Oosterdam (San Diego ->Hawai'i->French Polynesia->San Diego) / March 21, 2020->April 18, 2020


Dr. Charlie Urbanowicz /Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

California State University,Chico / Chico, California 95929-0400

Home Page} curbanowicz.yourweb.csuchico.edu

email: csurbanowicz@gmail.com or curbanowicz@csuchico.edu


This is the expanded version on the list distributed on the the Oosterdam in March 2020 and is printed from http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/Oosterdam2020List.html


Michael C. C. Adams, 1994, The Best War Ever: America and World War II (The Johns Hopkins UniversityPress).


Graham Allison, 2017, Destined For War:  Can America And China Escape Thucydides's Trap?  (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)


Stephen Ambrose, 1994, D-Day June 6, 1944:  The Climactic Battle of World War II (NY:  Simon & Schuster)


Mark Anderson, 2012, The Day The World Discovered The Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track theTransit of Venus (Boston: Da Capo Press).


Kathryn J. Atwood, 2011, Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue(Chicago, Illinois:  Chicago ReviewPress).


James Aulich, 2007, War Posters:  Weapons Of MassCommunication Thames & Hudson).


Alan Axelrod, 2008, The Real History Of World War II:  ANew Look At the Past (New York:  Sterling Publishing).


Dirk Jan Barreveld, 2015, Cushing's Coup:  TheTrue Story of How Lt. Col. James Cushing and His Filipino Guerillas CapturedJapan's Plan Z and Changed the Course of the Pacific War (Philadelphia& Oxford:  Casement).


Jeanine Basinger, 1986, The World War II Combat Film: Anatomy of a Genre (Columbia University Press).


John Baxter, 2014, Disney During World War II:  How The Walt Disney Studio Contributed To Victory In The War (New York:  Disney Editions).


Lawrence Bergreen, 2003, Over the Edge of the World: Magellan'sTerrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (William Morrow &Company).


John Morton Blum,1976, V Was For Victory:  Politics and American Culture During World War II(NY:  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich).


Walter R. Borneman, 2012, The Admirals:  Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea (NY:  Little,Brown and Company).


Peter Boyle, 2013, World War II in Numbers:  An Infographic Guide to the Conflict, Its Conduct, And Its Consequences (Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books).


William Breuer, 2003, The Air-Raid Warden Was A Spy And Other Tales FromHome-Front America In World War II(Edison, NJ:  Castle Books).


Susan A. Brewer, 1997, To Win The Peace:  British Propaganda In The United States During World War II Cornell University Press).


Stephen R. Brown, 2003, Scurvy:  How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and aGentlemen Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail.


John Gorley Bunker, 1972,  Liberty Ships:  The Ugly Ducklings Of World War II (Annapolis:  Naval Institute Press).


David Allen Butler, 2002, Warrior Queens:  The Queen Mary andQueen Elizabeth in World War II (Great Britain:  Leo Cooper).


Robert J. C. Butow, 1961, Tojo and the Coming of the War (Stanford University Press).


Francois Cachin, 1992, Gauguin: The Quest For Paradise (NY:  Harry N. Abrams).


Thomas N. Carmichael, 1971, The Ninety Days:  Five battles That Changed The World October 1942 - January 1943 [Guadalcanal, El Alamein, Operation Torch, Stalingrad, The Barents Sea] (OldSaybrook, CT:  Konecky & Konecky).


Fiona Carnarvon, 2013 , Lady Catherine And The Real Downton Abbey [by the 8th Countess of Carnarvon. A fascinating and well-written book which proves to be an invaluable source of information on WWII over the years of 1939-1945].(London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd).


Mark Lincoln Chadwick, 1968 , The Warhawks:  American Interventionists Before Pearl Harbor(NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.).


Russell T. Clement, 1991, Paul Gauguin:  A Bio-Bibliography (NY:  Greenwood Press_.


Penny Colman, 1995, Rosie The Riveter:  Women Workingon the Home Front in World War II (Crown Books).


Richard Collier, 1989, Fighting Words: The Correspondents Of World War II (NY:  St.Martin's Press).


Lizzie Collingham, 2011, The Taste of War:  World War Two And The Battle For Food (PenguinBooks).


Terry Copp and Matt Baker, 2019, Canadian Battlefields of the Second WorldWar:  Dieppe, D-Day, & The Battle of Normandy - A Visitor's Guide (Waterloo, OntarioCanada:  LCMSDS Press of WilfridLaurier University). 


