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Destroy Warsaw!

Destroy Warsaw!


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About the Book

Written by a survivor of the Warsaw Uprising, this book examines the background of the ill-fated 63-day uprising that pitted poorly armed Polish civilians and volunteers against Hitler's well-armed and veteran forces. Borowiec also examines Stalin's decision to stand by while Warsaw and its defenders were destroyed.

Borowiec provides a day-by-day account of the combat and the efforts to resupply the partisans by Allied aircraft. In this, the first English-language history of the Uprising, Borowiec relies on his own experiences, those of other participants, and other materials not usually available to Western scholars and researchers interested in World War II. His firsthand account brings those 63 days to life.


About the Author:

ANDREW BOROWIEC took part in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising and after his liberation from a prisoner-of-war camp emigrated to the United States. A veteran foreign correspondent, he now writes for The Washington Times. He is the author of political studies on Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, and Tunisia, published by Praeger.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275970055
  • Publisher: Praeger Publishers
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger Publishers
  • Depth: 25
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 23 mm
  • Weight: 503 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275970051
  • Publisher Date: 30 Sep 2001
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Height: 240 mm
  • No of Pages: 224
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: Hitler's Punishment, Stalin's Revenge
  • Width: 164 mm


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