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The Second World War

The Second World War

by John Keegan

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
ISBN: 9780143035732
Pages: 608
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 16 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-28
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Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword. Keegan examines each theater of the war, focusing on five crucial battles and offering new insights into the distinctive methods and motivations of modern warfare. In eloquent, perceptive analyses of the airborne battle of Crete, the carrier battle of Midway, the tank battle of Falaise, the city battle of Berlin, and the amphibious battle of Okinawa, Keegan illuminates the strategic dilemmas faced by the leaders and the consequences of their decisions on the fighting ...