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Inferno : the world at war, 1939-1945

Author: Max Hastings; Ralph Cosham; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., ℗2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : [Library ed.], unabridgedView all editions and formats
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From one of our finest military historians comes a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives--an average of twenty-seven thousand a day. For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the war. Now, for the first time, he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Talking books
Talking books, Unabridged
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Max Hastings; Ralph Cosham; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455130269 1455130265 9781455130276 1455130273
OCLC Number: 756598987
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Ralph Cosham.
Description: 26 audio discs (approximately 31 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Poland betrayed --
No peace, little war --
Blitzkriegs in the west --
Britain alone --
The Mediterranean --
Barbarossa --
Moscow saved, Leningrad starved --
America embattled --
Japan's season of triumph --
Swings of fortune --
The British at sea --
The furnace: Russia in 1942 --
Living with war --
Out of Africa --
The bear turns: Russia in 1943 --
Divided empires --
Asian fronts --
Italy: high hopes, sour fruits --
War in the sky --
Victims --
Europe becomes a battlefield --
Japan: defying fate --
Germany besieged --
The fall of the Third Reich --
Japan prostrate --
Victors and vanquished.
Responsibility: by Max Hastings.

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From one of our finest military historians comes a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives--an average of twenty-seven thousand a day. For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the war. Now, for the first time, he gives us a magnificent, single-volume history of the entire war.

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