The conquerors : roosevelt, truman and the destruction of hitler's germany, 1941-1945 (eBook, 2014) [University of Washington Libraries]
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The conquerors : roosevelt, truman and the destruction of hitler's germany, 1941-1945

Author: Michael R Beschloss
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From one of America's most respected historians, The Conquerors reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry Truman fought in private with Churchill and Stalin over how to ensure that Germany could never threaten the world again. Eleven years in the writing, drawing on newly opened American, Soviet and British documents as well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Beschloss
ISBN: 9780743260855 0743260856
OCLC Number: 892937633
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 06, 2014).
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Contents: ContentsPREFACECHAPTER ONEThe Plot to Murder Hitler CHAPTER TWO"Unconditional Surrender" CHAPTER THREE"Fifty Thousand Germans Must Be Shot!" CHAPTER FOUR"On the Back of an Envelope" CHAPTER FIVEThe Terrible Silence CHAPTER SIXThe "One Hundred Percent American" CHAPTER SEVEN"Oppressor of the Jews" CHAPTER EIGHT"We Will Have to Get Awfully Busy" CHAPTER NINE"Not Nearly as Bad as Sending Them to Gas Chambers" CHAPTER TEN"Somebody's Got to Take the Lead" CHAPTER ELEVEN"Christianity and Kindness" CHAPTER TWELVE"It Is Very, Very Necessary" CHAPTER THIRTEEN"Do You Want Me to Beg Like Fala?" CHAPTER FOURTEEN"A Hell of a Hubbub" CHAPTER FIFTEEN"As Useful as Ten Fresh German Divisions" CHAPTER SIXTEEN"Lord Give the President Strength" CHAPTER SEVENTEEN"The Only Bond Is Their Common Hate" CHAPTER EIGHTEEN"Arguing About the Future of the World" CHAPTER NINETEEN"No Earthly Powers Can Keep Him Here" CHAPTER TWENTY"What Will We Make of It?" CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE"I Was Never in Favor of That Crazy Plan" CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO"You and I Will Have to Bear Great Responsibility" CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE"How I Hate This Trip!" CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR"We Are Drifting Toward a Line Down the Center of Germany" CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE"The Spirit and Soul of a People Reborn" CHAPTER TWENTY-SIXThe Conquerors AUTHOR'S NOTE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS GENERAL SOURCES NOTES INDEX
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THE CONQUERORS provides a fascinating insight into the behind-the-scenes negotiations during World War II that led to the emasculation of Germany.  Read more...
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The New York Times Book Review Vigorously written....This is history as it was spoken at the time, and there is not a dull page. The Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal, "Editor's Choice" A gripping Read more...

 
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