A History of the Second World War

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Pan

Publication date: 19.11.2015
ISBN: 9781447209676
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

First published in 1970, the year after his death, Liddell Hart's History of the Second World War is a highly acclaimed account by one of the greatest military writers of the twentieth century. Providing searing insights and drawing on an unparalleled knowledge of tactics and strategy, it is the culmination of a lifetime's analysis and study.

Condensing six bloody years into one volume, Liddell Hart examines the moral and strategic choices made by those in power and the way these decisions affected ordinary soldiers on the ground. With meticulous attention to detail and epic scope, his work is a true classic and indispensable for those seeking to understand this most devastating of conflicts.

In the media

A work of art . . . Liddell Hart is not simply a prophet and a critic but a historian of great rank
Economist
Unlikely to be surpassed
Sunday Telegraph