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Not a good read (Kindle edition)
on February 20, 2011
The concept of the book is good, and as usual with such "what-if" concepts the author neccessarily must make up lots of things that never actually happened, as well as tweaking things that DID happen.
Having said that, the book is so ridden with errors that one wonders if there has been any research at all. A typical example is the repeated use of the term "Das Fuhrer" (sic). In fact, there are multitudes of lingual, factual, geographical and historical errors that need not have been tweaked as they are not relevant to the "what-if" concept. Literally hundreds of obvious such errors spring from the pages as the read goes on. This to the extent that it completely takes away the joy of reading. One can really wonder if this guy really is a Military Historian at all, or if the fact that this is a "what-if" concept book has been used as an excuse for not doing proper research.
Add to that an editing that at times is totally incoherent and makes the reader get quite lost in the plot.
Conclusion: This is not a good read.