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Checkmate in Berlin : the Cold War showdown that shaped the modern world / Giles Milton.

Milton, Giles, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

The lively, immersive story of the race to seize Berlin in the aftermath of World War II that fired the starting gun for the Cold War.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 943.1550874 .M662c 2021 (Text) 37814003423531 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/23/2021 Available -
Ontario Community Library 943.155 MILTO (Text) 33330004597037 New Book Display Book Branch_Only_6months 09/01/2021 Checked out 10/22/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250247568
  • ISBN: 125024756X
  • Physical Description: 377 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-357) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The road to Berlin -- Flag on the Reichstag -- Red Berlin -- Loot -- Arrival of the allies -- Life on the edge -- Dividing the spoils -- Let battle commence -- Enter the overlords -- The Iron Curtain -- Ministry of lies -- Crime and punishment -- Playing dirty -- Shifting sands -- Breaking point -- The perfect siege -- Flying high -- The sky's the limit -- Checkmate -- Fruits of victory.
Summary, etc.:
The lively, immersive story of the race to seize Berlin in the aftermath of World War II that fired the starting gun for the Cold War.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Germany > Berlin.
Cold War.
Berlin (Germany) > History > 1945-1990.
Berlin (Germany) > Strategic aspects.

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