Review: Potsdam Station

Potsdam Station by David Downing My rating: 5 of 5 stars All David Downing’s books have been excellent. Potsdam Station, book four (of six) in the Station series, continues that trend - and then some. There did seem to be a bit of a leap between Stettin Station and Potsdam, some four years, in the story-timeline. It … Continue reading Review: Potsdam Station

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Review: The Second World War

The Second World War by Antony Beevor My rating: 5 of 5 stars At the excellent talk given by Anthony Beevor I was lucky enough to attend this last summer here in Aarhus (Denmark) (just before the release of 'The Second World War', or 'Anden Verdens Krig', if you're Danish), one of the - extraordinarily … Continue reading Review: The Second World War

Review: All Hell Let Loose: The World at War, 1939-1945

All Hell Let Loose: The World at War, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings My rating: 5 of 5 stars A huge and hugely impressive and moving book, All Hell Let Loose is a concise and precise, but detailed and passion-filled history of the war years of the Second World War. The book is a rivetingly fresh look … Continue reading Review: All Hell Let Loose: The World at War, 1939-1945