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Armageddon : the battle for Germany, 1944-1945

Author: Max Hastings
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A sweeping history of the final eight months of World War II on the European front draws on interviews with survivors and the archives of the major combatants to raise provocative questions about the pact between the Allies and the Soviet Union, the role of strategic bombing, the combat abilities of soldiers on all sides of the conflict, and the roles of such leaders as Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Churchill, Montgomery,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Hastings
ISBN: 0375414339 9780375414336
OCLC Number: 123224865
Description: xxiii, 584 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Time of hope --
The bridges to Arnhem --
The frontiers of Germany --
The Russians at the Vistula --
Winter quarters --
Germany besieged --
Hell in the Hürtgen --
The Bulge : an American epic --
Stalin's offensive --
Blood and ice : East Prussia --
Firestorms : war in the sky --
Marching on the Rhine --
Prisoners of the Reich --
Collapse in the west --
"The earth will shake as we leave the scene" --
The bitter end.
Responsibility: Max Hastings.
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A sweeping history of the final eight months of World War II on the European front draws on interviews with survivors and the archives of the major combatants to raise provocative questions about the pact between the Allies and the Soviet Union, the role of strategic bombing, the combat abilities of soldiers on all sides of the conflict, and the roles of such leaders as Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Churchill, Montgomery, and others.

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