It deals with the story of the big 4, Churchill, Roosevelt, Brooke and Marshall.
I also have minor technical quibbles with a couple of the author's assertions, but all the same, Masters & Commanders is a very good book.
Roberts covers ground that is familiar to most readers acquainted with the outlines of the war.
This terrific book is packed with insight in regard to the ability of the British and American Commanders in WW2. Buy it, read it, enjoy it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Christopher Kelly
Well-researched, detailed, and elegantly written, Masters and Commanders, is a virtual treatise on senior leadership during wartime. Read morePublished 2 months ago by The F7 Pawn
We seem to be in the season of British rebuttal. First, Peter Hart's The Great War, in which Haig is deemed right about everything, and now this love song to Alan Brook. Read morePublished 7 months ago by You mean she's NOT Irish?
Every time I pick up a new book about WWII I find myself reflexively wondering about the nationality of the author. Read morePublished 8 months ago by J. Evans
Roberts is an excellent historian and this book reflects this. I was impressed with the vast source material that enabled him to fully characterize the relationships among 4 key... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sam
This is an authoritative and extremely detailed account of the strategic decisions behind mostly:
- North Africa (Operation Torch)... Read more
A great read for WWII buffs. I like Roberts' writing style. This read include some new facts and accounts to the reader.Published 12 months ago by Judy C. Davis