About this book
Kershaw's first major book since the bestselling "Hitler: Nemesis", this gripping and profound history re-examines the central dramas and dilemmas of the Second World War between 1940 and 1941. It is essential reading to understand why the war reached the outcome it did, and displays Kershaw's skills as a writer, teacher and storyteller, as it vividly dramatises the events. 'Powerfully argued... important... this book actually alters our perspective of the Second World War' Andrew Roberts
Offers an insight into a series of momentous political decisions that shaped course of Second World War. This title re-creates the ten critical decisions taken between May 1940, when Britain chose not to surrender, and December 1941, when Hitler decided to destroy Europe's Jews, showing how these choices would recast the entire course of history.