A gripping thriller, an unspeakable crime, an essential history - John le Carré
Magnificent and awe-inspiring. An incredible book of an incredible history.
Although filling the broadest canvas on a heroic scale, Beevor's The Second World War never loses sight of the fate of the ordinary soldiers and civilians whose lives were crushed by the titanic forces unleashed in this, the most terrible war in history.
From the master of the historical spy thriller, a story set in the heart of the Polish resistance
How close we came
My version: Hardback Genre: Non Fiction History, World War II Publisher: Harper Press (Harper Collins) First published: 2011 Pages: 748 ISBN: 978-0-00-733809-2 Bought From the cover: This is a study of the greatest and most terrible event in history, which shows its impact upon hundreds of millions of people around the world - soldiers, sailors and … Continue reading Review: All Hell Let Loose: The World at War, 1939-1945 – Max Hastings