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10 books about World War II

Pick up one of these featured titles on World War II in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on World War II. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Unsinkable: Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett by James Sullivan

Category: World War II

This book was published last year by Scribner and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II by Sarah Rose

Category: Europe

This book was published last year by Crown and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II by Gregory A. Freeman

Category: United States

This book was published 13 years ago by Dutton Caliber and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

World War II: The Definitive Visual History from Blitzkrieg to the Atom Bomb by DK

Category: United States

This book was published 6 years ago by DK and takes approximately 12.4 hours to read.

The Child of Auschwitz: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction by Lily Graham

Category: Jewish

This book was published 2 years ago by Bookouture and takes approximately 8.1 hours to read.

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

Category: France

This book was published last year by Penguin Books and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List (No Series) by Leon Leyson

Category: Exploration & Discovery

This book was published 6 years ago by Atheneum Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel by Georgia Hunter

Category: Cultural Heritage

This book was published 3 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

The Things Our Fathers Saw: The Untold Stories of the World War II Generation from Hometown, USA-Voices of the Pacific Theater by Mr. Matthew A. Rozell

Category: World War II

This book was published 6 years ago by Matthew A. Rozell and takes approximately 10.2 hours to read.

The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau by Alex Kershaw

Category: Europe

This book was published 8 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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