Rising "44 the battle for Warsaw by Norman Davies

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Warsaw (Poland),
  • Poland,
  • Warsaw.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Warsaw.,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944.,
  • Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [705]-733) and index.

Book details

Other titlesRising forty-four
StatementNorman Davies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD765.2.W3 D34 2003b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 752 p. :
Number of Pages752
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3353952M
ISBN 100333905687
LC Control Number2004381099
OCLC/WorldCa52695974

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