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Destroy Warsaw!

Hitler's Punishment, Stalin's Revenge

By Andrew Borowiec

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Format: Hardback, 224 pages
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 30 September 2001
Offers first English-language account of the 63-day Warsaw Uprising against the retreating German forces. Written by a survivor of the Warsaw Uprising, this book examines the background of the ill-fated 63-day uprising that pitted poorly armed Polish civilians and volunteers against Hitler's well-armed and veteran forces. Borowiec also examines Stalin's decision to stand by while Warsaw and its defenders were destroyed. Borowiec provides a day-by-day account of the combat and the efforts to resupply the partisans by Allied aircraft. In this, the first English-language history of the Uprising, Borowiec relies on his own experiences, those of other participants, and other materials not usually available to Western scholars and researchers interested in World War II. His firsthand account brings those 63 days to life.

Table of Contents

Prologue A Tragic Heritage The Conspiracy "The Poles Shall be Slaves" The Secret Army Death of the Warsaw Ghetto Operation Storm Warsaw on Fire "Kill Anyone You Want" A Battle for Survival Alone in the Ruins Condemned by Stalin The End of Agony Epilogue Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Bibliography Index

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Offers first English-language account of the 63-day Warsaw Uprising against the retreating German forces.

About the Author

ANDREW BOROWIEC took part in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising and after his liberation from a prisoner-of-war camp emigrated to the United States. A veteran foreign correspondent, he now writes for The Washington Times. He is the author of political studies on Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, and Tunisia, published by Praeger.

EAN: 9780275970055
ISBN: 0275970051
Publisher: Praeger Publishers Inc
Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.5 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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