The Bitter Road to Freedom

The Bitter Road to Freedom

A New History of the Liberation of Europe

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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The bitter road to freedom depicts in searing detail the shocking price that Europeans paid for their freedom, ranging from the ferocious battle for Normandy, to the plains of Poland, to the shattered cities and refugee camps of occupied Germany.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2008.
ISBN: 9781400190478
1400190479
Additional Contributors: Foster, Mel
Contents: Liberation in the west. Prologue: D-Day. "Too wonderfully beautiful": liberation in Normandy ; Blood on the snow: the elusive liberation of Belgium ; Hunger : the Netherlands and the politics of food
Into Germany. Prologue: armies of justice. Red storm in the east: survival and revenge ; A strange, enemy country: America's Germany
Moving bodies. Prologue: "They have suffered unbearably." Freedom from want: UNRRA and the relief effort to save Europe ; "A tidal wave of nomad peoples": Europe's displaced persons
To live again as a people. Prologue: "We felt ourselves lost." A host of corpses : liberating Hitler's camps ; Americans and Jews in occupied Germany ; Belsen and the British.
Summary: The bitter road to freedom depicts in searing detail the shocking price that Europeans paid for their freedom, ranging from the ferocious battle for Normandy, to the plains of Poland, to the shattered cities and refugee camps of occupied Germany.

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