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Why the allies won

Author: R J Overy
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author offers a thorough analysis of the events, efforts, and qualities that led to the Allied victory in World War II: the war at sea, the battles in Russia and Eastern Europe, the air war, and the invasion of Europe, the relocation of the Soviet industrial base, along with the quality of leadership, fighiting ability, and moral motivation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Overy
ISBN: 039331619X 9780393316193 0393039250 9780393039252
OCLC Number: 42827561
Notes: 1st Norton pbk. publishing.
Description: xiv, 396 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Unpredictable victory : explaining World War II --
Little ships and lonely aircraft : the battle for the seas --
Deep war : Stalingrad and Kursk --
The Means to victory : bombers and bombing --
Along a good road : the invasion of France --
A Genius for mass-production : economies at war --
A War of engines : technology and military power --
Impossible unity : allies and leaders in war --
Evil things, excellent things : the moral contest --
Why the allies won.
Responsibility: Richard Overy.

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The author offers a thorough analysis of the events, efforts, and qualities that led to the Allied victory in World War II: the war at sea, the battles in Russia and Eastern Europe, the air war, and the invasion of Europe, the relocation of the Soviet industrial base, along with the quality of leadership, fighiting ability, and moral motivation.

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