full or excerpted speeches, diary entries, newspaper accounts and other original documents.