Originally Posted by necropimp
why historical fiction... plenty of first hand accounts out there unless you're specifically interested in what ifs and sci-fi type stuff
and do you want from the nazi viewpoint or the viewpoint of a german soldier?
German soldier. I figured fiction would give me more of a storyline, whereas nonfiction would focus on being informative about the war.
Originally Posted by Febs
Since the original poster mentioned that he wanted a novel told from the Nazi side, I'll add that Wouk's books make use of extensive excerpts from the memoirs of a character named Armand Roon, a fictional general on Hitler's staff who analyzes, from the German perspective, Hitler's military strategies.