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Holland and the war.

Clark, George Sir

Holland and the war.

by Clark, George Sir

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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SeriesOxford pamphlets on world affairs -- no. 49
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Open LibraryOL13681321M

  James Holland James Holland is the author of Big Week, The Rise of Germany and The Allies Strike Back in the War in the West trilogy, as well as Fortress Malta, Dam Busters, The Battle of Britain, and the upcoming Normandy 'Holland regularly appears on television and radio and has written and presented the BAFTA shortlisted documentaries Battle of Britain and Dam Busters for the . Holland has been involved in a variety of wars throughout the centuries, but its most recent war, which has had a tremendous impact, was World War II. For Holland, that war began when the Germans invaded on 10 May The Dutch army was ill prepared for a modern war, and after the Germans bombed Rotterdam on the 14th of the same month and.

  Duty Calls: Battle of Britain, throws you deep into the heart - and horror - of Britain's darkest, and finest, hour. ** Historian James Holland is the bestselling author of the Jack Tanner adult war fiction books. Duty Calls is his first series for younger readers, and showcases his expertise on the Second World : Penguin UK.   But according to James Holland, author of the three-volume history “The War in the West,” when it came to the operational level of World War II—the nuts and bolts of producing weapons.

James Holland's latest opus, - The War in the West (The Rise of Germany), is the latest of a new generation of historians writing "revisionist" views of WWII. An established military historian, James Holland provides yet new insights into the circumstances leading to the outbreak of Second World War . In Big Week, acclaimed World War II historian James Holland chronicles the massive air battle through the experiences of those who lived and died during to .


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There are a lot of books about the war, but Holland is the first author to describe how overwhelmed Germany was by the resources of its opponents.

Everyone knows that the United States outproduced Germany and Japan, but few realize that the British Empire had /5(). “James Holland is the best of the new generation of World War II historians. “James Holland has produced a gripping multi-layered study of the War in West.

It weaves together accounts from all levels of those caught up in the opening stages of the war and provides an accessible and captivating narrative/5(94).

The battle was also known as “Big Week,” and James Holland’s book of the same name is a top-rate World War II book, one that describes the big movements and tactical decisions at the same time that it sweeps us into the action and explores the exploits of characters on both sides.

Even Jimmy Stewart appears in this book/5(93). The Allies Strike Back, (The War in the West) by James Holland (Octo ). The War in the West: Volume 1: The Rise of Germany, and The War in the West: A New History Volume 2.

the Allies Fight Back Author: James Holland. Hackberry Holland gives a description of his experience at war in the first book of the series.

Holland is seen again in the second and third books of the series in which he is seen as the chief protagonist. The cousin of Holland, Bob Holland, also used to work as a ranger and then became a lawyer.

The Franco-Dutch War, often just the Dutch War (French: Guerre de Hollande; Dutch: Hollandse Oorlog), was a conflict that lasted from to between the Dutch Republic and France, each supported by had the support of England and Holland and the war.

book, while the Dutch were supported by Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and Denmark. The war began in May when France invaded the Netherlands Location: The Low Countries, England, Alsace.

Looking for books by James Holland. See all books authored by James Holland, including The Rise of Germany, The War in the West, Volume One, and Dam Busters: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on the Ruhr, and more on COVID Resources.

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James Holland is a British historian, novelist and broadcaster. He specialises in the military encounters of World War II, and his work has drawn plaudits for its humanity.

Holland has also written war-related novels for both adults and children. Visit the James Holland author pagePages: Holland genre: new releases and popular books, including De avond is ongemak by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Los. The book is long and switches rapidly between areas of conflict.

The lives of the men who participated in the war on both the Allied and Axis sides are told by Holland. The focus on individual combatants gives this history a human aspect so often lost in histories of the Second World War/5(33).

The best books on Perspectives of World War II recommended by James Holland. The author of a new book on the Dam Buster squadron tells us about works of fiction or memoir that show the horror of the Second World War in a human light and with fresh immediacy.

Buy all books. James Holland is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of best-selling histories including Fortress Malta: An Island Under Siege, Battle of Britain, Dam Busters, and most recently, The War in the West, hehas also written nine works of historical fiction, including the Jack Tanner novels.

The canals of Holland flow slowly, but the canals of Holland are deep. Since the first edition of this book went to press a few weeks ago the salients of the war situation insofar as they affect the Netherlands have shown little material change.

10 of the best books set in Amsterdam This beautifully written story of two young rowers moves through the golden summer of pre-war Amsterdam, and into the Nazi occupation. The Book. T he publicity for the historian James Holland’s new book, the first in a planned trilogy, breathlessly boasts that this is “the second world war as you’ve never read it before”.

While the Author: Alexander Larman. Books As a historian, I try and carry out as much original research as possible and remind myself to look at the various aspects of the war I am studying with fresh eyes.

As a writer, I want to produce books that are always entertaining, easy to read and follow, and which contain damn good stories. James Holland is a historian, writer, and. The war monument on the Sloedam pays tribute to the French, Canadian and Scottish soldiers who fell here in May and in during Operation Mallard.

Visit the landing monument near Westkapelle, and Uncle Beach with its fully equipped German bunker near Vlissingen, the place where the British entered Holland.

Loe de Jong (–), author of The Kingdom of the Netherlands During World War II, estimated at le deaths occurred due to the famine. Another author estima deaths from the famine. Most of the victims were reportedly elderly men. Written by historian, author and broadcaster James Holland, THE PACIFIC WAR is an essential, accessible introduction to the battles that Brand: Penguin UK.Fromfortified positions were constructed, including the Grebbe and Peel-Raam Lines, to protect the key cities of Dordrecht, Utrecht, Haarlem and Amsterdam, and creating a Vesting Holland (or "Fortress Holland").

In latewith war already declared between the British Empire, France and Nazi Germany, the German government issued a guarantee of neutrality to the Netherlands. Holland (In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire,etc.), whose lifelong devotion to Herodotus, Thucydides and other classical writers is unquestionable, provides an engaging modern translation.

As Holland writes, Herodotus’ “great work is many things—the first example of nonfiction, the.