About this book
The history of the Second World War is often told as a grand narrative, as if fought by supermen, or decided by fate. This account, however, is told at a more practical and clear-cut level, by one of the world's bestselling historians. Published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Casablanca Conference, and perfect for readers of Ian Kershaw.
An account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War. It focuses on the problem-solvers - Major-General Perry Hobart, who invented the 'funny tanks' which flattened the curve on the D-Day beaches; Flight Lieutenant Ronnie Harker 'the man who put the Merlin in the Mustang.