In this searing narrative that takes us from hitler's invasion of poland on September 1st, 1945 and the war's aftermath, 1939 to V-J day on August 14th, Beevor describes the conflict and its global reach--one that included every major power. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945.
The Second World War - Now, he turns his focus to one of the bloodiest and most tragic events of the twentieth century, in his newest and most ambitious book, the Second World War. Back Bay Books. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII.
Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943Penguin Books - This battle for the ruins of a city cost more than a million lives. Antony beevor has itnerviewed survivors and discovered completely new material in a wide range of German and Soviet archives, including prisoner interrogations and reports of desertions and executions. Penguin Books. The battle of stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare.
From antony beevor, the internationally bestselling author of D-Day and The Battle of Arnhem. In august 1942, hitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name. Stalingrad conveys the experience of soldiers on both sides, fighting in inhuman conditions, and of civilians trapped on an urban battlefield.
Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943 - As a story of cruelty, courage, and human suffering, Stalingrad is unprecedented and unforgettable. Historians and reviewers worldwide have hailed Antony Beevor's magisterial Stalingrad as the definitive account of World War II's most harrowing battle. In the five-month siege that followed, in an astonishing reversal, the Russians fought to hold Stalingrad at any cost; then, encircled and trapped their Nazi enemy.
The Fall of Berlin 1945Penguin Books - The fall of berlin is a terrible story of pride, yet it is also one of astonishing endurance, revenge, and savagery, stupidity, fanaticism, self-sacrifice, and survival against all odds. Hundreds of thousands of women and children froze to death or were massacred; more than seven million fled westward from the fury of the Red Army.
Penguin Books. Penguin Books. It was the most terrifying example of fire and sword ever known. Antony beevor, renowned author of d-day and The Battle of Arnhem, has reconstructed the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. Frenzied by their terrible experiences with Wehrmacht and SS brutality, pillage, mass rape, they wreaked havoc—tanks crushing refugee columns, and unimaginable destruction.
The Fall of Berlin 1945 - . A tale drenched in drama and blood, heroism and cowardice, loyalty and betrayal. Jonathan yardley, the washington postthe Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Third Reich in January 1945.
D-Day: The Battle for NormandyPenguin Books - Penguin Books. D-day is the consummate account of the invasion and the ferocious offensive that led to Paris's liberation. Beevor draws upon his research in more than thirty archives in six countries, going back to original accounts and interviews conducted by combat historians just after the action. Penguin Books.
Penguin Books. This is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting. Glorious, horrifying. D-day is a vibrant work of history that honors the sacrifice of tens of thousands of men and women.
D-Day: The Battle for Normandy - Timerenowned historian antony beevor, author of stalingrad and The Battle of Arnhem, and the man who "single-handedly transformed the reputation of military history" The Guardian presents the first major account in more than twenty years of the Normandy invasion and the liberation of Paris.
Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945Vintage - Penguin Books. Now, for the first time, he gives us a magnificent, single-volume history of the entire conflict. Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Above all, it is a new and essential understanding of one of the greatest and bloodiest events of the twentieth century. Remarkably informed and wide-ranging, Inferno is both elegantly written and cogently argued.
Winner of the pritzker prize for military historya new york Times Notable BookFrom one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the war.
Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 - Through his strikingly detailed stories of everyday people—of soldiers, sailors and airmen; British housewives and Indian peasants; SS killers and the citizens of Leningrad—Hastings provides a singularly intimate portrait of the world at war.
Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the BulgePenguin Books - The ardennes—involving more than a million men—would prove to be the battle which finally broke the back of the Wehrmacht. In this deeply researched work, with striking insights into the major players on both sides, Antony Beevor gives us the definitive account of the Ardennes offensive which was to become the greatest battle of World War II.
Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Belgian civilians abandoned their homes, justifiably afraid of German revenge. Used book in Good Condition. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east.
Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge - Many were exultant at the prospect of striking back. The allies, taken by surprise, found themselves fighting two panzer armies. In fact the ardennes became the Western Front’s counterpart to Stalingrad. The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of d-day, 1944, and the battle of arnhem reconstructs the battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account On December 16, Stalingrad, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp and forcing the Canadians and the British out of the war.
There was terrible ferocity on both sides, driven by desperation and revenge, in which the normal rules of combat were breached. Penguin Books.
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939Penguin Books - Penguin Books. Penguin Books. With new material gleaned from the russian archives and numerous other sources, this brisk and accessible book Spain's #1 bestseller for twelve weeks, explaining the tensions that led to this terrible overture to World War II and affording new insights into the war-its causes, provides a balanced and penetrating perspective, course, and consequences.
Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. A fresh and acclaimed account of the spanish civil war by the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Battle of Arnhem To mark the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War's outbreak, Antony Beevor has written a completely updated and revised account of one of the most bitter and hard-fought wars of the twentieth century.
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A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918Bantam - A world undone has an instructive value that can scarcely be measured”—Los Angeles Times “An original and very readable account of one of the most significant and often misunderstood events of the last century. Steve gillon, resident historian, The History Channel Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Delacorte Press.
. His account of the tragic folly of Gallipoli is masterful. Penguin Books. A world undone is a book of true greatness that prompts moments of sheer joy and pleasure. While the world slumbered, monumental forces were shaken. It will earn generations of admirers. The washington times “meyer’s sketches of the British Cabinet, the Russian Empire, the aging Austro-Hungarian Empire.
A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918 - . In less than a month, and miscalculation sent austro-hungarian troops marching into Serbia, deceit, jealousy, fear, German troops streaming toward Paris, missed opportunities, and a vast Russian army into war, a combination of ambition, with England as its ally. Are lifelike and plausible. Penguin Books.
Crete 1941: The Battle and the ResistancePenguin Books - Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Originally published in 1991, crete 1941 is a breathtaking account of a momentous battle of World War II. Delacorte Press. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Little did they know that the British, using Ultra intercepts, had already laid a careful trap.
The bestselling author of the battle of arnhem and d-day vividly reconstructs the epic WWII struggle for Crete – reissued with a new introductionNazi Germany expected its airborne attack on Crete in 1941 to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise. It should have been the first German defeat of the war when a fatal misunderstanding turned the battle around.
Crete 1941: The Battle and the Resistance - Prize-winning historian and bestselling author Antony Beevor lends his gift for storytelling to this important conflict, showing not only how the situation turned bad for Allied forces, but also how ferocious Cretan freedom fighters mounted a heroic resistance. Penguin Books.
The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War IIViking - Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account. On september 17, the founder of nazi germany's parachute forces, 1944, General Kurt Student, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines.
German reprisals were pitiless and cruel, and lasted until the end of the war. Antony beevor, american, using often overlooked sources from Dutch, and German archives, Polish, has reconstructed the terrible reality of the fighting, British, which General Student called "The Last German Victory. Yet the battle of arnhem, written with Beevor's inimitable style and gripping narrative, is about much more than a single dramatic battle--it looks into the very heart of war.
The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II - Delacorte Press. Penguin Books. Operation market garden, was a bold concept, but could it have ever worked? The cost of failure was horrendous, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the Lower Rhine and beyond, above all for the Dutch who risked everything to help. Penguin Books. He went out onto his balcony above the flat landscape of southern Holland to watch the air armada of Dakotas and gliders, carrying the legendary American 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions and the British 1st Airborne Division.
Lying About HitlerBasic Books - Richard J. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. In ruling against the controversial historian david Irving, whose libel suit against the American historian Deborah Lipstadt was tried in April 2000, the High Court in London labeled Irving a falsifier of history. Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Penguin Books. No objective historian, declared the judge, would manipulate the documentary record in the way that Irving did.
Penguin Books. Delacorte Press. Penguin Books. Evans, a cambridge historian and the chief adviser for the defense, uses this famous trial as a lens for exploring a range of difficult questions about the nature of the historian's enterprise.