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War of annihilation : combat and genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941

War of annihilation : combat and genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941

Author: Geoffrey P Megargee
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006.
Series: Total war (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In War of Annihilation, noted military historian Geoffrey P. Megargee provides a clear, concise history of the Germans' opening campaign of conquest and genocide in 1941. By drawing on the best of military and Holocaust scholarship, Megargee dispels the myths that have distorted the role of Germany's military leadership in both the military operations themselves and the unthinkable crimes that were part of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Megargee, Geoffrey P., 1959-
War of annihilation.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey P Megargee
ISBN: 0742544818 9780742544819 0742544826 9780742544826
OCLC Number: 60671746
Description: xvi, 177 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The roots of the war of annihilation --
2. Plans and preparations, 1940-1941 --
3. Initial victories and atrocities, June to August --
4. The second phase : expanding conquests and genocide, August to October --
5. The final drive on Moscow and systematic killing, October to December --
6. Failure and its consequences, to early 1942 --
Appendix 1: The levels of command --
Appendix 2: Principal German Army commands and staffs on June 22, 1941.
Series Title: Total war (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Geoffrey P. Megargee.
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Balancing his presentations of the front line and the rear areas, Megargee integrates the strategic, operational, and ideological aspects of Germany's 1941 invasion of Russia into what is both an Read more...

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