The Long Shadow of World War II: The Legacy of the War and its Impact on Political and Military Thinking since 1945 [Hardback]

Matthias Strohn(Editor)

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ISBN: 9781952715020 | Published by: Casemate Academic | Year of Publication: 2021 | 288p, H9 x W6,
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The Long Shadow of World War II

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2020 marks 75 years since the end of World War II, yet even as the war slips from living memory, its legacies continue to influence current political and military thinking. This anthology will analyse these legacies for a number of countries and regions including China, Russia, the United States, the Near East, and Germany illustrating in detail how World War II is not merely a historical event, but a defining moment for current military and political thinking around the globe. This book will therefore be of interest for those interested in history, but also political and military decision makers, and followers of current political and military affairs.

Table of Contents

Foreword CGS
Introduction: Dr Matthias Strohn
France: Prof Olivier Schmitt
Poland: Dr Paul Latawski
Baltic States: Dr James Corum
Austria and the Balkans: Prof Lothar Höbelt
Germany: Dr Matthias Strohn
USA: Dr Timothy Bird
China: Prof Kerry Brown
Russia: Pavel Baev
Denmark: Dr Niels Poulsen
UK: Prof Niall Barr
Africa: Prof Richard Reid
Netherlands: Prof Jan Hoffenaar
Near East: Prof Mike Neiberg
Conclusion: Maj Gen Dr Andrew Sharpe

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