Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

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"Davies reveals a comprehensive design, tremendous narrative power a remarkable gift for compression, and a shrewd sense of overall balance."

Should be compulsory reading... Rips away at many of our lazy assumptions about the outcome of the Second World War. ("The Guardian", London)

"Should be compulsory reading... Rips away at many of our lazy assumptions about the outcome of the Second World War." The Guardian, London

[Davies ] knowledge and his passion are displayed in this notable book. His research among Polish and Soviet sources is exhaustive... Max Hastings, Sunday Telegraph (London)

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The story of the Warsaw Rising from the the leading British authority on the history of Poland.

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