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Rising '44 : the battle for Warsaw

Author: Norman Davies; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2004. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
An account of the August 1944 battle for Warsaw describes how the Polish Resistance mobilized to expel the Germans and discusses the consequences of Stalin's halting of the Russian offensive, a move that cost the lives of thousands of Polish citizens.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Norman, 1939-
Rising '44.
New York : Viking, 2004
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Davies; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0670032840 9780670032846 0330488635 9780330488631
OCLC Number: 53287812
Notes: Originally published: London : Macmillan, 2003.
Description: xxvi, 752 pages, 64 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Before the Rising. The Allied coalition ; The German occupation ; Eastern approaches ; Resistance --
The Rising. The Warsaw Rising ; Outbreak ; Impasse ; Attrition ; Junction ; Finale --
After the Rising. Vae Victis: woe to the defeated, 1944-45 ; Stalinist repression, 1945-56 ; Echoes of the Rising, 1956-2000 ; Interim report.
Responsibility: Norman Davies.
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