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The Second World War

The Second World War

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In this comprehensive history - now with a new foreword by the author - John Keegan brilliantly explores both the technological and the human impact of the greatest war of all time.

Keegan examines each theater of the war, focusing on five crucial battles and offering new insights into the distinctive methods and motivations of modern warfare. In eloquent, perceptive analyses of the airborne battle of Crete, the carrier battle of Midway, the tank battle of Falaise, the city battle of Berlin, and the amphibious battle of Okinawa, Keegan illuminates the strategic dilemmas faced by the leaders and the consequences of their decisions on the fighting men and the course of the war as a whole. An extraordinary, definitive history, The Second World War will be required reading for generations to come.

ISBN: 9780143035732

Published Date: May 3, 2005

Publisher: Penguin Books

Language: English

Page Count: 608

Size: 9.18" l x 6.97" w x 1.61" h