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One day in a very long war : Wednesday 25th October 1944

Author: John Ellis
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"He [the author] describes a world-wide conflict from the viewpoint of those who took part on all fronts in both Allied and Axis forces -field-marshall or private; president, prime minister; prisoner-of-war or munitions worker - just as they saw it on 25th October 1944..."--Blurb.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ellis, John, 1945-
One day in a very long war.
London : Jonathan Cape, 1998
(OCoLC)607019760
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ellis
ISBN: 0224042440 9780224042444
OCLC Number: 40557290
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: xiii, 593 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: North-West Europe --
The eastern front --
The air war in the west --
The Mediterranean --
The Kriegsmarine at war --
Slave labour and genocide --
The Philippines --
The submarine war against Japan --
Pacific outposts --
China and Burma --
The Manhattan Project.
Responsibility: John Ellis.

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This text gives an overview of a single day in World War II - 25th October 1944, as it was seen on all fronts. Through a succession of vignettes, showing the immediacy of the day's events, it  Read more...

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