Blood, Tears & Folly
In the Darkest Hour of the Second World WarBook - 1993
This study sets the drama of war on a world stage, and examines why, 50 years on, the lessons of World War II - when humanity was consumed by violence and destruction - still reverberate unheeded. Beginning with the political and industrial roots in the Great War of 1914-1918, Deighton unfolds the advance of the Axis powers from the Battle of the Atlantic to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour. By 1942, the civilized world was brought to the brink of ruin.
Publisher: London [England] : Jonathan Cape, c1993
Characteristics: xvii, 653 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps, photos ; 25 cm