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Author Pinkus, Oscar.

Title The war aims and strategies of Adolf Hitler / Oscar Pinkus
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2005]
©2005

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 W'PONDS  940.54 Pin/Waa  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 537 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 26 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The wrong war -- 1. The leader -- 2. The program -- 3. The bloodless conquests -- 4. Gate to the east -- 5. The September weekend -- 6. Blitzkrieg in Poland -- 7. Sitzkrieg in the west -- 8. The occupation of Denmark and Norway -- 9. The collapse of France -- 10. The aftershocks -- 11. The turnabout -- 12. The wrong enemy -- 13. Fortress Europe -- Pt. 2. The holy war -- 14. Barbarossa -- 15. The black and the red -- 16. Untermensch and Ubermensch -- 17. Death of Barbarossa -- 18. December 1941 -- 19. The subhuman east -- 20. The Russian POWs -- 21. The final solution -- 22. Stalingrad -- Pt. 3. The smart war -- 23. The reluctant allies -- 24. British strategy -- 25. The bombing of Germany -- 26. Ultra-secret -- 27. African laurels -- Pt. 4. Annus Irae 1943 -- 28. From Kursk to Kiev -- 29. The fall of Italy -- 30. Defeat of the u-boats -- 31. Satan as prophet -- Pt. 5. Extinction -- 32. Barbarossa in reverse -- 33. Liberation of France -- 34. Loss of the Balkans
35. Raking the ashes -- 36. Invasion of Germany -- 37. Self-immolation -- 38. The finale in Berlin -- 39. Unconditional surrender
Summary "This book examines the different nature of the war on the Eastern and Western fronts; the disparate treatment afforded the two groups of POWs and civilians; and Hitler's scorched-earth policy, adopted after his primary objective proved beyond his grasp"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Military leadership.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe.
Strategy -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century.
LC no. 2005011462
ISBN 0786420545 paperback alkaline paper
0786420545 softcover alkaline paper
0786420545 paperback
0786420545 paperback