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No simple victory : World War II in Europe, 1939-1945

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] re-examines World War II and its outcome ... [It] asks readers to reconsider what they really know about World War II, and how the received wisdom might be biased or incorrect. He poses simple questions that have complicated and unexpected answers. For instance, Can you name the five biggest battles of the war in Europe? Or, What were the main political ideologies that were contending for supremacy?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Davies
OCLC Number: 213371996
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 2007, ©2006. 1st American ed.
"Published in Great Britain as Europe at War 1939-1945 : no simple victory by Macmillan"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Interpretation, five factors --
Warfare, military action in Europe, 1939-1945 --
Politics, before, during, and after the war --
Soldiers, from enlistment to war grave --
Civilians, life and death in wartime --
Portrayals, the Second World War in pictures, literature and history --
Inconclusions.
Responsibility: Norman Davies.

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[This book] re-examines World War II and its outcome ... [It] asks readers to reconsider what they really know about World War II, and how the received wisdom might be biased or incorrect. He poses simple questions that have complicated and unexpected answers. For instance, Can you name the five biggest battles of the war in Europe? Or, What were the main political ideologies that were contending for supremacy? -Dust jacket.

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