The war: a concise history, 1939-1945 / by Louis L. Snyder ; Foreword by Eric Sevareid.


New York, J. Messner [1960] .

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Subjects World War, 1939-1945.
Description xxiii, 579 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1, Prelude: The road to war: -- The alter of Mars -- From Manchuria to Anschluss: stages of Axis aggression -- The immediate causes; -- pt. 2, Furor teutonicus: Hitler's days of glory: -- The issues joined: Hitler strikes -- From Sitzkrieg to Blitzkrieg: the collapse of France -- Their finest hour: Britain stands alone -- Lifeline Neptune: war on the seas -- The struggle for the Mediterranean -- Fissure: Germany attacks Russia -- The United States: arsenal of democracy; -- pt. 3, Paladin: the allies on the defensive: -- The rising sun of Japan -- The United States at war -- New world of the triumphant axis; -- pt. 4, Phoenix: turn of the tide: -- The United States halts Japan -- Outwitting the Desert Fox -- The pendulum swings in Russia; -- pt. 5, Crusade: smashing the axis: -- Coalition: blueprints for victory -- The Sicilian and Italian campaigns -- The setting sun of Japan; -- pt. 6, Feu de Joie: triumph of the United Nations: -- The assault on fortress Europe -- Closing the trap on Hitler -- Finis Germaniae: victory in the west -- Cracking the inner defenses of Japan -- Victory in the east; -- pt. 7, Epilogue: -- Aftermath.
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