The Second World War

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780753826768

Price: £20

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Genre: Humanities / History / History: Specific Events & Topics

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A striking new edition of the most authoritative account of the Second World War by one of the greatest living military historians.

A history of the Second World War that covers all the war fronts, the fighting on land, at sea and in the air, the activities of resistance and partisan groups, espionage, secret intelligence, strategy and tactics, war leaders, generals, admirals and air marshals, individual acts of heroism on all the war fronts and behind the lines, the fate of prisoners of war, the bombing of cities, the submarine war, and the aftermath of the war.


Sir Martin's great acheivement is his ability never to lose sight of the individual in a history of mass war and mass suffering.
Alongside his account of the First World War, this classic book belongs on every bookshelf