Reaping the Whirlwind : The German and Japanese Experience of World War II
This title offers an amazing insight into the events of World War II through the eyes of those who fought against the Allied forces in all theatres of the war. It features many previously unpublished accounts of the war from German and Japanese soldiers, civilians and military leaders. It covers every major arena of the war: Europe; the German invasion of Russia; Rommel's Afrika Korps; and, the Pacific war between Japan and force of the US, Australia and New Zealand. "Reaping the Whirlwind" uses the authentic voices of German and Japanese people caught up in the conflict and highlights the similar deprivations and dangers experienced by both victors and vanquished.
- Electronic book text | 336 pages
- 29 Jan 2009
- DAVID & CHARLES
- Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
- 31 b&w photos, 2 maps, 16pp plate section
About Nigel Cawthorne
Nigel Cawthorne is a prolific writer who has authored some 90 books on different subjects. He is best-known for Carlton's Sex Lives series which includes Sex Lives of the Roman Emperors, but also for his military history titles including 100 Great Military Commanders. He lives in Bloomsbury, London.
Table of contents
Maps; Introduction; Part I - Voices of the Germans; 1 Achtung!; 2 The Battle of the Atlantic; 3 Holding the Line; 4 Reaping the Whirlwind; 5 The Last Offensive; 6 Gotterdammerung; Part II Voices of the Japanese; 7 Tora! Tora! Tora!; 8 Bushido; 9 Retreat to Yasukuni; 10 Kamikaze; 11 Enduring the Unendurable; Index.