[KINDLE] ✓ Bitter Glory: Poland and Its Fate, 1918-1939 | BY ↠ Richard M. Watt

Bitter Glory: Poland and Its Fate, 1918-1939 By Richard M. Watt,

  • Title: Bitter Glory: Poland and Its Fate, 1918-1939
  • Author: Richard M. Watt
  • ISBN: 9780781806732
  • Page: 381
  • Format: Paperback
  • Watt tells the story of the painful birth, tormented life, and cataclysmic death of the independent Poland of 1918 1939 He also gives the definitive account in English of the dominant figure in this story, the Polish freedom fighter and strongman Jozef Pilsudski, whose admirers included Poland s Jews and Adolf Hitler.
    Bitter Glory Poland and Its Fate Watt tells the story of the painful birth tormented life and cataclysmic death of the independent Poland of He also gives the definitive account in English of the dominant figure in this s

    One thought on “Bitter Glory: Poland and Its Fate, 1918-1939”

    1. The first parts of Bitter Glory present what I found to be a fascinating look at the events of WWI from Poland s perspective, a point of view most of us may never have considered Pilsudski accurately predicted the major flow of the war, and then positioned Poland in a way that led to Polish independence at Versailles.After the war, the re united and free for the first time since roughly 1800 Poland faced a daunting series of tasks Watt describes the attempts of the 1921 26 period, when a plethor [...]

    2. An excellent introduction to the interwar tragic history of Poland A drama slowly unfolding, caused by shortsightedness at its best, fueled by narrow minded self interest I learned a lot about Poland and its population through this book It is now easier to understand where they come from and why they think like that today In spite of his many faults, I found myself admiring Marshall Pilsudski.What a contrast to the Poland we know today and which brings to mind admiration and respect.Anybody who [...]

    3. Had wanted to read it for so long and should have read it sooner Most enjoyable It answered the questions I had and taught me what I wanted to learn Solid.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *