Why the Allies Won

Why the Allies Won

by Richard Overy
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Why the Allies Won by Richard Overy

In this incisive analysis, we see exactly how the Allies won in WWII & regained military superiority & why they were able to do it. Overy offers a brilliant analysis of the decisive campaigns: the war at sea, the crucial battles on the eastern front, the air war, & the vast amphibious assault on Europe. The eastern front was critical. Having lost four million men & tens of thousands of tanks & aircraft in the first six months of fighting, the Soviet Union was able to relocate its industrial base to the east, intensify its industrial production, & defeat the German forces at Stalingrad & Kursk; this was the turning point. Maps. B&W photos.

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ISBN-13: 9781845950651
Publisher: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

Richard Overy is the author of Why the Allies Won and The Dictators, winner of the Wolfson Prize for History. He is professor of history at the University of Exeter in England.

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