Decisive Campaigns of the Second World War

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John Gooch
Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - History - 198 pages
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Success or defeat in the Second World War turned less on winning or losing battles than on winning or losing campaigns. This volume reassesses the importance of seven major campaigns for the outcome of the war. The authors examine a wide range of factors which influence success or failure including strategic planning, logistics, combat performance, command and military intelligence. This book represents a novel contribution to the study of the Second World War.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Fall of France 1940
10
The Battle of the Atlantic
45
The Allied Air Offensive
67
A Reconsideration
84
The German Campaigns in Russia 194143
105
A Reappraisal of Allied Generalship
128
The Campaigns in Asia and the Pacific
162
Index
193
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