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A People's History of World War II: The World's Most Destructive Conflict, As Told By the People Who Lived Through It

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The most destructive war in human history, World War II continues to generate an astonishingly rich trove of historical material, writings, and first-person recollections, which are essential to any appreciation of this most pivotal of historical events.

A People's History of World War II brings the full range of human experience during World War II to life through some of
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by The New Press (first published February 1st 2011)
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Piker7977
Oct 10, 2015 Piker7977 rated it it was ok
Shelves: world-war-ii, history
This column provides insight into some of the realities of World War II experienced by a plethora of individuals. It does not hold back many punches and the perspectives portray unique outlooks on the legacy of World War II.

This collection of perspectives is disjointed and does not provide an apparent narrative or thesis, except that World War II was a horrible experience across the globe. It also borrows heavily from Studs Terkel's "The Good War" which makes the reader more curious about that c
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Jan 25, 2017 Tara rated it really liked it
Excellent compilation of essays covering a broad range of people involved in all aspects of the war. A bit dry toward the end, but well worth a read.
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Mar 24, 2013 Bob rated it it was amazing
good to get a none glossed version of world war 2
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