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Author Rossino, Alexander B., 1966-

Title Hitler strikes Poland : Blitzkrieg, ideology, and atrocity / Alexander B. Rossino.

Published Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.540509438 ROSS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Modern war studies.
Modern war studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The ideological dimensions of war with Poland -- Nazi radicals and SS killers -- The German Army and the opening phase of Operation Tannenberg -- Nazi anti-Jewish policy during the Polish campaign -- Institutional brutality and German Army reprisal policy -- From retaliation to atrocity -- Explaining German brutality.
Summary A gripping examination of the systematic and murderous ways that Germans first put into place their criminal ideology in their invasion of Poland, during which tens of thousands of civilians were killed to make "living space" for Germans in the east.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Poland.
Lightning war.
National socialism -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Poland.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Germany.
ISBN 0700612343 (alk. paper)