The Second World War and the Baltic States [Introduction]

Corum, JS, Mertelsmann, O and Piirimäe, K 2014, 'The Second World War and the Baltic States [Introduction]' , in: The Second World War and the Baltic States , Tartu Historical Studies , Peter Lang.

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Abstract

This volume places the history of the Second World War and the Baltic states into a multidisciplinary and international perspective. It includes contributions from the fields of diplomacy, strategy, military operations, intelligence and propaganda. It presents not only a multi-layered interpretation of a region affected by total war, but also reveals a great deal about the nature of that conflict. It discusses the attitudes of the great powers towards small states, the nature of military operations around the advent of mechanization and close air support, and techniques of population control and of steering opinion in the era of ideological regimes. Contributions on these topics add to our understanding of the Second World War as a pivotal event in the history of Europe in the 20th century.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
Publisher: Peter Lang
Series Name: Tartu Historical Studies
ISBN: 9783653983883
Depositing User: Dr JS Corum
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 07:13
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2017 07:51
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/42297

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