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Why the Allies won

Author: R J Overy
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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'Outstanding...Overy has written a masterpiece of analytical history, posing and answering one of the great questions of the century' Niall Ferguson, Sunday TimesThe Allied victory in 1945 - though  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Overy
ISBN: 1845950658 9781845950651
OCLC Number: 870972315
Notes: Originally published: London : Cape, 1995.
Description: xviii, 494 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Unpredictable victory: explaining World War II --
Little ships and lonely aircraft: the battle for the seas --
Deep war: Stalingrad and Kursk --
The means to victory: bombers and bombing --
Along a good road: the invasion of France --
A genius for mass-production: economies at war --
A war of engines: technology and military power --
Impossible unity: allies and leaders in war --
Evil things, excellent things: the moral contest --
Why the allies won.
Responsibility: Richard Overy.

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A thought provoking reappraisal of the war - deeply researched, complex and yet beautifully lucid -- Correlli Barnett * Times Literary Supplement * Richard Overy is writing at the height of his Read more...

 
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