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The Second World War
Martin Gilbert

Classification : History
Pub Date : Aug 01, 2009
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 928
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753826768
Price : 1,399

About the book
A history of the Second World War that covers all the war fronts, the fighting on land, at sea and in the air, the activities of resistance and partisan groups, espionage, secret intelligence, strategy and tactics, war leaders, generals, admirals and air marshals, individual acts of heroism on all the war fronts and behind the lines, the fate of prisoners of war, the bombing of cities, the submarine war, and the aftermath of the war

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A profound sense of cumulative human suffering. The acid of war dripping remorselessly onto the heart of humanity'
Gilbert conveys the sense of evil that still lingers round the second world war... the first study of the second world war to integrate the story of deliberate racial extermination into the narrative'
Perhaps the most powerful achievement of the book is to convey to the reader... an overpowering sense of the absolute evil of Nazism'
A story of heroism and suffering... horrifying in its impact'
     
Martin Gilbert
Born in London in 1936 and now resident in north London, Sir Martin Gilbert was educated at Highgate School and Magdalene College, Oxford. An outstanding historian of the 20th century, he became the o...(+)
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