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Quantity VI of the 'Germany and the second one global War' sequence bargains with the extension of a eu warfare right into a international one within the interval from 1941 to 1943. It specializes in the politics, technique, and operations of the belligerent powers as Germany misplaced the initiative to the Allies, and it represents, either in content material and in composition, the climax and turning issues of the war.

An account is given of the advance of the conflict at sea within the Atlantic and the Mediterranean until eventually the spring of 1943, of the changeable process occasions within the North African theatre of battle till the institution of the bridgehead in Tunisia, and eventually of Hitler's 'second campaign' opposed to the Soviet Union until eventually the stabilization of front following the disaster at Stalingrad. furthermore, the United States' transition to open belligerence, after Pearl Harbor, demands an account of the political advancements top as much as that time at the jap and the yank facets. the outlet of recent theatres of operations within the Pacific and over Germany, because of the intensified strategic aerial battle of the Allies, besides the association of the Reich's air defences also are treated.

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Thus the anti-Hitler coalition was similarly unable to develop a common strategy. Nothing reflects this more clearly than the fact that the fundamental decisions of the Casablanca Conference, to be analysed in detail in the present volume, were taken in Stalin's absence. Given the antagonistic nature of the systems, a comprehensive strategic agreement in the political and, even more so, the ideological fields was scarcely to be expected. However, the fact that co-operation in the arms-manufacturing and military fields also left much to be desired must probably be attributed chiefly to Stalin's openly displayed mistrust.

This \vealth of perspectives and aspects in the separate parts undoubtedly represents a special characteristic of the present extensive volume. In spite of the scope of this volume, the authors were obliged, given the mass of available archival material and the amount of literature published in the field, to impose upon themselves certain limitations in their presentation. In consequence, some aspects which would certainly have deserved more extensive treatment had to be touched upon rather briefly.

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