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A war to be won : fighting the Second World War

Author: Williamson Murray; Allan Reed Millett
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.
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Chronicles the military operations and tactics of World War II in both the European and Pacific theaters from the Sino-Japanese War in 1937 to the surrender of Japan in 1945.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murray, Williamson.
War to be won.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606250329
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Williamson Murray; Allan Reed Millett
ISBN: 067400163X 9780674001633 0674006801 9780674006805
OCLC Number: 43109827
Description: xiv, 656 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins of a catastrophe --
The revolution in military operations, 1919-1939 --
German designs, 1939-1940 --
Germany triumphant, 1940 --
Diversions in the Mediterranean and Balkans, 1940-1941 --
Barbarossa, 1941 --
The origins of the Asia-Pacific War, 1919-1941 --
The Japanese war of conquest, 1941-1942 --
The Asia-Pacific war, 1942-1944 --
The battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1943 --
Year of decision for Germany, 1942 --
The combined bomber offensive, 1941-1945 --
The destruction of Japanese naval power, 1943-1944 --
The killing time, 1943-1944 --
The invasion of France, 1944 --
The end of Europe, 1944-1945 --
The destruction of the Japanese empire, 1944-1945 --
The end of the Asia-Pacific war, 1945 --
Peoples at war, 1937-1945 --
The aftermath of war.
Responsibility: Williamson Murray, Allan R. Millett.

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This text analyzes the operations and tactics that defined the conduct of World War II in Europe and the Pacific. It avoids a celebratory view but preserves a respect for the problems the Allies  Read more...

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It is the most complete, balanced, and well-informed history of military operations now available.--James J. Sheehan "Political Science Quarterly "

 
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