I'm looking for books about the daily lives of ordinary, non-Jewish Germans in the run-up to WWII. Ideally about someone who wasn't that interested or involved in politics and didn't have any strong feelings about Jews, Roma or other Nazi targets. Specific questions inside. [more inside]
Does anyone know of a documentary film that compares the Allied occupations (and "rehabilitation") of Germany and Japan after World War II? Bonus if it's about 50 minutes in length. [more inside]
Who could this be? A relatively famous scientist or mathematician who was a German refugee in the Second World War, whose name sounds something like Buchholt? [more inside]
What book is this? Kid's fiction set in WWII Britain, featuring a crashed german plane and a salvaged machine gun. [more inside]
Have you read an informative, engaging book on German history? If so, what is it? [more inside]
I'm preparing for a massive personal archiving/interviewing trip with my grandparents and need advice regarding many aspects of the project. [more inside]
Please recommend me some great books about the home front during WWI or WWII. [more inside]
Why were the Germans allied with the Japanese in WWII? Why were the Americans at war with the Japanese?