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War in a Twilight World

Partisan and Anti-Partisan Warfare in Eastern Europe, 1939–45

  • Ben Shepherd
  • Juliette Pattinson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Illuminating a Twilight World

    1. Ben Shepherd, Juliette Pattinson
      Pages 1-23
  3. The Soviet Union

  4. Poland

  5. Yugoslavia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Gregor Joseph Kranjc
      Pages 233-256
    3. Gregor Joseph Kranjc
      Pages E1-E1
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 257-262

About this book


Cutting-edge case studies examine the partisan and anti-partisan warfare which broke out across German-occupied eastern Europe during World War Two, showing how it was shaped in varied ways by factors including fighting power, political and economic structures, ideological and psychological influences, and the attitude of the wider population.


civil war Europe infantry Poland Polis Russia Soviet Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Ben Shepherd
    • 1
  • Juliette Pattinson
    • 2
  1. 1.Glasgow Caledonian UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of StrathclydeUK

About the editors

ALEXANDER BRAKEL Policy Advisor to the Head of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group in the German Federal Parliament ERICH HABERER Lecturer in Modern European History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada CLAIRE M HALL Doctoral Graduate, Hull University, UK ALEXANDER KORB Lecturer and Doctoral Candidate, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany GREGOR KRANJC Lecturer in Modern Eastern European History, College of William& Mary, Virginia, USA PAUL LATAWSKI Senior Lecturer, Department of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK EVAN MAWDSLEY Professor of International History, University of Glasgow, UK JEFF RUTHERFORD Assistant Professor of History, Wheeling Jesuit University, West Virginia, USA KLAUS SCHMIDER Senior Lecturer, War Studies Department, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK KENNETH SLEPYAN Professor of Modern European History, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

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