All Hell Let Loose: The World at of War 1939-45 :: Max Hastings soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: HarperPress, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps;
>From the cover: This is a study of the greatest and most terrible event in history, which shows its impact upon hundreds of millions of people around the world soldiers, sailors and airmen; British housewives and Indian peasants; SS killers and the citizens of Leningrad, some of whom resorted to cannibalism during the citys two-year siege; Japanese suicide pilots and American carrier crews.
Reflecting Max Hastingss thirty-five years of research on the Second World War, All Hell Let Loose describes the course of events during the war, but focuses chiefly upon human experience, which varied immensely from campaign to campaign, continent to continent. Hastings emphasises the Russian front, where more than ninety per cent of all German soldiers who perished met their fate. He argues…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xx) 748 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Military History catalogue?