'A classic of Holocaust studies. No other single volume quite conveys both the sheer scale of the Holocaust, and the depth of individual tragedy.'
- BBC History Magazine
About the Author
Sir Martin Gilbert is one of the foremost historians of the twentieth century. The official biographer of Winston Churchill, he is also the author of a definitive history of the Holocaust, twelve historical atlases, and comprehensive studies of the first and second world wars. Born in London in 1936, he was made an Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 1994 and was knighted in 1995.