Monthly Archives: October 2013

THE SECOND WORLD WAR and THE EUROPEAN UNION

In the summer of 1945, Germany lay in ruins. Millions were dead either in battle, through persecution or as a result of allied bombing raids. The transport structure had been almost totally destroyed, there was a desperate shortage of food … Continue reading

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EUROPE AT WAR 1939-1945 No Simple Victory. Thoughts on Norman Davies’ superb book

 There are, of course, enough books about the Second World War to fill the Grand Canyon. There are illustrated books, novels, personal memoirs and narratives. In my rather limited experience there’s not too much in print which could be called … Continue reading

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