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Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II

The First Complete One-Volume History

by Robert Leckie

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1024
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Open LibraryOL7284319M
ISBN 100060915358
ISBN 109780060915353
OCLC/WorldCa21523392

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There is more storytelling than serious analysis here, but the wartime drama is related with deftness and enticing detail. His portrayal of personalities is excellent.

This work is more mature than the author's vaguely unsatisfying Wars of America (). He does for World War II what John Costello did for The Pacific War (LJ 12/1/81)/5(21). Delivered from evil: the saga of World War II User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A one-volume retelling of World War II may seem a dubious proposition, but this veteran writer of popular history has done an outstanding job.

Wisely beginning with Versailles, he uses a topical Read full review3/5(3). Buy a cheap copy of Delivered from Evil book by Robert Leckie. A first-class popular history of the war, lively, entertaining, and continuously informativePublishers Weekly His ability to recreate the emotions of war Free shipping over $/5(5).

Delivered From Evil (ISBN ) is a non-fiction book about World War II written by Robert Leckie, an American author of popular books on the military history of the United chapter of this book is a biography, yet a narrative runs through the book. The narrative is the history of World War : Robert Leckie.

New York: Harper & Row, pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Map endpapers. B&w maps. "World War II eventually involved every major power in the world, and before it was over some fifty million people lost their lives.

(This) is a complete political and military history of World War II. A Herculean undertaking: a complete history of WW II, from Versailles to Tokyo Bay; and Leckie, author of Warfare () and 27 other books, pulls it off with intelligence and style.

He offers little that's dramatically new in this monumental ( pp. +) effort, but Leckie succeeds as few before him in bringing to vivid life the military, economic, social, and political woof and web of the war.

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DELIVERED FROM EVIL: The Saga of World War II. New York: Harper & Row, 1 st edition. A red cloth hardcover book in near-fine condition, lacking the dustjacket.

Former owner’s private library stamps on endpapers and title page. Otherwise like-new. ISBN Seller Rating: % positive. World War II in One Volume: DELIVERED FROM EVIL The Saga of World War II by Robert Leckie (Harper & Row: $; pp., with maps).

Robert Leckie (Decem – Decem ) was an American author of books on United States military history, sports, fiction, autobiographies, and children's a young man, he served in the United States Marine Corps with the 1st Marine Division during World War II; his service as a machine gunner and a scout in the war greatly influenced his : Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal with.

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From the miracle at Dunkirk to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Stalingrad to the liberation of Auschwitz, no single event can tell the complete story of World War II: a global conflict so catastrophic that it claimed the lives of more than 50 million people.

And no single film, whether it be an action flick, a spy thriller, a romance, or a docudrama, can convey the full scope of. Thompson notes that in Delivered from Evil: The Saga of World War II, Robert Leckie called the ships that came over from England the “most remarkable armada in the history of warfare.”Quite simply, this was a case of the military having to turn to civilians and civilians rising to the challenge.

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George Washington's war: the saga of the American Revolution Item Preview remove-circle just as he caught the drama and excitement of World War II in Delivered from Evil and the Civil War in None Died in Vain.

With tremendous narrative pace, remarkable skill at portraying important and fascinating people, a sharp eye for colorful details Pages: Leckie (Delivered from Evil) is a skillful guide through the daunting complexities of the American Civil War.

His descriptions of battles and campaigns, from Fort Sumter to the post-Appomattox surre.