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Worth reading by anyone interested in Modern Military History. A good analysis that goes beyond the traditional explanation of GDP capacity, incorporating other variables tangible... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Hema Govindan
This a great book.
It is scholarly and well-written. Mr. Overy provides excellent analysis of the various factors that led to the Allies' victory in World War II. Read more
I have used this book as a WW2 textbook twice for a travel abroad program in Europe. I does an excellent job with the big picture of the war but also shows individual contributions... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kenneth Kihlstrom
The first chapter is an excellent concise account of the war -- what happened everywhere, but only lightly about the war in the Pacific. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Don Roberto
Just about the single finest book I have ever read about any aspect of the Second World War, and I've lost count of those I have read. Read morePublished 13 months ago by History buff
Good systematic work with focus on details without losing large picture.
Reason for my moderate enthusiasm for the book is feeling that it answers the wrong question. Read more
More than 60 years have passed after world's biggest conflict came to an end. Author has pondered the reasons that led to triumph of Allied powers against Axis bloc. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Karun Mukherji