A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II / Edition 2

A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II / Edition 2

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by Gerhard L. Weinberg
     
 

A truly global account of WWII - the war that encompassed six continents.See more details below

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A truly global account of WWII - the war that encompassed six continents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521618267
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1208
Sales rank:
329,446
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.08(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. From one war to another; 2. From the German and Soviet invasions of Poland to the German attack in the West, September 1, 1939 to May 10, 1940; 3. The world turned upside down; 4. The expanding conflict, 1940–1941; 5. The Eastern Front and a changing war, June to December, 1941; 6. Halting the Japanese advance, halting the German advance; keeping them apart and shifting the balance: December 1941 to November 1942; 7. The war at sea, 1942–1944, and the blockade; 8. The war in Europe and North Africa 1942–1943: to and from Stalingrad; to and from Tunis; 9. The home front; 10. Means of warfare: old and new; 11. From the spring of 1943 to summer 1944; 12. The assault on Germany from all sides; 13. Tensions in both alliances; 14. The halt on the European fronts; 15. The final assault on Germany; 16. The war in the Pacific: from Leyte to the Missouri; Conclusions: the cost and impact of the war.

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