"...a coherent--in fact, hypnotic--narrative offered up in a single, handsome volume... surely the finest one-volume history we have of the most important event of the century." American Heritage --
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Comprehensive, exhaustive, and obviously epically well researched. This is not exactly a page turner, but if you are interested in learning about what the major (and some of the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ryan C. Davies
This history ties all the many theaters of WWII into a single conflict, showing how seemingly unrelated events affected both the timing and types of decisions the leaders took. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Barnabas
This book is the best all-round view of the conflict that I ever came across. No wonder that, as far as WWII is concerned, Dr.Weinberg is considered the historian's historianPublished 10 months ago by Cassio Baptista
Elaborate and well-written though I did not manage to finish reading the book...Published 10 months ago by Ong Geok Ling
Those fascinated by world war 2 history but without global perspective on the conflict will thoroughly enjoy the perspective provided in this book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Steven M McLaughlin
This is a very hard read, but I want to read about the truth in my war books and this does just that.Published 11 months ago by MDM
I bought this book after listening to a podcast interview with the author from the Pritzker Military Library. (You can probably still find the interview at the Pritzker website. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Arnold Howard