Battle Report: Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea, by Cmdr. Walter Karig and Lt. Welbourn Kelley;
The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942, by John B. Lundstrom;
The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War, by Andrew Roberts;
The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944-1945, by Ian Kershaw; and
The Last Pagan: Julian the Apostate and the Death of the Ancient World, by Adrian Murdoch.