Электронная книга: Gary Hess R. «The United States at War, 1941 - 1945»

The United States at War, 1941 - 1945

This 3rd edition presents a concise overview of how the war was fought as well as a consideration of the ways in which Americans regarded allies and enemies, embraced heroes, and viewed the war's purpose. Making the important distinction between popular notions and military and political realities, Gary Hess helps today's readers to better understand the complexity of the conflict. Updated to incorporate the latest scholarship, this latest edition also includes new material to underscore more fully the moral dimensions of the war, including the American decision to use the atomic bomb, the ruthless campaigns of both the Germans and Russians in Eastern Europe, American reaction to the Holocaust as well as the government's post-war tolerance and protection of Nazis deemed valuable to Cold War research and intelligence. Enhanced coverage of specific topics including the Bataan Death March, the Battle of the Bulge, and the Allied uncovering of concentration camps rounds out the narrative.

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited"

ISBN: 9781118806586

электронная книга

Купить за 1947.28 руб и скачать на Litres

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Party switching in the United States — In United States politics, party switching is any change in party affiliation of a partisan public figure, usually one who is currently holding elected office. In the United States dominant two party system, the switches most commonly occur… …   Wikipedia

  • Cuisine of the United States — The cuisine of the United States is a style of food preparation derived from the United States. The cuisine has a history dating back before the colonial period when the Native Americans had a rich and diverse cooking style for an equally diverse …   Wikipedia

  • Army of the United States — The Army of the United States is the official name for the conscription (U.S. term: draft) force of the United States Army that may be raised at the discretion of the United States Congress in the event of the United States entering into a major… …   Wikipedia

  • Demographics of the Supreme Court of the United States — United States This article is part of the series on the  United States Supreme Court The Court …   Wikipedia

  • Article One of the United States Constitution — United States of America This article is part of the series: United States Constitution Original text of the Constitution Preamble Articles of the Constitution I  …   Wikipedia

  • History of the United States Marine Corps — The United States Marine Corps was originally organized as the Continental Marines in 1775 to conduct ship to ship fighting, provide shipboard security and assist in landing forces. Its mission evolved with changing military doctrine and American …   Wikipedia

  • Missions of the United States Coast Guard — The United States Coast Guard carries out three basic roles, which are further subdivided into eleven statutory missions. The three roles are: Maritime safety Maritime security Maritime Stewardship The eleven statutory missions as defined by law… …   Wikipedia

  • List of battleships of the United States Navy — United States Navy ship typesThis list of battleships of the United States Navy includes all ships with the hull classification symbol BB . A number of these were started but never completed.American battleships can be roughly divided into four… …   Wikipedia

  • Consulate General of the United States in Thessaloniki — The Consulate General of the United States in Thessaloniki is the focal point for events relating to the United States in northern Greece. The Consulate is situated on the 7th floor of a new commercial office building at 43 Tsimiski Street in the …   Wikipedia

  • Trucking industry in the United States — The trucking industry (also referred to as the transportation or logistics industry) is the transport and distribution of commercial and industrial goods using commercial motor vehicles (CMV). In this case, CMVs are most often trucks; usually a… …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of women's colleges in the United States — The following is a timeline of women s colleges in the United States. These are institutions of higher education in the United States whose student populations are comprised exclusively or almost exclusively of women. They are often liberal arts… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.