War from the Top: German and British Military Decision Making during World War II

By: Wilt, Alan F

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This book discusses the strategic policies followed by the major powers during the Second World War. Most books rehash the same old information about this or that happened on this or that day but never tell you why they happened. This book does and it does so in an easy to read and straight forward way. Contents >>> ONE. Directing the War. TWO. Running the War: The Organisation. THREE. Running the War: The Personalities. FOUR. Planning the War: The Early Years. FIVE. Planning the War: The Middle and Later Phases. SIX. Fighting the War, 1939-1940. SEVEN. The Russian Front, 1941-1943 EIGHT. North Africa and Sicily, 1941-1943. NINE. The Battle of the Atlantic. TEN. Strategic Bombing vs. Air Defense. ELEVEN. Burma and Western Europe, 1944-1945. Conclusion. Appendix: Code Names. reviews >>> "Wilt's comparative approach permits us fresh perspectives on both sides of the war. Moreover, Wilt has chosen to compare two of the major rival belligerents at the most stimulating and interesting level at which such comparison might be made, the level of the summit of decision making—with the magnetic figures of Hitler and Churchill playing major roles in his narrative and analysis." Russell F. Weigley "This is a masterful treatment of a complex subject and a must read book for anyone writing about the Second World War." The Historian

Title: War from the Top: German and British Military Decision Making during World War II

Author Name: Wilt, Alan F

Categories: - WORLD WAR II, WEAPONS, FIREARMS, REFERENCE, WAR, MILITARY, HISTORY,

Publisher: London, I. B. Taurus: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 24cm

Seller ID: 010918

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