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War of Annihilation Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front 1941

ISBN-10: 0742544818

ISBN-13: 9780742544819

Edition: 2006

Authors: Geoffrey P. Megargee

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In the midst of WWII, 1941 stood as a year of unforgettable death and devastation across the European nations. Hitler waged an invasion in the Soviet Union with hopes of achieving a single season victory for the Germans. However, the campaign ended in utter destruction leaving millions dead, or left to die from starvation and disease. War of Annihilation chronicles the history of the campaign and the enormous ramifications left behind. Geoffrey P. Megargee provides an up-close and captivating look at one of the most fatal years of WWII.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/22/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Roots of the War of Annihilation
Plans and Preparations, 1940-1941
Initial Victories and Atrocities, June to August
The Second Phase: Expanding Conquests and Genocide, August to October
The Final Drive on Moscow and Systematic Killing, October to December
Failure and Its Consequences, to Early 1942
Conclusion
The Levels of Command
Principal German Army Commands and Staffs on June 22, 1941
Notes
Bibliographic Essay
Index
About the Author