Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World 1940-1941
by Ian Kershaw
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Publisher: Allen Lane, Penguin Press
World War II-General In 1940 the world was on a knife-edge. The hurricane of events that marked the opening of the Second World War meant that anything could happen. For the aggressors there was no limit to their ambitions, and for their victims a new Dark Age beckoned. Over the next few months their fates would be determined. Ian Kershaw re-creates the ten critical decisions taken between May 1940, and December 1941. UL-XXXXXX. 624pp, 28 illustrations, 5 maps.