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  1. says:

    Remember pepole POLAND WAS POWERFUL FOR CENTURIES and even after and during partitions and world wars POLAND saved Western Europe From Tatars Turks and in 1920 Lenin's global ambitions Just saying;

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    Competent telling of the Russo Polish war of 191920 A little too much military detail and poor maps let it down somewhat in my view It reads and feels like a graduate thesis rather than a book for the general readerPlucky Poland gives the Red Army a bloody nose in a strange war that both sides blunder into and flail about in A war o

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    I'm doing a presentation on this war for my tenth grade European history class and this book proved very helpful I didn't know beans about this war and only came across it in some reference bookThis is a reasonably well written book that teases out a forgotten but interesting chapter of 20th century history The author's prose is rob

  4. says:

    A good well written if unfortunately slightly out of date history of the Polish Soviet 1919 1922 war The book's main failing lies in not providing enough background information about peripherally mentioned yet crucial figures such as Peter Wrangel Semeon Petlura etc It is however well researched its conclusions are solidly backed up and the maps photographs and other supporting materials allow the reader to easily keep

  5. says:

    White Eagle Red Star is one of four books written by Norman Davies thathave dramatically altered the way Westerners and Poles have come to view the history of Poland The other three are God's Playground Rising 44 and Microc

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    White Eagle – Red Star The Polish Soviet War 1919 20 by Norman Davies“An energetic conduct of war strengthens the national character; by contrast wars conducted over a long time and lamely entail the greatest material losses and moral damage” wrote Colonel Blume some years after the Franco Prussian War A sentiment

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    Excellent doctoral dissertation written in the early 1970s by the now top Polish historian writing in English It has all the problems of a dissertation but one can see even at that early stage the strength of Davies as a writer and hi

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    This is the history of a little known war between the new Soviet state and the first free Poland state in several centuries Unlike WWI in the West this was a war of movement rather than static trench warfare This w

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    I'm really not all that impressed with this book However it also happens to be the only book that I know of that deals with the entire Polish Soviet War of 1919 1921 which makes it by default a must have book for anyone who wants t

  10. says:

    A well written and balanced history of the Polish Russian war of 1919 20 Davies' presents the conflict clearly while establishing the political and social context of post WWI Eastern Europe Russia going through its Civil War the rebirth of Poland the interests and limited influence of the Western Allies in regard to Communism and

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Ial conflicts of the Western world Drawing on both Polish and Russian sources Norman Davies shows how this war was White Eagle MOBI #224 a pivotal event in the course of European history.. This is the history of a little known war between the new Soviet state and the first free Poland state in several centuries Unlike WWI in the West this was a war of movement rather than static trench warfare This was a peculiar war in which there were still huge cavalry engagement between Poles and Russians Ironically tanks and aircraft were also involved in the fighting Often times many assume the post WWI map of Europe was purely the result of the Versailles Treaty but there were many ongoing smaller wars in Eastern Europe by these new born states that changed truth on the ground and adjusted boundaries For example had this war ended 6 months earlier than it did Vilnius would have been a Polish town instead of the capital of LithuaniaThis book was particularly strong handling the diplomatic aspects of the war between Russia and Poland but it also added insights about how the French and British played diplomatically Their support for Poland was not uneuivocal Also the author s strategic analysis was insightful but he was confusing on the tactical operational aspectsThe author concludes that had Poland lost the war that would have greatly affected future history of Europe as Russia would have rolled over Europe I think that is a bit of a stretch as the Russians weary from war needed to consolidate within the former Russian hinterland This book was published in 1972 so he might have found differently if written after the collapse of the USSR Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of the Western world Drawing Zenith on both Polish and Russian sources Norman Davies shows how this war was White Eagle MOBI #224 a pivotal event in the course A Pale Light in the Black of European history.. This is the history Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of movement rather than static trench warfare This was a peculiar war in which there were still huge cavalry engagement between Poles and Russians Ironically tanks and aircraft were also involved in the fighting Often times many assume the post WWI map Spieserye of Europe was purely the result Feral of the Versailles Treaty but there were many Krismis van Map Jacobs ongoing smaller wars in Eastern Europe by these new born states that changed truth Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods on the ground and adjusted boundaries For example had this war ended 6 months earlier than it did Vilnius would have been a Polish town instead Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche of the capital Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of LithuaniaThis book was particularly strong handling the diplomatic aspects Mensa Riddles Conundrums of the war between Russia and Poland but it also added insights about how the French and British played diplomatically Their support for Poland was not uneuivocal Also the author s strategic analysis was insightful but he was confusing Julie of the Wolves on the tactical The Right Swipe operational aspectsThe author concludes that had Poland lost the war that would have greatly affected future history Touched of Europe as Russia would have rolled Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa over Europe I think that is a bit Ugly Fish of a stretch as the Russians weary from war needed to consolidate within the former Russian hinterland This book was published in 1972 so he might have found differently if written after the collapse The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of the USSR

