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Andrew Roberts's acclaimed new history has been hailed as the finest single-volume account of this epic conflict. From the western front to North Africa, from the Baltic to the Far East, he tells the story of the war—the grand strategy and the individual experience, the brutality and the heroism—as never before.
Meticulously researched and masterfully written, The Storm of War illuminates the war's principal actors, revealing how their decisions shaped the course of the conflict. Along the way, Roberts presents tales of the many lesser-known individuals whose experiences form a panoply of the courage and self-sacrifice, as well as the depravity and cruelty, of the Second World War.
First, the editing on the digital version truly stinks. At the beginning there are only a few misplaced sentence fragments, but towards the end it is rife with them. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Amazon Customer
Comprehensive without being overly erudite -- it leaves the reader with a good intuition and overall contextualization of the war as a whole, in addition to indulging in specific... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joshua
Great current view of the war with intriguing hindsight, excellent readPublished 2 months ago by Josh Wilson
It's necessary to learn the past so one can chose the right in presence days.
One need to learn this Great War to see how to avoid another catastropy action
Outstanding on all counts. A finely detailed summary of all the decisions as to why Hitler lost the war. Plus the Japanese fiascos that gave us the upper hand early in the war. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jerry Beaver
An unusual look into the personality of Adolf Hitler and detailed accounts of military campaigns not often discussed, ex. the Scandanavian peninsula.Published 3 months ago by tjo74