Gordon Corrigan, 2006, Blood, Sweat and Arrogance and the myths of Churchill's War (London:  Phoenix).


Bengt Danielsson, 1966, Gauguin In The South Seas (NY:  Doubleday & Company, Inc.).


Bengt Danielsson and Marie-T Danielsson, 1986, Poisoned Reign:  French nuclear colonialismin the Pacific [2nd revised edition] (Penguin).


Peter Darman, 2016, One Hundred Events That Shaped WorldWar II (NY:  Metro Books).


Charles Darwin, 1839, The Voyage of the Beagle. [Several editions].


Len Deighton and Max Hastings, 1990, Battle of Britain [originallypublished in 1980 byJonathan Cape Ltd.] (London: Michael Joseph).

Donald DeNevi, 1998, The West Coast Goes To War: 1941-1942 (Missoula, Montana:  PictorialHistories Publishing Company, Inc.).


Eric Jay Dolan, 2007, Leviathan:  The History of Whaling in America (NY:  W.W. Norton & Company).


Henri Dorra, 2007, The Symbolism of Paul Gauguin:  Erotica, Exotica, and the Great Dilemmas of Humanity(University of California Press).


Roy Douglas, 1992, Between The Wars 1919-1939:  TheCartoonists' Vision (London: Routledge).


Peter Doyle, 2013, World War II In Numbers:  An Infographic Guide To The Conflict, Its Conduct, And Its Casualties (Firefly Books).


Joan Druett, 2011, Tupaia: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Polynesian Navigator (NewZealand:  Random House).


David Edgerton, 2011, Britain's War Machine:  Weapons, Resources, and Experts in theSecond World War (OxfordUniversity Press).


Robert L. Eichelberger [in collaboration with Milton Mackaye], 1950, Our Jungle Road To Tokyo [2017 edition] (The Viking Press).


Andy Flanagan, 2017, The Endless Battle:  The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan (NewBrunswick, Canada:  University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Military History Project).


Stephen Fox, 1990, Unknown Internment:  An Oral History of the Relocation of Italian Americans during World War II (Boston:  Twayne Publishers).


George MacDonald Fraser, 2007, Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II [originally published in 2001 as Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of the War in Burma] (NY: Shyhorse Publishing).


Paul Fussell, 1988, Thank God For The Atomic Bomb And Other Essays (Simon & Schuster).


March Gallicchio [Editor], 2007, The Unpredictability of the Past:  Memories of the Asia-Pacific War inU.S.-East Asian Relations (Duke University Press).


Juliet Gardiner, 1992, "Overpaid, Oversexed, & Over Here" - The American GI in World War II Britain (NY:  Canopy Books).


Helen Gilbert, 2006, "Okay,Girls - Man Your Bunks!:  Talesfrom the Life of a WWII Navy Wave (Toledo, Ohio:  Pedestrian Press).


Charles Glass, 2013, The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II (Penguin).


Manfred Griehl, 2004, Luftwaffe Over America:  The Secret Plans to Bomb the United States in World War II [translated by Geoffrey Brooks](London:  Greenhill Books).


Alan L. Gropman [Editor], 1997, The Big 'L' American logistics in World War II:  An Industrial College of the Armed Forces Study (Washington, DC:  National Defense University Press).



Steve Harding, 2007, Gray Ghost:  The R.M.S.Queen Mary At War (Missoula,Montana:  Pictorial Histories Publishing Company).


Peter Harmsen, 2013, Shanghai 1937:  Stalingrad on the Yangtze (Casement Publishers).


Judith M. Heimann, 1997, The Most Offensive Soul Alive:  Tom Harrison and His remarkable Life(University of Hawai'i Press).


Arthur Herman, 2012, Freedom's Forge:  How American Business Produced Victory in World War II(NY:  Random House).


Homer H. Hickam, Jr., 1989, Torpedo Junction:  U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, 1942(NY:  Dell).


Charles Higham, 1983, Trading With The Enemy:  An Exposeof the Nazi-American Money Plot 1933-1949 (NY: Dell).


Stanley E. Hilton, 1981, Hitler's Secret War In South America 1939-1945 (NY:  Ballantine Books).


James D. Hornfischer, 2011, Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy At Guadalcanal (NY:  Bantam Books).


K.R. Howe [Editor], 2006, Vaka Moana:  Voyages of the Ancestors (University of Hawai'i Press).


William Bradford Huie, 1944, Can Do! The Story of the Seabees (NY:  E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.)


