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Military History - Between the World Wars - General Section
Between the World Wars - General Section
Despite being thought of as a period  bereft of major conflicts, there were in fact many outbreaks of hostilities. Amongst these were the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, the Sino-Japanese War &, of course, the Spanish Civil War - a testing ground for Germany's newly developed weapons & tactics, including strategic bombing against civilians
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WAS GERMANY DEFEATED IN 1918?
by Cyril Falls and John W. Wheeler-Bennett

Oxford Pamphlets on World Affairs No.30. The authors maintain that propaganda in Germany claimed that there was no defeat in 1918 but betrayal 'by Jews and Communists'. The pamphlet describes the campaigns of 1918 leading up to the signing of the Armistice, supported by excerpts from letters and documents.

1940, Oxford Univ.Press.Toronto, , ,< E-01>,31pp. map, Very good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 37260-01..............................£10.00 

RUSSIA'S ROAD FROM PEACE TO WAR: SOVIET FOREIGN RELATIONS 1917-1941
by Louis Fischer

Dustwrapper torn on spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. The course of Russia's foreign relations from the Bolshevik revolution to the Nazi invasion of Russia. The author's premise is that the foreign policy of a country can only be understood by close attention to domestic politics and the behaviour of those who rule.

1969, Harper & Row, , ,< E-01>,499pp Foxing on page edges., Good, ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 37348-01..............................£20.00 

BLOOD AND BANQUETS
by Bella Fromm

From the author's diaries between 1930 and 1938 A prominent member of Berlin Society, from a well known Jewish family, she describes life in Berlin immediately before and after Hitler's assumption of power meeting the leaders of Nazi Regime, until escaping to France in 1938.

1944, Geoffrey Bles, , ,< E-01>,256pp illustrations, Good in worn d/w, ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 21277-01..............................£8.00 

TRIANON AND THE PROTECTION OF MINORITIES
by Jozsef Galantai

East European Monographs No. CCCLII. This volume studies the minority rights provisions included in the 1920 Peace Treaty of Trianon, in which the Allies divided Hungarian territories. The author uses these provisions to explore contemporary ethnic minority issues that have devastated Eastern Europe.

1992, Columbia University Press, , 0880332492,< E-01>,185pp, map in rear pocket., Very good in blue boards, ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 36991-01..............................£8.00 

BENN'S TWENTIETH-CENTURY HISTORIES: THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
by Jack Gibbs

For nearly 100 years up to 1936, Spain had hovered on the edge of civil war as the traditional powers of Church, Monarch and Army failed to cope with the problems of a world power in decline. Strong factions developed and the author shows how inherent disintegration was a major cause of the Republicans' eventual defeat. He also discusses the extent of international intervention, and how Germany, blatantly fighting on the Fascist side experimented with new machines and techniques in anticipation of the Second World War.

1973, Ernest Benn Ltd., , 051017809X,< E-01>,128pp illustrations, maps, Good in d/w, ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 36085-02..............................£8.00 

BENN'S TWENTIETH-CENTURY HISTORIES: THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
by Jack Gibbs

For nearly 100 years up to 1936, Spain had hovered on the edge of civil war as the traditional powers of Church, Monarch and Army failed to cope with the problems of a world power in decline. Strong factions developed and the author shows how inherent disintegration was a major cause of the Republicans' eventual defeat. He also discusses the extent of international intervention, and how Germany, blatantly fighting on the Fascist side experimented with new machines and techniques in anticipation of the Second World War.

1973, Ernest Benn Ltd., , 051017809X,< E-01>,128pp Maps, illustrations., Good. Fading on dw. Bookplate inside cover. browning on page edges., ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 36085-01..............................£6.00 

THE PEACE TO END PEACE. THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE OF 1919
by George Goldberg

No dustjacket. The Versailles Peace Conference was the meeting of the Allied victors following the end of World War I. Its aim was to set the peace terms for the defeated Central Powers following the 1918 Armistice. It took place in Paris during 1919 and involved diplomats from more than 32 countries.

1970, Pitman, , 0273314335,< E-01>,221pp, Marks on page edges. Good, ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 37335-01..............................£6.00 

THE BROWN PLAGUE: TRAVELS IN LATE WEIMAR AND EARLY NAZI GERMANY
by Daniel Guerin

In 1932 and 1933, during the months surrounding the Nazi seizure of power, the author a young French journalist, made two trips through Germany. in this he delivers a passionate warning to French workers about the terror and horror of fascism. He chronicles the collapse of the German workers’ movement and reports on the beginnings of clandestine resistance to the Nazis. He also describes the Socialist and Communist leaderships’ inability to recognize the danger that led to their demise. Through vivid dialogs, interviews, and revealing descriptions of everyday life among the German people, he offers insight into the tragedy that was beginning to unfold.

1994, Duke University Press, , 0822314630,< E-01>,187pp illustrations, very good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 38047-01..............................£12.00 

FAILURE OF A MISSION
by Sir Neville Henderson PC.GCMG

Blue boards with faded spine. no d/w. Henderson, a British diplomat of long experience and proven character, was ambassador for his country in Berlin from 1937 to 1939. This is the story of his attempt, and his failure, to avert the calamity of European war. He was witness to the dramatic events that preceeded the Second World War, including the Anschluss, Munich, the occupation of Prague, Hitler's threats to Poland, and the outbreak of war.

1940, Hodder & Stoughton, , ,< E-01>,318pp, , ,
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 13011-01..............................£5.00 

FINAL REPORT
by Sir Neville Henderson GCMG

"On the circumstances leading to the termination of his mission to Berlin, September 20th 1939." The final report of the British Ambassador to the Third Reich, before the onset of WWII.

1939, HM Stationary Office , , ,< E-01>,27pp., Good, , CARD
Subject...Between the World Wars - General
Web No. 5197-01..............................£9.00 

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