Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II The First Complete One-Volume History by Robert Leckie

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Subjects:

  • World history: Second World War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages1024
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9239026M
ISBN 100060915358
ISBN 109780060915353
OCLC/WorldCa21523392

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His portrayal of personalities is excellent. This work is more mature than the author's vaguely unsatisfying Wars of America (). He does for World War II what John Costello did for The Pacific War (LJ 12/1/81)/5(21). Delivered from evil: the saga of World War II User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

A one-volume retelling of World War II may seem a dubious proposition, but this veteran writer of popular history has done an outstanding job.

Wisely beginning with Versailles, he uses a topical Read full review3/5(3). Buy a cheap copy of Delivered from Evil book by Robert Leckie. A first-class popular history of the war, lively, entertaining, and continuously informativePublishers Weekly His ability to recreate the emotions of war Free shipping over $/5(5).

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The narrative is the history of World War : Robert Leckie. New York: Harper & Row, pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Map endpapers. B&w maps. "World War II eventually involved every major power in the world, and before it was over some fifty million people lost their lives.

(This) is a complete political and military history of World War II. A Herculean undertaking: a complete history of WW II, from Versailles to Tokyo Bay; and Leckie, author of Warfare () and 27 other books, pulls it off with intelligence and style. He offers little that's dramatically new in this monumental ( pp.

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And no single film, whether it be an action flick, a spy thriller, a romance, or a docudrama, can convey the full scope of. Thompson notes that in Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II, Robert Leckie called the ships that came over from England the “most remarkable armada in the history of warfare.”Quite simply, this was a case of the military having to turn to civilians and civilians rising to the challenge.

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With tremendous narrative pace, remarkable skill at portraying important and fascinating people, a sharp eye for colorful details Pages: Leckie (Delivered from Evil) is a skillful guide through the daunting complexities of the American Civil War. His descriptions of battles and campaigns, from Fort Sumter to the post-Appomattox surre.

While Robert Leckie's Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II (LJ 9/1/87) is nearly twice as long as Keegan's book, integrates biographical material into the narrative, and is less analytical than Keegan's, Keegan's is extremely well written; the reader can almost visualize the movement of an army without looking at the maps.

John Keegan's book "The Second World War" is a good overview in one volume and is very readable. The Second World War: John Keegan: : Books. “Mobilizing Diversity: The Formation of Australia’s 8th Employment Company as a Response to the Japanese Threat in ,” delivered at Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in the Two World Wars Conference, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ONT, Canada, November Robert Leckie discusses Okinawa: The Last Battle of World War II.

Robert Leckie talked about his book, "Okinawa: Last Battle of World War II," published by Viking Penguin. It focuses on the U.S. invasion of Okinawa in April by ,00 troops, the last major step toward the. English literature - English literature - The literature of World War II (–45): The outbreak of war inas inbrought to an end an era of great intellectual and creative exuberance.

Individuals were dispersed; the rationing of paper affected the production of magazines and books; and the poem and the short story, convenient forms for men under arms, became the favoured means. Description of the book "None Died in Vain: The Saga of the American Civil War": A fast-paced, compulsively readable one-volume narrative of the American Civil War, by the author of the acclaimed saga of World War II, Delivered from Evil.

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The book was in part a firsthand account — Brickhill was a POW in German-occupied Poland, where the escape took place. It does not provide a comprehensive bibliography of World War II; rather, it has been compiled to provide a guide for students, teachers and exhibition attendees who are interested in learning more about how the war shaped relationships between Australians and Americans.

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And today we’ve largely returned to the balance of power Dulles set up in the."A World at Arms" is, I think, generally accepted among the pros as the best single-volume history of the war, not only for its accuracy, but for Weinberg's brilliant narrative and analysis. It's a fantastic book, Sleepy Head, but people should be warned that despite the prose being so readable, it's very long.

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