The Second World War by Antony Beevor

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November 2012, no. 346

The Second World War by Antony Beevor

Reviewed by
November 2012, no. 346

Too often histories of World War II either have ‘total’ in their title or make great play with total war as a concept. Essentially this is meaningless, because all that is meant by total war is big war. Antony Beevor mercifully does not call World War II ‘total’ or make any reference to total war.

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