Summary White Eagle Red Star The Polish Soviet War 1919 20

White Eagle Red Star The Polish Soviet War 1919 20

In White Eagle Red Red Star Kindle #207 Star distinguished historian Norman Davies gives us a full account of the Polish Soviet War with its dramatic climax in August when the Red Army su. I m doing a presentation on this war for my tenth grade European history class and this book proved very helpful I didn t know beans about this war and only came across it in some reference bookThis is a reasonably well written book that teases out a forgotten but interesting chapter of 20th century history The author s prose is robust and he takes pains to uote from primary sources I also like his weaving the writings of Isaac Babel into the narrative as I believe that it brings a sense of color that helps moves things alongThe book is not limited to a Polish viewpoint Instead it takes pains to show the Russian point of view as well as that of the Entente The reference points in English and French politics are particularly revealing The Battle of Warsaw is strongly downplayed by the author who holds that the Polish victory was a fact of Tukhachevskii and Budyenny outrunning their supply lines than anything Pilsudski contrived It does put to rest the tired belief that General Weygand was the architect of the Polish triumph his role was a complete fabrication and it is duly exposed as suchThe only things that would have made this book better include information from the USSR that is now available and wasn t when this book debuted in 1972 I think there is much to be mined from that source which would clear up many of the mysteries that persist Additionally and I can t stress this enough history writers particularly UK history writers have to stop assuming that the average reader has an idiomatic grasp of the French language My schoolboy French is enough to puzzle out the meaning but for those who don t parlez they can t even get the benefit of a footnote with the English text If I wanted to read it in French I would have bought a French translationEven so there s failuresOn page 265 the author writes To paraphrase Gibbon the interpretation of dialectical materialism is now taught at the schools of Cracow Prague and Berlin whose pupils demonstrate to a classless society the sanctity and truth of the revelations of Marx Engels and LeninThe battle of Warsaw far from redeeming an era did not so much as save a generationWell never there was the existanceof a classless society in any time or place of human historySocialism is far full of class differences than any capitalismIn 1985 the life was beter in a Banana republic such as Panama than in still existing Soviet UnionThis book was writen when the Iron Courtain was still existing but since 1989 the eastern Europe s reality is another thingAlso was the Soviets true intention in waging war on Poland to eventually attack Germany and spread the Revolution westwards The Bolsheviks peasant army did not have the capability for such an invasion That s why they were so uick to make peace with Poland even though it cost them a foothold in Galicia which in Lenin s own words could have opened up a straight road of revolutionto Czechoslovakia and Hungary Lenin actually believed that Pilsudski s Poland had been built up by the Western powers as a tool against Russia The maps of this book are all weak All of them are in Black whiteThe last problem of this book doesn t shows the American British and German support to Soviet UnionThe Warburgs Rockefellersetc were at Lenin s side at that timesWhen focusing the fact that this war didn t liberate Ukraine this book simple forgotten that the small Poland was basically alone in this war while the massive and big Soviet Union had some of the most rich and powerfull eugenicists people in the world at his sideMany of them americans such as RockefellerThe Soviet support to Nazis in Germany and the result of this decision is also forgotten in this book Battle Ground of the Polish Soviet War with its dramatic climax in August when the Red Army su. 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