Mariner Books, 2014, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, First
Fifth Impression or later. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 450 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. In 1937, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, Chinese troops clashed with Japanese occupiers in the first battle of World War II. Joining with the United States, the Soviet Union, and Great Britain, China became the fourth great ally in a devastating struggle for its very survival. Prizewinning historian Rana Mitter unfurls China's drama of invasion, resistance, slaughter, and political intrigue as never before. Based on groundbreaking research, this gripping narrative focuses on a handful of unforgettable characters, including Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong, and Chiang's American chief of staff, "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell. Mitter also recounts the sacrifice and resilience of everyday Chinese people through the horrors of bombings, famines, and the infamous Rape of Nanking. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; China; 1940s; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780544334502. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7440.