Ronald Jackson, 2017, China Clipper:  The Secret Pre-War Story of PanAmerican's Flying Boats(Lexington, Kentucky).


Leo Jansen etal., 2009, The Letters:   The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition [of] Vincent van Gogh (London:  Thames & Hudson, in associationwith the Van Gogh Museum and the Huygens Institute).


John W. Jeffries, 1996, Wartime America:  The World War II Home Front (Chicago:  I.R. Dee).


Aristotle A.Kallis, 2005, Nazi Propaganda and the Second World War (Palgrave Macmillan).


Louis E. Keefer, 1992, Italian Prisoners of War in America 1942-1946: Captives or Allies? (NY: Praeger).


John Keegan, 1982, Six Armies in Normandy:  From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris(Penguin Books).


Paul Kennedy, 2013, Engineers Of Victory:  The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide In The Second World War (New York:  RandomHouse).


R. D. Keynes [Editor], 1988, Charles Darwin's Beagle Diary(Cambridge University Press).


Maury Klein, 2013, A Call To Arms:  Mobilizing America For World War II (NY:  Bloomsbury Press).


Donald Knox, 1981, Death March:  The Survivors of Bataan (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers).


Kenneth K.Koskodan, 2009, No Greater Ally:  The untold Story of Poland's Forces in World War II (Oxford, UK:  Osprey).


Ann Kramer, 2011, Women Wartime Spies (NY:  MJF Books).


Jonathan Lamb, Vanessa Smith, and Nicholas Thomas, Editors, 2000, Exploration & Exchange:  A South Seas Anthology, 1680-1900(The University of Chicago Press).


Nathaniel Lande, 2017, Spinning History:  Politics and Propaganda in World War II (New YorkCity:  Skyhorse Publishing).


Caroline Lang, 1989, Keep Smiling Through:  Women in the Second World War (University ofCambridge).


Howard J. Langer, 2002 , The World War II 100:  A Ranking of the Most Influential Figures of the Second World War (Edison, NJ: Castle Books).


Erik Larson, 2020 , The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga Of Churchill, Family, And Defiance During The Blitz (NY: Crown).


Homer Lea, 1909, TheValor of Ignorance (NY: Harper and Brothers). [Fascinatingbook about a fascinating individual and purported to be the individual who provided the "blueprint" for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor andan eventual invasion of the west coast of the United States.]


Homer Lea, 1942 edition [with introduction by Clare Booth], The Valor of Ignorance (NY: Harper and Brothers). [Fascinating book about a fascinating individual and purported to the "blueprint"for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and an eventual invasion of the westcoast of the United States. This edition includes an introduction by ClareBooth.]


Michael Levison, R. Gerard Ward, and John W. Webb, 1973, The Settlement of Polynesia:  AComputer Simulation (University of Minnesota Press).


Douglas Lockwood, 1966, Australia's Pearl Harbor Darwin, 1942(Adelaide:  Rigby Limited).


Nic Maclellan & Jean Chesneaux, 1998, After Moruroa:  France in the South Pacific(Melbourne:  Ocean Press).


WilliamManchester, 1979, Goodbye Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War (Little, Brown and Company).


William Manchester and Paul Reid, 2012, The Last Lion:  Winston Spencer Churchill Defender Of The Realm 1940-1965 (NY: Little, Brown & Company).


Giuseppe Marchiori, 1968, Gauguin:  The life and work of the artist illustrated with 80 colour plates [translated from the 1967 Italian by Caroline Beamish](London:  Thames and Hudson).


John C. McManus, 2019, Fire And Fortitude:  The US Army In The Pacific War, 1941-1943(Penguin Random House LLC).


Charles Messenger, 2004, The Second World War In Europe [p/o Smithsonian History of Warfare Series] (Smithsonian Books).

James A. Michener and A. Grove Day, 1957, Rascals in Paradise (NY: Random House).

Allan R. Millett and Julian Thompson, 2012, WW II In 100 Objects: The Story of the World's Greatest Conflict Told Through the Objects That Shaped it (NY: Metro Books).

Richard H. Minear, 1999, Dr.Seuss Goes To War:  The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel (The New Press).

Deborah Montgomerie, 2001, The Women's War:  New Zealand Women 1939-1945 (AucklandUniversity Press).

Peter Moore, 2018, Endeavour:  The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World (London:  Chatto& Windus).

