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Inferno : the world at war, 1939-45

Author: Max Hastings
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Inferno" is an indelible account of what World War II was like for the people who experienced it, from soldiers at the front to civilians both near and far from the fighting, to the generals and political leaders making the decisions that affected the lives of millions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Hastings
ISBN: 9780307273598 0307273598
OCLC Number: 785642830
Notes: Originally published: London : HarperPress, 2010.
Description: pages cm
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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"Inferno" is an indelible account of what World War II was like for the people who experienced it, from soldiers at the front to civilians both near and far from the fighting, to the generals and political leaders making the decisions that affected the lives of millions.

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