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Author Müller, Rolf-Dieter, 1948-

Title Hitler's war in the East, 1941-1945 : a critical assessment / Rolf-Dieter Müller and Gerd R. Ueberschär ; translation of texts by Bruce D. Little
Published Providence, RI : Berghahn Books, 1997

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Description x, 405 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. A. Policy and Strategy / Rolf-Dieter Muller -- Pt. B. The Military Campaign / Gerd R. Ueberschar -- Pt. C. The Ideologically Motivated War of Annihilation in the East / Gerd R. Ueberschar -- Pt. D. The Occupation / Rolf-Dieter Muller -- Pt. E. The Results of the War and Coming to Terms with Them
Summary There is still a widespread assumption that the Second World War was won in the West, when in fact the tide was first turned on the Eastern front. This book, written by two internationally known experts on the subject, argues that Hitler's Ostkrieg was the central event of the global conflict between the Allies and the Axis powers. However, this is much more than a traditional military political history: it deals with Nazi crimes and economic exploitation, with the psychological war. No less significantly, this volume provides a guide to the extensive literature on the war in the East, including largely unknown Soviet writing on the subject. Indispensable for military historians, but also for all scholars who approach this crucial period in world history from a socio-economic or cultural perspective
Notes "A publication of the Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte/Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from the German
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front -- Bibliography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Bibliography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union -- Bibliography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union.
Author Ueberschär, Gerd R.
Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte (Germany)
LC no. 96044941
ISBN 1571810684 (acid-free paper)