White eagle, red star: the Polish-Soviet war, 1919-20

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Macdonald and Co., 1972 - History - 318 pages
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In "White Eagle, Red Star," distinguished historian Norman Davies gives us a full account of the Polish-Soviet War, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 when the Red Army- sure of victory and pledged to carry the Revolution across Europe - was crushed by a devastating Polish attack. Since known as " The Miracle of the Vistula, " it remains one of the most crucial conflicts of the Western world. Drawing on both Polish and Russian sources, Norman Davies shows how this war was a pivotal event in the course of European history.

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Norman Davies' White Eagle, Red Star is still the definitive work on the Polish-Soviet War and it shows: expertly researched and well-written, Davies covers every angle of the war, from the Polish ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
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A WINTER OF DISILLUSIONMENT
62
THE INVASION OF THE UKRAINE
105
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