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Latvia in World War II

Author: Valdis O Lumans
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2006.
Series: World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed

Provides a comprehensive account of one of the most complex, and conflicted, arenas of the Second World War. Drawing on a range of sources, this book synthesizes political, military, social,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valdis O Lumans
ISBN: 0823226271 9780823226276
OCLC Number: 64595899
Description: xi, 547 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
1. Prewar Latvia --
2. Latvia's road to war --
3. Latvia and the outbreak of war --
4. The Soviet occupation and annexation --
5. Sovietizing Latvia : the year of terror --
6. The German invasion and occupation of Lativa --
7. Latvia and the Ostland --
8. Latvia and the holocaust --
9. The Latvian Legion --
10. Latvians at the front --
11. German retreat and Soviet return --
Epilogue --
Bibliographical essay --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Series Title: World War II--the global, human, and ethical dimension, 11.
Other Titles: Latvia in World War Two
Latvia in World War 2
Responsibility: Valdis O. Lumans.
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"A comprehensive history of Latvia from 1934..." -Europe-Asia Studies "Discusses the Soviet invasion of Latvia in 1940, the mass deportations and executions that followed, and the further violence of Read more...

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