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On borrowed time : how World War II began

Author: Leonard Mosley; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1969.
Series: On lining papers
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed narrative of the diplomatic, political and military maneuvers that occurred between the Munich Agreement in September 1938, and the invasion of Poland in September 1939.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosley, Leonard, 1913-1992.
On borrowed time.
New York, Random House [1969]
(OCoLC)557497863
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Mosley; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
OCLC Number: 12555
Description: xvi, 509 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations, maps (inc. 1 on lining papers), portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Aide-mémoire. Incident at Eger ; Prophets of Armageddon ; The antipathetic alliance --
Part 2. The road to Prague. "How long will this burlesque last?" ; "Don't you see? ... It's the German insurance companies that will have to pay!" ; Hitler over Bohemia --
Part 3. Warsaw or Moscow? The Führer is sick ; The panic pact ; Hitler briefs his generals ; The conspirators are worried ; "You must think we are nitwits and nincompoops!" ; Slow boat to Leningrad --
Part 4. Moment of truth. The walrus ; Stalin makes up his mind ; Hitler takes a hand ; Ribbentrop's hour of triumph --
Part 5. The sands run out. Mussolini reneges ; The indefatigable Swede ; Operation "Canned Goods" --
Part 6. World War II. Common action--
or another conference? ; At last.
Series Title: On lining papers
Responsibility: Leonard Mosley.

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A detailed narrative of the diplomatic, political and military maneuvers that occurred between the Munich Agreement in September 1938, and the invasion of Poland in September 1939.

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