No Simple Victory
World War II in Europe, 1939-1945
By (author) Norman Davies
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No Simple Victory by Norman Davies
Book DescriptionOne of the world's leading historians re- examines World War II and its outcome A clear-eyed reappraisal of World War II that offers new insight by reevaluating well-established facts and pointing out lesser-known ones, No Simple Victory asks readers to reconsider what they know about the war, and how that knowledge might be biased or incorrect. Norman Davies poses simple questions that have unexpected answers: Can you name the five biggest battles of the war? What were the main political ideologies that were contending for supremacy? The answers to these questions will surprise even those who feel that they are experts on the subject. Davies has established himself as a preeminent scholar of World War II . No Simple Victory is an invaluable contribution to twentieth-century history and an illuminating portrait of a conflict that continues to provoke debate.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114093
Paperback / softback
(213mm x 140mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Norman Davies
Trail of Hope, Hardback (November 2015)
Following the conquest of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, hundreds of thousands of Polish families were torn from their homes and sent eastwards to the arctic wastes of Siberia. This book is all about the World War II.
Europe, Paperback (January 2014)
From the Ice Age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, from Minos to Margaret Thatcher, Norman Davies here tells the entire story of Europe in a single volume. It is the most ambitious history of the continent ever undertaken.
Vanished Kingdoms, Paperback / softback (November 2012)
"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin." -- T.p. verso.
Auschwitz Volunteer, Paperback (August 2012)» View all books by Norman Davies
September 1940. With calm deliberation, Polish Army officer Witold Pilecki walked into a Nazi German street roundup in Warsaw... and became Auschwitz Prisoner No. 4859.
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Author Biography - Norman Davies
Norman Davies is a supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Historical Society, and Professor Emeritus at London University. His books include Europe: A History (a New York Times Notable Book), The Isles: A History, and the definitive history of Poland, God s Playground."
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