Why Europe Fights by Walter Millis.
Octavo, viii, , 277pp. Orange cloth, title stamped in black on spine and cover, toning to endpapers, dampstain along bottom edge of back cover, previous owner’s name in ink on front endpaper. Stated “Fifth Printing, August, 1941” on copyright page. In publisher’s dust jacket, shelf wear with dampstain along bottom edge of back panel and spine, small tears along top/bottom edges, residual tape from book jacket cover on interior of spine. Overall a very nice bright copy given the era when this book was published.
Walter Millis (1899-1968) was an editorial writer for the New York Herald Tribune from 1924 to 1954. During his career, he wrote a number of books centered on military themes, including Road to War: America 1914-1917, This is Pearl! The United States and Japan 1941, Arms and Men: A Study of American Military History, and The Martial Spirit: A Study of Our War with Spain.