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The War of the End of the World

by Mario Vargas Llosa

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHelen R. Lane (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7351602M
ISBN 100140262601
ISBN 109780140262605

On Aug , World War II gas rationing was ended on the West Coast of the United States. [13] [14] Posters with, 'When you ride ALONE you ride with Hitler!' was created to reinforce the message that it is the Americans patriotic duty to share rides to help the war cause.   How U.S. presidents prepare for the end of the world A new book examines Washington's Cold War-era plans for the day after nuclear : Carlos Lozada.

  Fear, shame, guilt, suicide: ordinary Germans at the end of the Second World War. But his book is the more urgently compelling of the two. Each author focuses on one segment of the world that was falling apart. For Rein, it is a little group of dissidents – a young deserter, a heroic saboteur, a humanitarian doctor, a doctrinaire. The second book on your list is To Arms (), volume one of Hew Strachan’s book The First World War. This is quite a big book. Yes, 1, pages. You need pretty strong wrists if you want to read it in bed. The bibliography alone is 50 pages.

Since the end of World War II, there have been over wars resulting in the deaths of more than 10 million people. As you read these words, between 50 and 60 conflicts currently rage—either as limited civil battles or as full-scale cross-border wars.   A century ago, the four-year-long nightmare eventually called World War I finally came to a halt on Nov. 11, That date now goes by several names .


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