A world in flames: a short history of the Second World War in Europe and Asia, 1939-1945

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Longman, Oct 15, 1990 - History - 377 pages
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This book is clear, crisp and jargon-free. It is presented as an analytical narrative, and presupposes no previous knowledge of the events it surveys. It deals with the war in Asia and the Pacific as well as the European arena. It combines interpretative authority with up-to-date scholarship and a companionable writing style. And it tells the story richly but concisely, within the covers of a single manageable volume.

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Contents

From the Outbreak of the War to the Fall of France
12
The Battle of Britain and the Balkan Campaign
39
The Attack on the Soviet Union June 1941December 1941
62
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About the author (1990)

Martin Kitchen is Professor emeritus of history at Simon Fraser University, Canada. The author of 17 books on European history, the most recent of which are "'The German Offensives of 1918'" (2201) and "'Nazi ""Germany"": A Critical Introduction'"(2004).

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