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Mawdsley, Evan, 1945-

December 1941 : twelve days that began a world war / Evan Mawdsley. - New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2012. - ix, 347 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Originally published: 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Early December 1941, argues this book, saw a sequence of events that proved to be the turning point in World War II & a defining moment in the course of the century: the entry of Japan into the conflict, the end of US isolationism, the first great Red Army counterattack & the secret unleashing of the Holocaust.

9780300187878 (pbk.) 0300187874 (pbk.)

GBB259329 bnb

016106745 Uk


World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.

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