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December 1941: Twelve Days that Began a World War
In far-flung locations around the globe, an unparalleled sequence of international events took place between December 1 and December 12, 1941. In this riveting book, historian Evan Mawdsley explores how the story unfolded. He demonstrates how these dramatic events marked a turning point not only in the course of World War II but also in the direction of the entire century. ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published December 1st 2011 by Yale University Press
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an excellent book about the first 12 days of 1941 and the evens round the world that started WWII Gives a good balanced look at all the major countries and what and why they were doing them.A very good book for student looking at the events and how they started the war.
Evan Mawdsley is Professor of International History at Glasgow University. He has written numerous books and articles on Russian history and is the co-author of The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev. He lives in Glasgow.More about Evan Mawdsley...