RISING '44 - The Battle for Warsaw.
Macmillan, London, ND (circa 2004), 2nd imp., xxvi, 752pp, 64pp half tone photo ills., map in text, coloured endpapers, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tails bands, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, a detailed narrative of the circumstances of the Warsaw uprising of August 1944, when the people of Warsaw, believing that liberation was imminent, rose against the occupying Germans only for Stalin to pause the Sovet advance, allowing the Polish resistance to be crushed, a blatantly cynical action that removed likely troublemakers from a country he never intended to liberate but was to occupy himself, and of the Allies inability to prevent it, lightly bumped lower tip lower board, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly creased at spine ends, very good plus in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Keywords: war ww2 poland warsaw uprising occupation resistance