White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-1920 and The Miracle on the Vistula

White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-1920 and The Miracle on the Vistula

Norman Davies

Language: English

Pages: 328

ISBN: 0712606947

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


In White Eagle, Red Star,distinguished historian Norman Davies gives us a full account of the Polish-Soviet War, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 when the Red Army—sure of victory and pledged to carry the Revolution across Europe —was crushed by a devastating Polish attack. Since known as “The Miracle of the Vistula,” it remains one of the most crucial conflicts of the Western world. Drawing on both Polish and Russian sources, Norman Davies shows how this war was a pivotal event in the course of European history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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