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Warsaw, 1944

Robert Forczyk

Warsaw, 1944

Poland"s bid for freedom

by Robert Forczyk

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Published by Osprey in Oxford, New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Poland. -- Polskie Siły Zbrojne. -- Armia Krajowa,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- History -- Uprising, 1944 -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 94) and index.

    StatementRobert Forczyk ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.
    GenrePictorial works
    SeriesCampaign -- 205
    ContributionsDennis, Peter, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD765.2.W3 F67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23668790M
    ISBN 101846033527
    ISBN 109781846033520
    LC Control Number2009280439

      The Warsaw Uprising of August was a shocking event in a hideous war. This is the first account to recall the tragedy from both German and Polish perspectives and asks why, when the war was nearly lost, Hitler and Himmler decided to return to Author: Alexandra Richie. Warsaw The Fateful Uprising by Richie, Alexandra and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Warsaw Uprising, (August-October ), insurrection in Warsaw during World War II by which Poles unsuccessfully tried to oust the German army and seize control of the city before it was occupied by the advancing Soviet army. The uprising’s failure allowed the pro-Soviet Polish administration.   A masterful new history tells the story of the doomed Warsaw uprising as no other book yet has writes Ilana Bet-El—and the contemporary parallels are : Ilana Bet-El.

      A rare account of the gallant but doomed Warsaw Uprising. --Military History Monthly• A tragic yet inspiring first-person account of the uprising of Polish fighters against their Nazi occupiers during World War II• Memorable episodes include the author's escape from a German execution squad while his mother was murdered in the next room• Captures the patriotism, courage, Brand: Stackpole Books. In , the Nazis liquidated Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city’s destruction by deporting its remaining residents. As Soviet soldiers turned back the Nazi invasion of Russia and began pressing west, the underground Polish Home Army decided to act. Taking advantage of German disarray and seeking to forestall the absorption of their country into the.


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Alexandra Richie's "Warsaw Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising" is a book with significant strengths and weaknesses. For those who are well versed or particularly interested in the subject of the Warsaw Uprising, I can reassure you that this book does make a legitimate contribution to the body of English-language literature on the /5(42).

This book is not about the Warsaw ghetto uprising ofbut the uprising led by Polish fighters against the SS. The author openly states that the desperate courage of the Jews fighting in the ghetto with improvised weaponry was a matchless demonstration of heroism and the second uprising is not to be considered its equal/5(34).

Heroic yet doomed, the Warsaw Uprising was an act of resistance launched by the underground Polish Home Army, with extraordinarily adverse effects. The summertime battle was the catalyst for the Nazis long-planned destruction of the once glorious Polish capital chronicled here with astonishing precision by historian and Warsaw resident 4/4(2).

Alexandra Richie's "Warsaw Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising" is a book with significant strengths and weaknesses. For those who are well versed or particularly interested in the subject of the Warsaw Uprising, I can reassure you that this book does make a legitimate contribution to the body of English-language literature on the /5(74).

The Warsaw Uprising (Polish: Powstanie Warszawskie; German: Warschauer Aufstand) was a major World War II operation, in the summer ofby the Polish underground resistance, led by the Home Army (Polish: Armia Krajowa), to liberate Warsaw from German occupation.

The uprising was timed to coincide with the retreat of the German forces from Poland ahead of the Soviet on: Warsaw, Poland, 52°13′48″N 21°00′39″E /. Books shelved as warsaw-uprising Pamiętnik z Powstania Warszawskiego by Miron Białoszewski, Warsaw Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising b.

Q: The Warsaw Uprising, which began in Augustis one of the most honorable and tragic of World War II. You have written THE book on the subject, so please tell us, what made the Polish resistance of Warsaw decide to act then. A: The Warsaw Uprising began on 1 Augustand the reasons for this are complex.

The Poles had always planned. A detailed narrative of the brutal crushing of the uprising as seen through civilian eyes "Warsaw " is an important contribution to a tragic literature.” —The Wall Street Journal “Engrossing A massively researched, profoundly unsettling work revealing how the battle for Warsaw exposed the perfidy of East and West alike.

The Warsaw Uprising of was surely one of the most tragic events of the Second World War. With the Soviet army seemingly about to capture the prewar Polish capital – and the Nazis seemingly on the point of total defeat – the underground Home Army Author: Matt Elton.

The Warsaw Uprising of August was a shocking event in a hideous war. This is the first account to recall the tragedy from both German and Polish perspectives and asks why, when the war was nearly lost and resources were so urgently needed in the Fatherland, Hitler and Himmler decided to return to Warsaw bent on murder, deportation, and /5().

The Warsaw Uprising of August was a shocking event in a hideous war. This is the first account to recall the tragedy from both German and Polish perspectives and asks why, when the war was nearly lost and resources were so urgently needed in the Fatherland, Hitler and Himmler decided to return to Warsaw bent on murder, deportation, and /5(34).

Warsaw Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising by Alexandra Richie. The full untold story of how one of history's bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes Inthe Nazis liquidated Warsaw's Jewish ghetto. A year later, they threatened to complete the city's destruction by deporting its.

The 10 best books about Poland during World War II. lean figure against the backdrop of Warsaw's ruins. But the book it was based on, long suppressed in Poland, is notable for its lucidity and Author: Newsweek Staff.

WARSAW Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising User Review - Kirkus. A sympathetic delineation of one of the grimmest chapters in a savage neither a World War II scholar nor military expert, Richie (Faust's Metropolis: A History of Berlin, ) has the Reviews: 1.

By Konstanty Gebert. Over the past few years, a series of books has brought to the attention of English-speaking readers the morally challenging, historically important and often overlooked or forgotten story of the Polish contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.

The Warsaw Uprising of is a very good story. The overall information in this book is very interesting and frankly I would like to learn more. The downside to this entire book and the reason I I am rating this so poorly is because of the narration of David Hubbard.

Hubbard should've never been given this job. The Warsaw Uprising of August was a shocking event in a hideous war. This is the first account to recall the tragedy from both German and Polish perspectives and asks why, when the war was nearly lost, Hitler and Himmler decided to return to Warsaw bent on murder, deportation, and destruction/5().

The Warsaw Uprising of — a heroic and tragic day struggle to liberate World War 2 Warsaw from Nazi/German occupation. Undertaken by the Home Army (Armia Krajowa, AK), the Polish resistance movement, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River.

Defeated and occupied inPoland had suffered under the Nazi heel for nealy five years. Undaunted, however, the Poles formed an underground army, the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), and waited for a moment of German weakness.

That moment seemed to have arrived in July as the Soviet armies began to advance into eastern Poland. The AK launched its revolt in Warsaw on 1 August. A sympathetic delineation of one of the grimmest chapters in a savage war.

Though neither a World War II scholar nor military expert, Richie (Faust’s Metropolis: A History of Berlin, ) has the advantages of living in Warsaw and familiarity with the location and resources—e.g., a collection of underground newspapers from the war a result, her work exploring what she considers a Author: Alexandra Richie.

2. The subject of this book, the rising against the Nazis in Warsaw in late summer is a relatively little known, or forgotten (outside of Poland), yet one of the most tragic, episode in the entire history of World War by:   Read "Warsaw An Insurgent's Journal of the Uprising" by Zbigniew Czajkowski available from Rakuten Kobo.

“Built around a journal written in the months just after the Warsaw uprising by a teenage fighter in the Polish un Brand: Pen & Sword Books. Read "Warsaw Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising" by Alexandra Richie available from Rakuten Kobo.

The full untold story of how one of history's bravest revolts ended in one of its greatest crimes Inthe Nazis liq Brand: Farrar, Straus And Giroux.