The Turning of Tide 1942-44

The Turning of Tide 1942-44

Mixed media product Second World War Experience

By (author) Richard Overy, Other Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)

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  • Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
  • Format: Mixed media product | 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 278mm x 310mm x 38mm | 1,479g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1847321860
  • ISBN 13: 9781847321862
  • Illustrations note: approx. 200 colour/ b&w photographs, colour maps & artworks
  • Sales rank: 273,927

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The Turning of Tide.

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Richard Overy, Professor of History, University of Exeter, is a world-renowned historian and an expert on the history of the Second World War, air warfare and the Hitler and Stalin dictatorships. He has won five prizes for his published work, including the 2005 Wolfson prize for History. He is a regular contributor to the Independent, Sunday Telegraph and Guardian.

Table of contents

1942 Continued: The tide turns in North Africa; The Battle for Stalingrad; Second Alamein; Operation "Torch"; Guadacanal; The Soviet counter-stroke: Operation "Uranus"; Defeat at Stalingrad; 1943: The Casablanca Conference: "Unconditional Surrender"; Operation "Longcloth": the Chindits in Burma; The end of the Axis in Africa: Tunisia; Dambusters; Rationing: the War for Food; The Battle of Kursk; Operation "Husky" - the Capture of Sicily; The Bombing of Hamburg; The French Resistance; From Kharkov to Kiev: the Red Army breaks through; Italy: Invasion and Surrender; Operation "Cartwheel": the war for New Guinea; Island-Hopping in the Pacific; The Teheran Conference; Partisan War; Battle of the North Cape; 1944: Anzio; The Battle for Monte Cassino; The Secret War: spies, codes and deception; Battle for India: Imphal and Kohima; Japan's War in China: Operation "Ichi-Go".