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The Warsaw Uprising of 1944

Author: Włodzimierz Borodziej
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wlodzimierz Borodziej presents an evenhanded account of what is commonly considered the darkest chapter in Polish history during World War II. In only sixty-three days, the Germans razed Warsaw to the ground and 200,000 people, mostly civilians, lost their lives. The result - a heroic and historically pivotal turning point - meant that the Poles would lose both their capital and an entire generation." "Borodziej's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Borodziej, Włodzimierz.
Warsaw Uprising of 1944.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607381821
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Włodzimierz Borodziej
ISBN: 0299207307 9780299207304
OCLC Number: 58975792
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: x, 183 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Occupation and resistance --
The "Polish Question," 1939-1944 --
Planning the uprising and first attempt of transition --
The dress rehearsal: Lwów, Lublin, Vilnius --
On the way to the decision: July 20-31, 1944 --
Attack and mass murder --
Refusal from Moscow --
German counteroffensive and battle for the Old City --
In the shadow of the Old City: Center, Mokotów, and Żoliborz in August --
September: struggle for surrender --
The civilian population --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Warschauer Aufstand 1944.
Responsibility: Wlodzimierz Borodziej, translated by Barbara Harshav.
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Dramatically tells the largely unknown story of the Warsaw resistance movement during World War II. The author presents an evenhanded account of what is commonly considered the darkest chapter in  Read more...

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The most objective recounting yet of the ill-fated 1944 Warsaw Uprising of Polish resistance fighters. - Focus

 
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