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Blood, Tears and Folly : An Objective Look at World War Two, Paperback / softback Book

Blood, Tears and Folly : An Objective Look at World War Two Paperback / softback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series

Paperback / softback


'Every page of Deighton's work glows with the excitement of discovery ... wonderful' Geoff Dyer, GuardianThis unflinching history of the darkest days of the Second World War covers the entire world stage, from the Battle of the Atlantic to Pearl Harbor.

Rooted in the personal accounts of the soldiers themselves, Blood, Tears and Folly is a sweeping, moving account of the political machinations, the strategy and tactics, the weapons and the men on both sides who created a world of devastation. 'If he had never written a word of fiction Deighton would still be remembered for his scholarly and merciless history of the Second World War, Blood, Tears and Folly' Peter Millar, The Times




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