About this book
Reissued for the first time in B format and with a new cover. 'Outstanding... Overy has written a masterpiece of analytical history' Niall Ferguson, "Sunday Times"
Provides a reinterpretation of the war through an account of the decisive military campaigns that created the astonishing revival in Allied fortunes. This title explores the factors that determined success and failure: industrial stength, fighting ability, the skills of leaders and the moral contrasts between the two sides.