The Battle For Spain

Paperback | May 24, 2007

byAntony Beevor

not yet rated|write a review
The bestselling author of STALINGRAD and BERLIN: THE DOWNFALL on the Spanish Civil War, drawing on masses of newly discovered material from the Spanish, Russian and German archives.

The civil war that tore Spain apart between 1936 and 1939 and attracted liberals and socialists from across the world to support the cause against Franco was one of the most hard-fought and bitterest conflicts of the 20th century: a war of atrocities and political genocide and a military testing ground before WWII for the Russians, Italians and Germans, whose Condor Legion so notoriously destroyed Guernica.

Antony Beevor's account narrates the origins of the Civil War and its violent and dramatic course from the coup d'etat in July 1936 through the savage fighting of the next three years which ended in catastrophic defeat for the Republicans in 1939. And he succeeds especially well in unravelling the complex political and regional forces that played such an important part in the origins and history of the war.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$22.67 online
$24.95 list price (save 9%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25
Prices may vary. why?
Please call ahead to confirm inventory.

From the Publisher

The bestselling author of STALINGRAD and BERLIN: THE DOWNFALL on the Spanish Civil War, drawing on masses of newly discovered material from the Spanish, Russian and German archives.The civil war that tore Spain apart between 1936 and 1939 and attracted liberals and socialists from across the world to support the cause against Franco wa...

Antony Beevor served as a regular officer in the 11th Hussars in Germany. He is the author ofCrete - The Battle and the Resistance, which won a Runciman Prize,Paris After the Liberation,1944-1949 (written with his wife Artemis Cooper),Stalingrad, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History and the Hawthornden Priz...

other books by Antony Beevor

Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943
Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943

Paperback|May 17 1999

$16.50 online$27.00list price(save 38%)
The Second World War
The Second World War

Paperback|May 7 2013

$16.77 online$26.00list price(save 35%)
Ardennes 1944: The Battle Of The Bulge
Ardennes 1944: The Battle Of The Bulge

Hardcover|Nov 3 2015

$27.82 online$45.00list price(save 38%)
see all books by Antony Beevor
Format:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 1.75 × 5.38 × 8.5 inPublished:May 24, 2007Publisher:ORION PUBLISHING GROUPLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0753821656

ISBN - 13:9780753821657

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Battle For Spain

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

exhaustive and admirably clear account.