Blood, Tears, And Folly: An Objective Look At World War Ii

December 31, 2005|
Blood, Tears, And Folly: An Objective Look At World War Ii by Deighton, Len
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Despite the volumes written about World War II, many questions remain un-answered. In this balanced and thoughtful chronicle, historian and World War II expert Len Deighton dares to explore intriguing questions, including why the British weren't more prepared for the Blitz and why Hitler failed to thoroughly support his U-boat program. He also warns that we haven't yet learned the lessons of World War II, as ethnic cleansing, Middle East violence, and the widening gap between rich and poor still plague the world.

Len (Leonard Cyril) Deighton, the master of the modern spy thriller, was born in London in 1929. He attended the Royal College of Art and served in the Royal Air Force. He married Shirley Thompson in 1960. Deighton has varied work experience. Among other things, he has been an art student, railroad worker, pastry cook, waiter, photogra...
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Title:Blood, Tears, And Folly: An Objective Look At World War Ii
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:653 pages, 9.12 X 6 X 1.75 in
Shipping dimensions:653 pages, 9.12 X 6 X 1.75 in
Published:December 31, 2005
Publisher:Harpercollins Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060925574

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