9780802123978

The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941 The War in the West, Volume 1

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802123978

  • ISBN10:

    080212397X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/13/2015
  • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

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Summary

The Second World War is one of the most significant conflicts in history, but for seven decades our understanding of the war has remained mostly fixed, framed by the accounts of participants and an early generation of historians. James Holland, one of the leading young historians of World War II, has spent over a decade conducting new research, interviewing survivors, and exploring archives that have never before been so accessible to unearth forgotten memoirs, letters, and official records. In The Rise of Germany, Holland draws on this research to reconsider the strategy, tactics, and economic, political, and social aspects of the war. The Rise of Germany is a masterful book that redefines our understanding of the opening years of World War II. Beginning with the lead-up to the outbreak of war in 1939 and ending in the middle of 1941 on the eve of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia, The Rise of Germany is a landmark history of the war on land, in the air, and at sea.

Author Biography

James Holland is a member of the British Commission for Military History and the Guild of Battlefield Guides. His books include Dam Busters, Fortress Malta, Italy’s Sorrow, The Battle of Britain, and his fictional World War II series featuring Sergeant Jack Tanner. He lives near Salisbury, England.

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