Fall Forum:
Military Historians and their books on World War II

[NOTE: Selected Bibliographies included below.]

Carl Boyd

Craig M. Cameron

Learn how ODU's military historians came to write these books the topics, the research, the problems, the solutions. Gain some insight into the literature of World War II.

Join Friends of the Library and Phi Alpha Theta, the History honorary, to commemorate the end of World War II and meet the authors!

November 16, 1995
4 - 6 p.m.
River Room, Webb Center
Refreshments Served


Selected Bibliography
Second World War Readings 
for the ODU Friends of the Library

Carl Boyd

Adams, Michael C. C. The Best War Ever: America and World War II. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Cook, Haruko Taya and Theodore F. Cook. Japan at War: An Oral History. New York: The New Press, 1992.

Evans, David C., ed. and trans. The Japanese Navy in World War II, 2nd ed. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1986.

Gilbert, Martin. The Second World War: A Complete History. New York: Henry Holt, 1989.

Jacobsen, H. A., and J. Rohwer, Ed. Decisive Battles of World War II: The German View. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965.

Prange, Gordon W., with Donald M. Goldstein and Katherine V. Dillon. At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor. New York: Penguin Books, 1981 (and its sequel, Pearl Harbor: The Verdict of History. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986).

Loewenheim, Francis L., Harold D. Langley, and Manfred Jonas, ed. Roosevelt and Churchill: Their Secret Wartime Correspondence. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1975.

Saburo Ienaga. The Pacific War, 1931-1945: A Critical Perspective of Japan's Role in World War II. New York: Pantheon, c. 1978.

Ugaki, Matome. Fading Victory: The Diary of Admiral Matome Ugaki, 1941-1945, trans. Masataka Chihaya. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.

Weinberg, Gerhard L. A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Selected Bibliography
Second World War Readings 
for the ODU Friends of the Library

Craig M. Cameron

  Bartov, Omer. Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Berube, Allan. .n Coming Out under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two. New York: Free Press, 1990.

Dower, John W. War without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon, 1986.

Frank, Richard B. Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle. New York: Random House, 1990.

Iriye, Akira. Power and Culture: The Japanese-American War, 1941-1945. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Roeder, George H., Jr. The Censored War: American Visual Experience during World War Two. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

Ryan, Cornelius. The Longest Day: June 6, 1944. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959.

Sherry, Michael S. The Rise of American Air Power: The Creation of Armageddon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus: A Survivor's Tale. Vol. 1, My Father Bleeds History. Vol. 2, And Where My Troubles Began. New York: Pantheon, 1986.

Terkel, Studs. "The Good War". New York: Pantheon, 1984.