Ian Mosby, 2014, Food Will Win the War:  The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada' Home Front (University of British Columbia Press).

Liza Mundy, 2017, Code Girls:  The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II (NY: Hachette Books).


Bruce Myles, 1990, Night Witches:  The Amazing Story of Russia's Women Pilots in World War II (Chicago:  Academy ChicagoPublishers).


Vicki Mynott, 2006, World War II Stories from Brisbane's SouthWest:  Richlands, Darra, Wacol, Goodna and Oxley (Inala Heights,Queensland, Australia:  Richlands Inala & Suburbs History Group Inc.).


Denny Neave and Craig Smith, 2009, Aussie Soldier:  Prisoners of War (Wavell Heights, Queensland, Australia:  Big Sky Publishing PtyLtd).


Pierce O'Donnell, 2005, In Time Of War:  Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America (NY:  The New Press).

Norman Ohler, 2017, Blitzed:  Drugs in the Third Reich [translatedby Shaun Whiteside from the 2015 German publication] (HoughtonMifflin Harcourt).

Lynne Olson and Stanley Cloud, 2003, A Question of Honor -The Kosciuszko Squadron:  Forgotten Heroes of World War II (RandomHouse).

Bill O'Reilly, 2017, The Day The World Went Nuclear:  Dropping The Atom Bomb And the End Of World War II In The Pacific(New York: Henry Holt and Company).


Richard Overy, 2010, 1939:  Countdown To War (London:  Penguin).


Pauline Parker, 2002, Women of the Home Front:  WorldWar II Recollections of 55 Americans (Jefferson, NorthCarolina:  McFarland & Company,inc., Publishers).


Leonce Peillard, B, 1983, The Laconia Affair [translated from L'Adaire du Laconia, 1963, by OliverCoburn] (NY:  Bantam Books).


Francis Pike, 2015, Hirohito'sWar:  The Pacific War1941-1945 (London:  Bloomsbury).   NOTE:  This1,110 page volume does nothave anymaps, appendices, or a bibliography; all of these items, and more, are only available on the web at: http://www.francispike.org/


John Prados, 2012, Islands Of Destiny: The Solomon Campaign And The Eclipse Of The Rising Sun(NY:  Penguin).

Gordon W. Prange [with Donald M.Goldstein and Katherine V.Dillon], 1981, At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor (NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company).


Gordon W. Prange [with Donald M.Goldstein and Katherine V.Dillon], 1982, Miracle At Midway (NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company).


Gordon W. Prange [with Donald M. Goldstein & Katherine V. Dillon], 1990, God's Samurai:  Lead Pilot At PearlHarbor (Washington: Brassey's (US), Inc.)

Nicholas Rankin, 2008, Churchill's Wizards:  The British Genius For Deception 1914-1945 (London: Faber & Faber Limited).


Margaret Regis, 2008, WhenOur Mothers Went to War:  An Illustrated History of Women in World War II (Seattle, Washington:  Navpublishing).


Andrew Roberts, 2008, Masters And Commanders:  How FourTitans Won The War In The West, 1945-1945  [FranklinD. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, George C. Marshall, and Alan Brooke], (NY:  Harper Perennial).


David Robie, 2005, Eyes of Fire:  The Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior [revised 4th edition] (Auckland:  Asia Pacific Network).


Paul Roland, 2017, Nazi Women:  The Attraction of Evil (London: Arcturus).


Sarah Rose, 2019, D-Day Girls:  The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II (NY:  Crown).


Leila J. Rupp. 1978, Mobilizing Women For War:  German and American Propaganda, 1939-1945 (Princeton University Press).


James Rusbridger & Eric Nave, 1991, Betrayal At Pearl Harbor:  How Churchill Lured Roosevelt Into WWII (New York:  Summit Books).


Tom Shachtman, 1982, The Phony War 1939-1940 (NY: Harper& Row, Publishers).


Tom Shachtman, 2002, LaboratoryWarriors:  How Allied Technology Tipped the Balance in World War II NY:  Perennial).


George T.M. Shackelford, 2013,  Paul Gauguin:  Where Do We Come From?  What Are We?  Where Are We Going?  (Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts).


Elfrieda Berthiaume Shukert and Barbara Smith Scibetta, 1988, War Brides of World War II (NY: Penguin Books).


Debora Silverman, 2000, Van Gogh and Gauguin:  The Search For Sacred Art (NY:  Farrar, Strauss And Giroux).


