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Routledge Library Editions: WW2


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This set of previously out-of-print books collects together a host of valuable research spanning the breadth of topics around the Second World War. Areas covered include the air war, land battles, generalship, dictatorship and appeasement, the use of atomic weapons, propaganda, conscription and conscientious objection, civilian evacuation, refugees, resistance under occupation, and much more besides.

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Britain's Food Supplies in Peace and War

Britain's Food Supplies in Peace and War

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Charles Smith
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1940, is a systematic analysis of Britain’s principal food supplies and the means by which they are distributed to the people. Its calculates the total quantities of food required to feed the whole nation properly, examines pricing structures and the sources of the ...

Churchill in his Time A Study in a Reputation, 1939–1945

Churchill in his Time: A Study in a Reputation, 1939–1945

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Brian Gardner
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1968, analyses Winston Churchill’s war years using a wide range of little-consulted sources to give us a full and round picture of a prime minister beloved by many but disliked by others. Contemporary accounts and opinions bring us close to the reality of the man, and ...

Civil Liberties in Britain During the 2nd World War A Political Study

Civil Liberties in Britain During the 2nd World War: A Political Study

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Neil Stammers
November 22, 2021

War and such crises are seen as aberrations in the history and development of democracy – a time when otherwise unacceptable constraints can be imposed on the ordinary man with little or no dissent. The reasoning behind this is questioned in this book, first published in 1983. It makes a detailed ...

Conscience, Government and War Conscientious Objection in Great Britain 1939–45

Conscience, Government and War: Conscientious Objection in Great Britain 1939–45

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Rachel Barker
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1982, is a systematic and detached analysis of the 60,000 British conscientious objectors in the Second World War, forming an examination of the relationship between the individual and the State in time of war. It sets out to show how the British Government dealt with ...

Film & Radio Propaganda in World War II

Film & Radio Propaganda in World War II

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By K.R.M. Short
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1983, brings together leading world experts on film and radio propaganda in a study which deals with each of the major powers as well as several under occupation. By examining each nations’ propaganda content and comparing its various strands of output designed for ...

General Staffs and Diplomacy before the Second World War

General Staffs and Diplomacy before the Second World War

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Adrian Preston
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1978, examines the influence of the General Staffs upon the diplomacy of appeasement and rearmament between 1931 and 1941. The great question of European security and order, and their breakdown and the outbreak of the second world war, are examined here through the ...

Hitler's Fall The Newsreel Witness

Hitler's Fall: The Newsreel Witness

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By K.R.M. Short, Stephan Dolezel
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1988, provides a comparative approach for looking at the filmic witness of the final days of the Third Reich, and the opening of the period often referred to as Stunde Null (Zero Hour) – that moment when a new Germany emerged from catastrophic destruction. Brought ...

Luftwaffe Strategy for Defeat, 1933–45

Luftwaffe: Strategy for Defeat, 1933–45

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Williamson Murray
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1985, is an in-depth analysis of the Luftwaffe in the Second World War, using previously untapped German archives and newly-released ‘Ultra’ intelligence records. It looks at the Luftwaffe within the context of the overall political decision-making process within the ...

Ministry of Morale Home Front Morale and the Ministry of Information in World War II

Ministry of Morale: Home Front Morale and the Ministry of Information in World War II

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Ian McLaine
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1979, is an analysis of the wartime Ministry of Information, responsible for the maintenance of public morale. How was it that British morale remained high, yet the department responsible was so bad? This book examines the domestic work of the Ministry and offers an ...

Montgomery the Field Marshal A Critical Study of the Generalship of Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G. and of the Campaign in North-West Europe, 1944/45

Montgomery the Field Marshal: A Critical Study of the Generalship of Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G. and of the Campaign in North-West Europe, 1944/45

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By R.W. Thompson
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1969, examines the achievement of Montgomery and the 21st Army Group in the campaign in Northwest Europe in 1944-45. The author observed the campaign first-hand, and has spent twenty years poring over war diaries and regimental papers to provide an in-depth analysis of...

Nagasaki The Forgotten Bomb

Nagasaki: The Forgotten Bomb

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Frank W. Chinnock
November 22, 2021

This book, first published in 1970, examines the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, when an entire industrial city was devastated and the bulk of its population killed or wounded. Coming days after the bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki has largely been forgotten. This book traces the decision by the US to ...

Out of Step A Study of Young Delinquent Soldiers in Wartime; Their Offences, Their Background and Their Treatment Under an Army Experiment

Out of Step: A Study of Young Delinquent Soldiers in Wartime; Their Offences, Their Background and Their Treatment Under an Army Experiment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Joseph Trenaman
November 22, 2021

In the early years of the War the Army was burdened with a great number of troublesome soldiers who would not take to the discipline. They were not only useless as fighting men, but were also likely to be a bad influence on others. Normal methods of punishment were tried repeatedly, to little ...

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