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The Turning of the Tide 1942-44 [With CD (Audio)]

By Richard Overy, Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) (Other)

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Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
Other Information: Illustrated; Includes Cd (Audio)
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 September 2009
Volume three begins in Russia with the epic battle for Stalingrad and the German retreat. Rare facsimile documents include General Montgomery's orders for the Battle of El Alamein and Stalin's notes for his speech following the Red Army's victory at Stalingrad.

Table of Contents

1942 Continued: The tide turns in North Africa; The Battle for Stalingrad; Second Alamein; Operation "Torch"; Guadacanal; The Soviet counter-stroke: Operation "Uranus"; Defeat at Stalingrad; 1943: The Casablanca Conference: "Unconditional Surrender"; Operation "Longcloth": the Chindits in Burma; The end of the Axis in Africa: Tunisia; Dambusters; Rationing: the War for Food; The Battle of Kursk; Operation "Husky" - the Capture of Sicily; The Bombing of Hamburg; The French Resistance; From Kharkov to Kiev: the Red Army breaks through; Italy: Invasion and Surrender; Operation "Cartwheel": the war for New Guinea; Island-Hopping in the Pacific; The Teheran Conference; Partisan War; Battle of the North Cape; 1944: Anzio; The Battle for Monte Cassino; The Secret War: spies, codes and deception; Battle for India: Imphal and Kohima; Japan's War in China: Operation "Ichi-Go".

About the Author

Richard Overy, Professor of History, University of Exeter, is a world-renowned historian and an expert on the history of the Second World War, air warfare and the Hitler and Stalin dictatorships. He has won five prizes for his published work, including in 2005 the Wolfson prize for History. He is the author or Carlton's landmark Second World War Experience four part series in association with the Imperial War Museum and The Battle of Britain Experience, in association with the RAF. He is a regular contributor to the Independent, Sunday Telegraph and Guardian.

EAN: 9781847321862
ISBN: 1847321860
Publisher: Carlton Publishing Group
Dimensions: 30.99 x 27.69 x 3.56 centimetres (1.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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