Just be glad you weren't there
If you buy all these, you'll be as poor as me. But happy. Though that generally doesn't wash with the bank man. Trust me, I've tried it.
The war to end all wars that started another
The (second) war to end all wars, just started another one.
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
The best book since 1066.
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
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