Harper Collins, 1995, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First
First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 473 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages lightly tanned throughout. Edges browned slightly. The book has been read and carries some marks and creases. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. By the author of "The Holocaust". This is a history of the events of 8 May 1945 and its repercussions, published to coincide with the 50th Anniversary celebrations of VE-Day in May 1995. It focuses not only on the events of that day, but also looks forward from that day to the years ahead. The theme of the book is the way in which the world today has been moulded by the events of 8 May 1945. Gilbert traces in narrative form the events and personalities of that day, from the early hours of the morning until midnight, looking at the topics and people first in their 8 May context and then in the wider sweep of the events to which they led across the years. The story of one day's impact and its aftermath combines global perspectives with the stories of individuals. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; British History; Britain/UK; 1940s; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0002555972. ISBN/EAN: 9780002555975. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8069.