By Antony Beevor
A masterful and complete new chronicle of worldwide battle II, through across the world bestselling historian Antony Beevor.
over the last 20 years, Antony Beevor has tested himself as one of many world's ideal historians of WWII. His multi-award successful books have incorporated Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945. Now, in his most up-to-date and such a lot formidable booklet, he turns his concentration to at least one of the bloodiest and such a lot tragic occasions of the 20 th century, the second one global warfare.
In this searing narrative that takes us from Hitler's invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939 to V-J day on August 14th, 1945 and the war's aftermath, Beevor describes the clash and its worldwide reach--one that integrated each significant strength. the result's a dramatic and breathtaking single-volume historical past that offers a remarkably intimate account of the battle that, greater than the other, nonetheless instructions consciousness and an viewers.
Thrillingly written and brilliantly researched, Beevor's grand and provocative account is destined to develop into the definitive paintings in this advanced, tragic, and ceaselessly attention-grabbing interval in international background, and confirms once again that he's an army historian of the 1st rank.