The Story of the Second World War (Google eBook)
Henry Steele Commager’s The Story of the Second World War, compiled in the war’s immediate aftermath, became an instant classic. Commager has presented a broad spectrum of contemporary writing about the war by such figures as Winston Churchill, John Steinbeck, Walter Lippman, John Hersey, and William Shirer. The book also contains stirring narratives by the soldiers and civilians who experienced the war on the frontlines or who endured it behind the lines. Readers will enjoy these remarkable firsthand accounts from all of the major theaters of the war and Commager’s expert commentary, which puts the war in perspective.
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