The Second World War: A Complete History
A "magisterial" (The New York Times) single-volume history of WWII
It began with the German invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939. By the time it came to an end on V-J Day-August 14, 1945 -it had involved every major power and become global in its reach. In the final accounting, it would turn out to be, in both human terms and material resources, the costliest war in history, taking the lives of thirty million people.
In one brilliant volume, eminent historian Martin Gilbert offers the complete history of the Second World War. With unparalleled scholarship and breadth of vision, Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill as well as one of the leading experts on the Holocaust, weaves together political, military, diplomatic, and civilian elements to provide a global perspective on the war, in a work that is both a treasure trove of information and a gripping, dramatic narrative.
"In his transmission of the horror of the war, Martin Gilbert has achieved something no other historian but he could. There is indeed a relentless force about chronology when it is used as a tool by an historian of the stature of Martin Gilbert."
-The Sunday Telegraph
"Gilbert's flowing narrative is spiced with anecdotal details culled from diaries, memoirs, and official documents. He is especially skillful at interweaving summaries of military
strategy with vignettes of civilian suffering."-Newsweek
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Review: The Second World War: A Complete HistoryUser Review - Tim - Goodreads
Extensive history of WWII. Gilbert covers the breadth and depth of the conflict, though I think he does not give the Asian theatre full coverage. I appreciated the chronological approach, and ... Read full review
Review: The Second World War: A Complete HistoryUser Review - Nicholle Blaine - Goodreads
Finally. Ugh. If I didn't read this for history class I would have liked it more, having to try and pull facts from it was a nightmare. Read full review
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