World War Two: A Short History by Norman StoneWorld War Two: A Short History by Norman Stone

World War Two: A Short History

byNorman Stone

Paperback | April 1, 2014

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A pacy, compelling and penetrating account - from the great Norman Stone 'The best short primer on the war in twenty years' Andrew Roberts Norman Stone's gripping book tells the narrative of the Second World War in as brief a compass as possible, making a sometimes familiar story utterly fresh and arresting. As with his highly acclaimed World War One: A Short History, there is a compelling sense of a terrible story unfolding, of a sceptical and humorous intelligence at work, and a wish to convey to an audience who may well have no memory of the conflict just how high the stakes were.
Norman Stone is one of Britain's greatest historians. His major works include The Eastern Front, 1914-1917 (winner of the Wolfson Prize and published by Penguin), Europe Transformed and The Atlantic and Its Enemies (published by Penguin). He has taught at the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Bilkent, where he is now Director of th...
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Title:World War Two: A Short HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.9 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141037148

ISBN - 13:9780141037141

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic! Norman Stone summarises the war quickly, effectively, and somehow, just under 200 pages! I highly recommend this book to any war fanatics in search of a short, yet descriptive history of WWII.
Date published: 2017-01-25