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Author Hitchcock, William I
Title The bitter road to freedom : a new history of the liberation of Europe / William I. Hitchcock
Imprint New York : Free Press, 2008

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Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed
Descript viii, 446 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Contents Liberation in the west. Prologue: D-Day. "Too wonderfully beautiful": liberation in Normandy ; Blood on the snow: the eulsive liberation of Belgium ; Hunger : the Netherlands and the politics of food -- Into Germany. Prologue: armies of justice. Red storm in the east: survival and revenge ; A strange, enemy country: America's Germany -- Moving bodies. Prologue: "They have suffered unbearably." Freedom from want: UNRRA and the relief effort to save Europe ; "A tidal wave of nomad persons": Europe's displaced persons -- To live again as people. Prologue: "We felt ourselves lost." A host of corpses : liberating Hitler's camps ; Americans and Jews in occupied Germany ; Belsen and the British
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-429) and index
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Europe
ISBN/ISSN 9780743273817
0743273818


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