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1945: The World We Fought for - Robert Kee

Guild, 1985, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of DJ lightly ruffled otherwise a very well presented copy.

Illustrated / decorative end papers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. 1945, the year in which the Second World War ended forty years ago, was also the year in which our own world began to take shape. By telling the story of the year as it unfolded, from contemporary newspapers and broadcasts, Robert Kee has given back to the historic events of that year the intensity, excitement and anxiety with which they were viewed at the tune, while illuminating their interest for us today. The allied setback in the Ardennes, the Russian offensive which changed the course of the war, the bombing of Dresden, the British and American drive into Germany across the Rhine, bitter American criticism of British policy, particularly in Greece, anxieties about Russia and Poland, the fears openly expressed of a Third World War even before the second one had ended…


Jacket designed by Craog Dodd. Size: 9½" x 6¼". 371 pages.
£10.50