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Struggle for survival : the history of the Second World War

Author: Robert Alexander Clarke Parker
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A short but comprehensive history of the Second World War. This wide ranging study examines the causes of the war, how it was won and lost, and its consequences for humanity.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parker, Robert Alexander Clarke, 1927-
Struggle for survival.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)598096876
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alexander Clarke Parker
ISBN: 0192191268 9780192191267 019289112X 9780192891129
OCLC Number: 19123119
Description: x, 328 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Hitler, Germany, and the origins of the European war --
German conquest of Poland, Norway, the low countries, and France --
Britain alone --
Operation Barbarossa: the German attack on the Soviet Union --
The United States enters the war: the origins of the Japanese attack --
Japanese victories and disappointments: December 1941 to August 1942 --
The end of German expansion: the Atlantic, North Africa, and Russia, 1942-1943 --
Anglo-American strategies for victory --
Economies at war --
Strategic bombing --
Morale --
Driving back the Germans: North Africa, Italy, and Russia --
D-Day and victory in Europe --
The defeat of Japan and the atom bomb --
From war to peace: Anglo-American relations --
From alliance to Cold War: the Soviet Union and the West --
The impact of war: the murder of the European Jews --
Th impact of war: casualties, crisis, and change.
Responsibility: R.A.C. Parker.
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