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The German home front 1939-45

Author: Brian Leigh Davis; Malcolm McGregor
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, N.Y., USA : Osprey Pub., 2007.
Series: Elite series, 157.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the outbreak of war in 1939 Germany was committed to the concept of Blitzkrieg - a swift and decisive war. Yet, the reality became something very different as every corner of German society was hit by the realities of war. This book details the critical civilian support that was necessary to maintain Nazi control of the civilian population and includes first-hand accounts of the experiences of civilians who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Leigh Davis; Malcolm McGregor
ISBN: 9781846031854 1846031850
OCLC Number: 144225905
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The National Socialist state --
Law and the penal system --
The persecution of Jews in Germany --
Employment --
Civil life --
The air war against Germany --
Fire defence --
Civil defence --
Plate commentaries.
Series Title: Elite series, 157.
Responsibility: Brian L. Davis ; illustrated by Malcolm McGregor.

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"Brian L Davis' The German Home Front 1939-45 chronicles German civilian life during the war and the duties and challenges of living in a Nazi state..." --California Bookwatch (December 2007)"Author Read more...

 
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