The most comprehensive diplomatic history of World War II ever produced.
Weinberg doesn't seem to care about this problem as long as it serves the point in showing the despicable nature of the Germans or the Japanese.
Weinberg narrates the events of the war, but he is most interested in the broader, global perspective, as his title makes clear.
Thorough, understandable text considering all points of view. Gives insight not found in textbooks on the subject. A good read!Published 2 months ago by Charles G Taylor Jr
Other reviews described the author's approach to this global history, so beyond the fact that it is incredibly comprehensive and well balanced, I would just like to add the primary... Read morePublished 2 months ago by C.
This is the most comprehensive history of World War 11 that I have ever read. Many things have come out now that the documents are translated and the dust has settled. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Carol G. Emerling
I've collected quite a few WW2 books (over 1000) with over 10 which could be labeled as general history. This is the best book although Hart's and Gilbert's are good too. Read morePublished 3 months ago by X. Li
Considered a classic by some readers and critics, but I can't help feeling this has been superseded by a host of other, better single volume books about WW2, and I am no longer... Read morePublished 4 months ago by History buff
It was an excellent read. I am a history buff. Especially military history. This has some excellent view points and very good notes to advance them. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Nuke Dog
While very comprehensive in scope, the book's plodding style makes it a hard read. And, while the title appears to connote military history, it would more accurately be described... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bradley N King
A huge book. A very good view of the war at the strategic level. The author doesn't try to cover individual battles. As he says, that has been done elsewhere. Read morePublished 10 months ago by D. Crotty