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The Second World War : ambitions to nemesis

Author: Bradley Lightbody
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Bradley Lightbody presents a history of the Second World War in its global context. Examining the war around general themes from ambition and advance, through expansion and containment, to rout and victory, The Second World War, covers all the major theatres and events of the war."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley Lightbody
ISBN: 0415224047 9780415224048 0415224055 9780415224055 9780203644584 0203644581
OCLC Number: 53814133
Description: ix, 290 pages : maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Ambition: 1. Rising Sun ; 2. Weimar revision ; 3. Fascist Italy ; 4. Nazi challenge ; 5. Counter-challenge --
Outbreak: 6. Case White: Poland ; 7. The phoney war ; 8. The winter war --
Advance: 9. Copenhagen to Narvik ; 10. Blitzkrieg in the West ; 11. Fall of France ; 12. Battle of Britain ; 13. Italy on the march --
Expansion: 14. North Africa and the Balkans ; 15. Battle of the Atlantic ; 16. Barbarossa ; 17. Final solution ; 18. Pearl Harbor ; 19. Pacific hegemony --
Containment: 20. Midway ; 21. El Alamein ; 22. Stalingrad --
Contraction: 23. Clearance of North Africa ; 24. Defeat on the Eastern Front ; 25. Bomber offensive ; 26. Kriegsmarine repulsed ; 27. Invasion of Italy ; 28. Pacific reversal --
Rout: 29. Fall of Rome ; 30. Rollback on the Eastern Front ; 31. Overlord ; 32. Islands ; 33. Stalemate on the West Wall ; 34. The Holocaust --
Nemesis: 35. Mussolini's last stand ; 36. Götterdämmerung ; 37. The bomb --
Reconstruction: 38. Ideals and post-war realities.
Other Titles: 2nd World War
Responsibility: Bradley Lightbody.
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A comprehensive overview of the global ambitions and the global warfare that was World War II, this title reflects on the immense social, economic and political impact of the war and bears witness to  Read more...

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