The Resource The second world wars : how the first global conflict was fought and won, Victor Davis Hanson

The second world wars : how the first global conflict was fought and won, Victor Davis Hanson

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The second world wars : how the first global conflict was fought and won
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The second world wars
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how the first global conflict was fought and won
Statement of responsibility
Victor Davis Hanson
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2nd world wars
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Language
eng
Summary
  • World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Hanson examines how combat unfolded in the air, at sea, and on land to show how distinct conflicts among disparate combatants coalesced into one interconnected global war. He argues that despite its novel industrial barbarity, neither the war's origins nor its geography were unusual. Nor was its ultimate outcome surprising
  • "A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and in so many different ways, from rocket attacks in London to jungle fighting in Burma to armor strikes in Libya. The Second World Wars examines how combat unfolded in the air, at sea, and on land to show how distinct conflicts among disparate combatants coalesced into one interconnected global war. Drawing on 3,000 years of military history, Victor Davis Hanson argues that despite its novel industrial barbarity, neither the war's origins nor its geography were unusual. Nor was its ultimate outcome surprising. The Axis powers were well prepared to win limited border conflicts, but once they blundered into global war, they had no hope of victory. An authoritative new history of astonishing breadth, The Second World Wars offers a stunning reinterpretation of history's deadliest conflict."--Dust jacket
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PUL
Dewey number
940.54
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  • illustrations
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Index
index present
LC call number
D743
LC item number
.H329 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
The second world wars : how the first global conflict was fought and won, Victor Davis Hanson
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The second world wars : how the first global conflict was fought and won, Victor Davis Hanson
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 531-632) and index
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
Part one: IDEAS. The war in a classical context ; Grievances, agendas, and methods ; Old, new, and strange alliances -- Part two: AIR. The air power revolution ; From Poland to the Pacific ; New terrors from above -- Part three: WATER. Ships and strategies ; From the Atlantic to the Mediterranean ; A vast ocean -- Part four: EARTH. The primacy of infantry ; Soldiers and armies ; The western and eastern wars for the continent ; Armies abroad ; Sieges -- Part five: FIRE. Tanks and artillery -- Part six: PEOPLE. Supreme command ; The warlords ; The workers ; The dead -- Part seven: ENDS. Why and what did the allies win?
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25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 652 pages, 34 unnumbered pages of plates
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9780465066988
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2017024227
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)988171848

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