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Endgame, 1945 : the missing final chapter of World War II

Author: David Stafford
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A narrative chronicle of the three months following VE Day traces the experiences of nine individuals who witnessed the Allied struggle to bring the war to a close, covering such topics as the deaths of Hitler and Mussolini and the liberation of Dachau.
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Genre/Form: Chronology
Miscellanea
Miscellanées
Chronologie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Stafford
ISBN: 9780316109802 0316109800
OCLC Number: 156902380
Description: xix, 581 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Friday, 20 April 1945. Cruel spring --
"Sorrow and darkness" --
Avenging justice --
"A curious pearly color" --
"To fall heroically" --
"Ich War Immer Dagegen" --
pt. 2. 20-30 April 1945. "A sort of Alice in Wonderland air" --
"The most degenerate spectacle" --
Death of a dictator --
Himmler's bid --
"Boulevard of broken dreams" --
Alpine refuge --
"Death fled" --
"The bitterest battle" --
pt. 3. Hitler's death to VE Day. Dealing with Nazis --
The Cap Arcona --
"The dead-end of Hitler's Reich" --
Hitler's loot --
"The dawn has broken through at last" --
pt. 4. VE Day to Potsdam. VE Day --
"Fortune is not always joy" --
"A grotesque comedy" --
"An Iron Curtain" --
"You lost people as you gained your freedom" --
Berlin : the grey city --
Monday, 16 July 1945 --
"Other beasts in other lairs" --
Epilogue : what happened to them?
Responsibility: David Stafford.
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A narrative chronicle of the three months following VE Day traces the experiences of nine individuals who witnessed the Allied struggle to bring the war to a close, covering such topics as the deaths of Hitler and Mussolini and the liberation of Dachau.

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