The Storm of War
A New History of the Second World War
Publication Date: July 2011
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From "Britain's finest military historian" (the Economist) comes a magisterial new history of World War II and the flawed axis strategy that led to their defeat.
Andrew Roberts is the author of Masters and Commanders and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900. His other books include Napoleon and Wellington, Eminent Churchillians, and Salisbury, which won the Wolfson History Prize. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he holds a Ph.D. in history from Cambridge University and writes regularly for the Wall Street Journal and the Daily Beast. Andrew lives in New York City. AudioFile Golden Voice Christian Rodska's twenty-year career in British theater encompasses radio plays, West End performances, television, and audiobooks. AudioFile has acclaimed Christian's performances of Officers and Gentlmen, by Evelyn Waugh, To Serve Them All Their Days by R. F. Delderfield, Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl, In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin, and Waterland by Graham Swift. Christian's appreciation of and facility with the satire of Waugh and Dahl make them among his personal favorites.
"Roberts gives [listeners] a new, well-written retelling of the spectacular ebb and flow of World War II." ---Library Journal Starred Review