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White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-20 and 'the miracle on the Vistula'

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A neglected event in history, the Polish-Soviet War represents the first occasion when the Red Army set out to revolutionize the whole of Europe. For the Poles, it was the occasion when they finally justified their claim to independent statehood.

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Overview

A neglected event in history, the Polish-Soviet War represents the first occasion when the Red Army set out to revolutionize the whole of Europe. For the Poles, it was the occasion when they finally justified their claim to independent statehood.

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A masterly account of the surprisingly little-known Polish-Soviet War of 1919–20—a decisive battle that largely determined the course of European history for the next twenty years.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780712606943
  • Publisher: Random House UK
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 645,301
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Norman Davies, Professor Emeritus of the University of London and Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, is also the author of God’s Playground and Europe and Microcosm.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Introduction xv
Orthography xix
Abbreviations xxi
1 One Conflagration Among Many 19
2 A Winter of Disillusionment 62
3 The Invasion of the Ukraine 105
4 The Invasion of Poland 130
5 The Battle of Warsaw 188
6 The Decisive Campaign 226
7 Repercussions 264
Bibliography 279
Notes 284
Index 295
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