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Second World War in the West By Charles Messenger

Second World War in the West
by Charles Messenger

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The character of World War II was dominated by the development and refinement of the embryo technology of 1918. This volume covers the blitzkrieg of 1939-41, the war in Russia, and the Anglo-American counter-offensive in Africa and elsewhere.
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Second World War in the West by Charles Messenger

Defeat in 1918 left many of the losers recalcitrant, Germany foremost. Drawn to totalitarianism under a new leader in the 1930s, it first made common cause with other discontented nations, including Italy and Spain, which waged wars of their own in that decade, then in 1939 embarked on a second European war to reverse the outcome of the First. That rapidly became a World War, whose character was dominated by the development and refinement of the embryo technology of 1918. This volume covers the blitzkrieg of 1939-41, the war in Russia, and the Anglo-American counter-offensives in Africa, the Mediterranean and North-West of Europe, concluding with the campaigns of 1945 that resulted in the final defeat of Nazism in Europe.

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About Charles Messenger


Charles Messenger was a Regular officer in the Royal Tank Regiment. He then left the army to take up a career as a military historian and defence analyst. His second career has proved hugely successful, and he has published a large number of books, mainly concentrating on the two World Wars.

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GOR001578434
Second World War in the West by Charles Messenger
Charles Messenger
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1999-07-15
224
0304352241
9780304352241
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