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A world at arms - A global history of world war II

£14.99

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This major work is the first general history of World War II to be based both on the existing literature and on extensive work in British, American and German archives. It covers all the theatres of war, the weaponry used, and developments on the home front. Taking a global perspective, the work deals with all belligerents and relates events in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific to each other. The role of diplomacy and strategy, of intelligence and espionage, and the impact of war upon society are all dealt with, often on the basis of hitherto unknown material. New light is shed on the actions of great and small powers and on topics ranging from the beginning of the war to the dropping of the atomic bombs; the titanic battles on the Eastern Front are fitted into the war as a whole; the killing of six million Jews and millions of other civilians is placed into context; and the fighting at sea and in the air is included in a coherent view of the great conflict.

Some wear to dust cover and edges of cover
Light staining on page edges
Some pages annotated with pencil

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PLU:
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Author(s):
Gerhard L Weinberg
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521443172
ISBN-13:
9780521443173
Number of pages:
1178
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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This major work is the first general history of World War II to be based both on the existing literature and on extensive work in British, American and German archives. It covers all the theatres of war, the weaponry used, and developments on the home front. Taking a global perspective, the work deals with all belligerents and relates events in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific to each other. The role of diplomacy and strategy, of intelligence and espionage, and the impact of war upon society are all dealt with, often on the basis of hitherto unknown material. New light is shed on the actions of great and small powers and on topics ranging from the beginning of the war to the dropping of the atomic bombs; the titanic battles on the Eastern Front are fitted into the war as a whole; the killing of six million Jews and millions of other civilians is placed into context; and the fighting at sea and in the air is included in a coherent view of the great conflict.

Some wear to dust cover and edges of cover
Light staining on page edges
Some pages annotated with pencil

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Gerhard L Weinberg
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521443172
ISBN-13:
9780521443173
Number of pages:
1178
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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