By Gerhard L. Weinberg
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Largely hailed as a masterpiece, this can be the 1st historical past of worldwide battle II to supply a really international account of the warfare that encompassed six continents. beginning with the adjustments that restructured Europe and her colonies following the 1st global warfare, Gerhard Weinberg sheds new gentle on each element of worldwide battle II.
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A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II by Gerhard L. Weinberg