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War from the Top : German and British Military Decision Making during World War II - Alan F. Wilt

War from the Top

German and British Military Decision Making during World War II

Hardcover Published: 22nd August 1990
ISBN: 9780253364555
Number Of Pages: 404

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"Wilt writes... well and offers many sound perceptions." -- Choice

..". a stimulating book... a timely warning against overindulgence in hindsight in evaluating the great issues of the war... " -- Parameters

..". a significant new study... a clearly written, excellent book... " -- Airpower Journal

..". an impressive work of scholarship... " -- British Politics Group Newsletter

"Wilt's comparative approach permits us fresh perspectives on both sides of the war. Moreover, Wilt has chosen to compare two of the major rival belligerents at the most stimulating and interesting level at which such comparison might be made, the level of the summit of decision making -- with the magnetic figures of Hitler and Churchill playing major roles in his narrative and analysis." -- Russell F. Weigley

"This is a masterful treatment of a complex subject and a must read book for anyone writing about the Second World War." -- The Historian

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsOne. Directing the WarTwo. Running the War: The OrganizationThree. Running the War: The PersonalitiesFour. Planning the War: The Early YearsFive. Planning the War: The Middle and Later PhasesSix. Fighting the War: 1939-1940Seven. The Russian Front, 1941-1943Eight. North Africa and Sicily, 1941-1943Nine. The Battle of the AtlanticTen. Strategic Bombing vs. Air DefenseEleven. Burma and Western Europe, 1944-1945ConclusionAppendix: Code NamesNotesBibliographyIndex

ISBN: 9780253364555
ISBN-10: 0253364558
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 22nd August 1990
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.31 x 16.49  x 3.12
Weight (kg): 0.72

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