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Author Bessel, Richard.

Title Germany 1945 : from war to peace / Richard Bessel.

Publication Info. New York : Harper, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  943.087 BESSEL    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  943.087 BESSEL    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description x, 522 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: Great Britain : Simon & Schuster UK, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [497]-500) and index.
Contents To hell and back -- A world in flames -- Murder and mayhem -- Fleeing for their lives -- The last days of the Reich -- Revenge -- The beginning of occupation -- The loss of the East -- Societies of the uprooted -- Visions of a new world -- The Great Disorder -- Paying for war and peace -- Life after death.
Summary A chronicle of Germany's transformation during a pivotal year describes the devastation from the war's final battles, the death marches and acts of vengeance suffered by ordinary citizens, and the first postwar year's burgeoning social, economic, and political cultures.
Subject Germany -- History -- 1945-1955.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany.
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