Germany and the Second World War

TitleGermany and the Second World War
Publication TypeBook
Number of Volumes11
PublisherClarendon Press
CityOxford, UK

A comprehensive eleven-volume history of the Second World War, written from the German perspective. The series has achieved international acclaim as a major contribution to historical study of the Second World War. Under the auspices of the Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt (Research Institute for Military History), a team of renowned historians has combined a full synthesis of existing material with the latest research to produce what will be the definitive history of the German participation in the Second World War. For the German edition see: Das Deutsche Reich und der Zweite Weltkrieg.

Volume I: Wilhelm Deist, Manfred Messerschmidt, Hans-Erich Volkmann, Wolfram Wette. The Build-up of German Aggression. 1990, 799 pages.

Volume II: Klaus A. Maier, Horst Rohde, Bernd Stegemann, Hans Umbreit. Germany's Initial Conquests in Europe. 1991, 444 pages.

Volume III: Gerhard Schreiber, Bernd Stegemann, Detlef Vogel. The Mediterranean, South-east Europe, and North Africa, 1939-1941. 1995, 822 pages.

Volume IV: Horst Boog, Jürgen Förster, Joachim Hoffmann, Ernst Klink, Rolf-Dieter Müller, Gerd R. Ueberschär. The Attack on the Soviet Union​. 1996, 1364 pages.

Volume V/I: Bernhardt R. Kroener, Rolf-Dieter Müller, Hans Umbreit. Organization and Mobilization in the German Sphere of Power: Wartime Administration, Economy and Manpower Resources 1939-1941. 2000, 1209 pages.

Volume V/II: Bernhardt R. Kroener, Rolf-Dieter Müller, Hans Umbreit. Organization and Mobilization in the German Sphere of Power: Wartime Administration, Economy, and Manpower Resources 1942-1944/5. 1990, 1142 pages.

Volume VI: Horst Boog, Werner Rahn, Reinhard Stumpf, Bernd Wegner. The Global War. 2001, 1406 pages.

Volume VII: Horst Boog, Gerhard Krebs, Detlef Vogel. The Strategic Air War in Europe and the War in the West and East Asia, 1943-1944/5. 2006, 892 pages.

Volume VIII: Karl-Heinz Frieser (ed.). The Eastern Front 1943-1944: The War in the East and on the Neighbouring Fronts​. 2017, 1307 pages.

Volume IX/I: Jörg  Echternkamp (ed.). German Wartime Society 1939-1945: Politicization, Disintegration, and the Struggle for Survival​. 2015, 1035 pages.

Volume IX/II: Jörg Echternkamp (ed.). German Wartime Society 1939-1945: Exploitation, Interpretations, Exclusion. 2014, 1119 pages.

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