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Inferno : the world at war, 1939-1945

Hastings, Max. (Author).

Summary: A monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II, and its deeply personal consequences. Hastings simultaneously traces the major developments and puts them into real human context. He also explores some of the darker and less explored regions of the war's penumbra, including the conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland; and the Bengal famine in 1943 and 1944.

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  • ISBN: 0307273598
  • ISBN: 9780307273598 :
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 729 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

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General Note:
Originally published: London : HarperPress, 2011.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 691-699) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Poland betrayed -- No peace, little war -- Blitzkriegs in the west -- Britain alone -- The Mediterranean -- Barbarossa -- Moscow saved, Leningrad starved -- America embattled -- Japan's season of triumph -- Swings of fortune -- The British at sea -- The furnace: Russia in 1942 -- Living with war -- Out of Africa -- The bear turns: Russia in 1943 -- Divided empires -- Asian fronts -- Italy: high hopes, sour fruits -- War in the sky -- Victims -- Europe becomes a battlefield -- Japan: defying fate -- Germany besieged -- The fall of the Third Reich -- Japan prostrate -- Victors and vanquished.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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