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

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 258-262

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230290488
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36578-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-29048-8
  • About this book