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The Ordeal of Total War, 1939-45 (The Rise of Modern Europe #20)

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Covers the scope of World War II, before the H-bomb. Encompasses Europe on the brink of war, the expansion of German power, the war's economic, psychological, & scientific dimensions, & the resurgence of Allied power. B&W photos & illustrations.
Paperback, 332 pages
Published June 28th 1968 by Harper & Row (NYC) (first published June 1968)
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David Hill
Apr 21, 2011 David Hill rated it really liked it
A well organized and well written, all-encompassing account of Europe during World War II. Focus is not on solely on describing the combat and political events, but includes chapters on the economic, psychological, and scientific dimensions of the war. I also like the extensive (40pp) and well organized bibliographic essay.

This book is from the Rise of Modern Europe series. I like this book enough that I'm going to pick up the volume covering the Napoleonic years.
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Jan 03, 2009 Drift rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this along time ago. I remeber that it had some cool details about the types of anti radar procedures that were applied to defend British aircraft.
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