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Why the Allies Won by  Richard OVERY - First American Edition - 1996 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 81946)

Why the Allies Won

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Why the Allies Won

by OVERY, Richard

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Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
ISBN 10
0393039250
ISBN 13
9780393039252
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1996. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0393039250 . A first U. S. printing of this comprehensive history of the strategy employed in World War II by the Allies, resulting in their victory over the Axis powers. With numerous maps and a section of plates at mid-book depicting prominent figures and scenes. --- In full black paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in gilt. Jacket features Yevgeny Chaldey/Vollerenst photo of Russian troops raising the hammer-and-sickle on a high building (probably in Berlin). --- A very nice copy: clean, unmarked and bright. Unclipped, bright jacket with some chafing and small tears to edges, else decent.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xv, 396 pages .

Synopsis

Richard Overy is Professor in History at the University of Exeter. His books include William Morris ; Viscount Nuffield ; The Air War, 1939-1945 ; The Dictators: Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Russia ; The Nazi Economic Recovery 1932-1938 ; Goering: The Iron Man All Our Working Lives ; The Origins of the Second World War ; The Road to War ; War and Economy in the Third Reich ; The Inter-War Crisis ; Russia’s War: A History of the Soviet Effort ; and The Battle: Summer 1940 .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
81946
Title
Why the Allies Won
Author
OVERY, Richard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0393039250
ISBN 13
9780393039252
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1996
Keywords
0393039250
Bookseller catalogs
>>Military and Military Leaders;

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