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Author Roberts, Andrew, 1963-

Title The storm of war : a new history of the Second World War / Andrew Roberts
Published Camberwell, Vic. ; London : Penguin, 2010


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 MELB  940.54 Rob/Sow  AVAILABLE
Description lvi, 711 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Series New Items
Contents Part I. Onslaught.--1. Four invasions: September 1939-April 1940.--2. Fuhrer Imperator : May-June 1940.--3. Last Hope Island: June 1940-June 1941.--4. Contesting the Littoral: September 1939-June 1942.--5. Kicking in the Door: June-December 1941.--6. Tokyo Typhoon : December 1941-May 1942.--Part II. Climacteric.--7. Everlasting Shame of mankind: 1939-1945.--8. Five Minutes at Midway: June 1942-October 1944.--9. Midnight in the Devil's Gardens: July 1942-May 1943.--10. The Motherland Overwhelms the Fatherland : January 1942-February 1943.--11. The Waves of Air and Sea: 1939-1945.--12. Up the Wasp-Waist Peninsula: July 1943-May 1945.--Part III. Retribution.--13. Salient Reversal: March-August 1943.--Cruel Reality: 1939-1945.--Norman Conquest: June-August 1944.--16. Western Approaches: August 1944-March 1945.--17. Eastern Approaches: August 1943-May 1945.--18. Land of the Setting Sun: October 1944--Conclusion: Why did the Axis Lose the Second World War?
Summary On 2 August 1944 Winston Churchill mocked Adolf Hitler in the House of Commons by the rank he had reached in the First World War. 'Russian success has been somewhat aided by the strategy of Herr Hitler, of Corporal Hitler,' Churchill jibed
Notes First published by Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Military leadership.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
Genre/Form War and conflict
ISBN 9780141029283