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Shanghai 1937 : Stalingrad on the Yangtze

Author: Peter Harmsen, (Journalist)
Publisher: Havertown, Pennsylvania : Casemate, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This deeply researched book describes one of the great forgotten battles of the 20th century. At its height it involved nearly a million Chinese and Japanese soldiers, while sucking in three million civilians as unwilling spectators and, often, victims.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Harmsen, (Journalist)
ISBN: 9781612001678 161200167X
OCLC Number: 843811452
Description: 310 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Three corpses --
Black saturday --
Flesh against steel --
Banzai! Banzai! Banzai! --
Rivers of blood --
Verdun of the east --
The lost battalion --
Collapse --
Aftermath.
Other Titles: Stalingrad on the Yangtze
Responsibility: Peter Harmsen.
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"Harmsen, a two-decade veteran of east Asia, demonstrates a breathtaking command of the battle itself - from the 10,000 meter, panoramic view of the terrain and history, down to the platoon level." - Read more...

 
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