Poland 1939: The Outbreak of World War II (Compact Disc)

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Poland 1939: The Outbreak of World War II (Compact Disc)

By Roger Moorhouse (Read by)


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A gripping history of the September Campaign and the onset of World War II

For Americans, World War II began in December of 1941, with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; but for Poland, the war began on September 1, 1939, when Hitler's soldiers invaded, followed later that month by Stalin's Red Army. The conflict that followed saw the debut of many of the features that would come to define the later war-blitzkrieg, the targeting of civilians, ethnic cleansing, and indiscriminate aerial bombing-yet it is routinely overlooked by historians.

In Poland 1939, Roger Moorhouse reexamines the least understood campaign of World War II, using original archival sources to provide a harrowing and very human account of the events that set the bloody tone for the conflict to come.

Product Details ISBN: 9781549132742
ISBN-10: 1549132741
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: July 14th, 2020
Language: English