About this book
A portrait of how Europe emerged from the ashes of WWII, from the author of "Inferno: The Devastation Of Hamburg 1943". WWII might have officially ended in May 1945, but in reality it rumbled on for another 10 years. Lowe describes the ethnic cleansing and the civil wars that tore apart the lives of ordinary people from the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean.
The Second World War might have officially ended in May 1945, but in reality it rumbled on for another 10 years. This book describes a continent still racked by violence, where large sections of the population had yet to accept that the war was over.