The Many Faces of Defeat (American University Studies)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780820413518: The Many Faces of Defeat (American University Studies)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This book examines the great variety of experiences of the German people at the end of World War II, beginning with the frightening bombings, the passage of armies, the imprisonment of soldiers and civilians, the troop occupation of each of five separate zones, plus Berlin and Königsberg, and their impact on the defeated. This experience ranged from a liberation from the SS, to an enormous relief that the war's killing was over, to the rapings of women, particularly in the east, to a massive looting and destruction, again worst in the east, and the expulsion of millions from their ancestral homes. The beginnings of recovery and self-government in the four zones, moving particularly quickly in the American zone. The fundamental result everywhere: Hunger.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

«The first comprehensive account in English, of how German civilians and soldiers fared at the hands of US, British, French, Soviet, and Polish military forces at the end of WW II. Based on German and foreign memoirs and relevant archival sources, his new book paints a graphic picture and offers a sensible interpretation of the horrendous price that countless Germans paid for Hitler's war and terror. College, university, and public libraries.» (G.P. Blum, University of the Pacific)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used View Book
List Price: US$ 78.95
US$ 413.74

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Edward N. Peterson
Published by Peter Lang Publishing (1990)
ISBN 10: 0820413518 ISBN 13: 9780820413518
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Peter Lang Publishing, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0820413518

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 413.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds