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The Long Summer of 1944

From: The Myth of the Good War


Looks at Operation Overload and landing in Normady in the summer of 1944 as a race for Britain and America to beat the Soviets to Berlin. Also looks at liberation in that summer and trying to avoid radical political, social, and economic change.



Jacques R. Pauwels

JACQUES R. PAUWELS is an independent scholar who has a special interest in 20th-century history. He has taught European history at the University of Toronto, York University, and the University of Waterloo. The first edition of this monumental work, published in 2000, has also been published in German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Dutch and has been on several national bestseller lists. This new edition has been revised and updated to incorporate new research on the war published since then.