Book Discussion on Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

Mr. Davies talks about his book Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw, published by Viking Books. He discussed the history of a… read more

Mr. Davies talks about his book Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw, published by Viking Books. He discussed the history of a battle during World War II in August, 1944 in Poland when resistance fighters attempted to drive the occupying Nazi Army out of Warsaw. He talked about the importance of Warsaw’s multi-ethnic population in fomenting the uprising, the impact of the Holocaust on the decision to resist, the involvement of the Soviet Union, and other issues. Following his remarks Mr. Davies responded to audience questions. close

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Book Discussion on Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 23, 2004
Last Aired:
Nov 14, 2004

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  • Oct 23, 2004 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 24, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2004 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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