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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
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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
(OCoLC)647304009
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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