Journey Among Warriors. Eve Curie.

Journey Among Warriors

Hardcover, Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, Doran and Co. , Inc., 1943. Very Good+. "This presentation of Eve Currie's journey catches the world mired in war for just over two years. In the course of the book's unfolding, the United States enters the military phase after Pearl Harbor. This comes just as the European powers and China are only just establishing their military infrastructure, through Africa and the Middle East and Russia, and the Far East. German forces are meeting stiff resistance in Russia and North Africa, though the Japanese are pushing through South Asia, threatening India. Through the author's experiences, we read of the patriotism of the Free French, the exiled Poles, the British colonial hierarchy, the Russian Red Army, and the Chinese, both the leadership and the rank and file. We also get a glimpse of the struggles between local concerns and global warfare on all fronts. For example, she expresses the difficulty in understanding the Indian self-absorption in independence and lack of concern in face of the encroaching Japanese-Axis threat. In this unfolding chaos it is little short of amazing that any reporter is capable of traversing the globe and acquiring access to all the leading military and political leaders to learn of their plans and visions for the war itself and their hope for the aftermath, and witness their actual efforts and those of their followers." Ships same or next business day. Normal shelf and edge wear, spine is faded, tanning of fore-edges, gift inscription not by the author on free endpaper, corners are bumped; otherwise in Very Good Plus condition. ; 1.7 x 9.1 x 6.2 Inches; 501 pages. [Item #44195]

Price: $20.00

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