Here is a list of some major titles in WWII British Literature. List is derived from "World War II: A Comparative Study through Literature" (Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute)
- Bonham, Frank, Burma Rifles, Berkeley Paperback, 1960. A Japanese-American becomes a member of Merrill’s 109 Marauders in the China-Burma-India Theater and fought against prejudice as well as the enemy.
- Boulle, Pierre, The Bridge Over the River Kwai, Vanguard Bantam paperback, 1954. Colonel Nicholson, compelled to build a bridge by his Japanese captors, so loved his masterpiece that he could not contemplate its destruction even by his own countrymen.
- Brinkley, William, The Ninety and Nine, Doubleday, 1960 (nonfiction). Adventures on a LST, including the transporting of supplies, nurses, refugees and German prisoners.
Here is a comprehensive review of Post-War Literature in English: 1945-1990. (Open Courseware of Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)
The Post-WW II American Literature and Culture Database (UC Berkeley)
American Prose, 1945-1990: Realism and Experimentation (IIP Digital)
Fiction of Post Modern America (Washington State University)
Postmodern Theory as a Frame for Contemporary American Literature (University of South Carolina Upstate)