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The battle for Spain
the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
VerfasserIn: Beevor, Antony
Verfasserangabe: Antony Beevor
Jahr: 2006
Verlag: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Mediengruppe: Buch
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AUS DEM INHALT : / / The civil war that tore Spain apart between 1936 and 1939 and attracted liberals and socialists from across the world to support the cause against Franco was one of the most hard-fought and bitterest conflicts of the 20th century: a war of atrocities and political genocide and a military testing ground before WWII for the Russians, Italians and Germans, whose Condor Legion so notoriously destroyed Guernica. This was Antony Beevor's first work of non-fiction, pre-dating his international bestselling STALINGRAD and BERLIN: THE DOWNFALL 1945. Now, more than 20 years later, he has substantially rewritten it drawing on masses of newly-discovered material from the Spanish, Russian and German archives. His account narrates the origins of the Civil War and its violent and dramatic course from the coup d'etat in July 1936 through the savage fighting of the next three years which ended in catastrophic defeat for the Republicans in 1939. And he succeeds especially well in unravelling the complex political and regional forces that played such an important part in the origins and history of the war.
VerfasserIn: Beevor, Antony
VerfasserInnenangabe: Antony Beevor
Jahr: 2006
Verlag: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Systematik: GE.EMS, FS.E
ISBN: 978-0-297-84832-5
2. ISBN: 0-297-84832-1
Beschreibung: Rev. ed., XXXII, 526 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Sprache: Englisch
Fußnote: Earlier version published London : Orbis, 1982 under the title: The Spanish Civil War
Mediengruppe: Buch