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White eagle, red star : the Polish-Soviet war 1919-20 and 'the miracle on the Vistula'

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume gives a full account of the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-20, when the Red Army was crushed by a devasting Polish attack. The author draws on documentary material and shows how this episode largely determined the course of European history for the next 20 years.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Davies
ISBN: 9780712606943 0712606947
OCLC Number: 827178900
Notes: Originally published: London: Macdonald, 1972.
Foreword by A.J.P. Taylor.
Description: xxii, 308 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Norman Davies.

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In White Eagle, Red Star, Norman Davies gives a full account of the War, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 when the Red Army - sure of victory and pledged to carry the Revolution across Europe  Read more...

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'Norman Davies's book is a permanent contribution to historical knowledge and international understanding.' A.J.P. Taylor

 
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