Call me old school but I really like John Toland’s The Rising Sun a history of the Pacific war from the Japanese point of view. In this you will find that they viewed Guadalcanal as a bigger defeat than Midway.
His Biography on Hitler (Adolf Hitler)is very good too. In both books he had the advantage of interviewing many of the survivors and participants involved.
He also wrote a very good book on WW1 called No Man’s Land, 1918 the Last Year of the Great War. = excellent. I got him to autograph a copy for me years ago.
And speaking of WW1 John Mosier’s Myth of the Great War is a very good modern “new” military history of WW1
I also like Albert Speer’s book Inside the Third Reich.
And I will give a shout out to Time-Life for the Third Reich Series, for what it is its a pretty decent series.
I’m afraid I don’t read fiction history books very often. The only one I can remember was Fatherland which was later made into a TV movie with Rutger Hauer about Germany getting the Bomb at the same time as the US and a sort of new cold war and a meeting between Hitler and President Kennedy (Joe Kennedy) in 1964. But that pesky Holocaust was the fly in the ointment to the meeting going off. I did read The Eagle has Landed too.