William Boyd Sinclair, 1986, Confusion Beyond Imagination: China-Burma-India in World War II in a Series of Ten Books (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho:  Joe F. Whitley, Publisher).


Ken Small, 1988, The Forgotten Dead:  Why 946 American servicemen died off the coast of Devon in 1944 - and the man who discovered their true story (London:  Bloomsbury).


E.D. Smith, 1985, Johnny Gurkha:  'Friends in the Hills' (London:  Arrow Books Limited).


Dava Sobel, 1995, Longitude:  The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (Penguin Books).


Hilary Spurling, 2005,  Matisse The Master:  A Life of Henri Matisse - The Conquestof Colour, 1909-1954 (NY:  Alfred A. Knopf).

Donald Thomas, 2003, The Enemy Within:  Hucksters, Racketeers, Deserters, And Civilians During theSecond World War (New York University Press).


Chuck Thompson, 2002, The Best 25 World War II Sites: Pacific Theater (San Francisco, CA:  GreenlinePublications).


Chuck Thompson, 2007, The 25 Essential World War II Sites: European Theater (San Francisco, CA:  GreenlinePublications).


Peter A. Thompson and Robert Macklin, 2000, The Battle of Brisbane:  Australians and the Yanks at War (Sydney:  ABC Books [Australian BroadcastingCorporation]).


Peter Thompson, 2008, Pacific Fury:  How Australia And Her Allies Defeated The Japanese (Australia:  William Heinemann).


William M. Tuttle, Jr., 1995, "Daddy's Gone To War" - The Second World War in the Lives of America's Children (Oxford University Press).


Charles F. Urbanowicz,  1977,   http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/Tourism_in_Tonga.pdf [Tourism in Tonga: Troubled Times. Hosts and Guests: The Anthropology of Tourism ,edited by V. Smith (University of Pennsylvania), pp. 83-92.]

Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2005, http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/WorldWarIIEnds2005.html[World War II Ends! For the CSU, Chico Anthropology Forum at CSU, Chico, September 1.]


Charles F. Urbanowicz, 2015, http://www.csuchico.edu/~curbanowicz/FORUMWWII2015.html [WorldWar II, 1931-1945: Words, images, And Locations. For the CSU, Chico Anthropology Forum at CSU, Chico, September 3 and the video that was madeof the presentation is available at https://media.csuchico.edu/media/WORLD+WAR+II%2C+1931-1945A++Locations%2C+Images%2C+and+Words/0_8k46sng7(50:29)].


Carol (Sadie) Urbanowicz, 2018, http://www.csuchico.edu/~curban/SeabournSojourn2018.html [Non-Fiction/Fiction Writers]


Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi, 2013, The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II (Annapolis, MD:  Naval Institute Press).


Lyuba Vinogradova, 2017,  Avenging Angels:  Young Women of the Soviet Union's WW II Sniper Corps [translated by Arch Tait] (London:  MacLehose Press).


Paul D. Walker, 2003, Truman's Dilemma: Invasion or The Bomb (Gretna, LA:  Pelican Publishing Company).

Doris Weatherford, 2008, American Women And World War II (Castle Books).


Michi Weglyn, 1976Years of Infamy:  The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps (NY: Morrow Quill Paperbacks).


Theodore H. White, 1978, In Search of History:  A Personal Adventure(NY:  Harper & Row).


Robert K. Wilcox, 2019 Japan's Secret War: How Japan's Race to Build Its Own Atomic Bomb Provided the Groundwork for North Korea's Nuclear Program (Third Edition: Revised and Updated; NY:Permuted Press, LLC). [Well-presented and documented argument that Japan test-fired a nuclear device in Korea in August 1945 , prior to the Japanese surrender on September2, 1945.]

H. P. Willmott, 1982, Empires in the Balance: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies to April 1942 (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press).


Josette Dermody Wingo, 1994, Mother Was A Gunner's Mate:  World War II In The Waves (Annapolis:  Bluejacket Books/Naval InstitutePress).


Robin W. Winks, 1987, Cloak & Gown: Scholars In The Secret War, 1939-1961 (NewYork: William Morrow and Company, Inc.).


Andrea Wulf, 2012, ChasingVenus:  The Race To Measure The Heavens.


William Yenne, 2003, Secret Weapons of World War II:  TheTechno-Military Breakthroughs That Changed History (NY:  Berkley Books).


Bill Yenne, 2016, Panic on the Pacific:  How America Prepared for a West Coast Invasion (Washington,DC:  Regnery History).


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