A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II

By: Weinberg, Gerhard L.

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First edition. Top page ridge foxed. Near Fine. 1994 Hard Cover. xix, 1178 pp. This is the first general history of World War II to be based both on the existing literature and on extensive work in British, American and German archives. It covers all the theaters of war, the weaponry used, and developments on the home front. Taking a global perspective, the work deals with all belligerents and relates events in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific to each other. The role of diplomacy and strategy, of intelligence and espionage, and the impact of war upon society are all dealt with, often on the basis of hitherto unknown material. New light is shed on the actions of great and small powers and on topics ranging from the beginning of the war to the dropping of the atomic bombs; the titanic battles on the Eastern Front are fitted into the war as a whole; the killing of six million Jews and millions of others is placed into context; and the fighting at sea and in the air is included in a coherent view of the great conflict.

Title: A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II

Author: Weinberg, Gerhard L.

Categories: World War II,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994

ISBN Number: 0521443172

ISBN Number 13: 9780521443173

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

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