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The Second World War: A Military History (Hardcover)

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    A landmark reassessment of World War II that reconsiders the immense six-year conflict under the lens of the many separate campaigns fought in Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean

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A landmark reassessment of World War II that reconsiders the immense six-year conflict under the lens of the many separate campaigns fought in Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean

A definitive single-volume military history of World War II, The Second World War reveals the vastly diverse ways in which each campaign was waged against very different enemies who rarely, if ever, coordinated their efforts. Corrigan, who has developed a scholarly reputation of challenging long-held historical assumptions, examines the agendas of the warring nations and offers fresh and vivid interpretations of how the war was fought and how it was won. In particular, the author dispels myths regarding the effectiveness of the American and British war efforts and brings the contributions of the Russian armies to the forefront. Vast in vision and epic in scope, The Second World War will change forever the way we think about the titanic conflicts that decided the shape of the modern world.

GORDON CORRIGAN is a member of the British Commission for Military History and a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. He is the author of Mud, Blood and Poppycock and Blood, Sweat and Arrogance.

Author:
Corrigan, Gordon
Genre:
HISTORY / Military / World War II
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
620
Language:
English
Publisher:
Thomas Dunne Books
Publish Date:
11/08/2011
Copyright Year:
2011
ISBN:
9780312577094
Height:
9.5 in
Wdth:
6.5 in
Thickness:
2.0 in
Unit weight:
2.08 lb
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