Drawing on the author’s deep understanding of military life and
the strengths and frailties of politicians and generals, this is
a myth-puncturing analysis of the advent of the Second World War.
‘Blood, Tears and Folly’ offers a sweeping and compelling
historical analysis of six theatres of war: the Battle of the
Atlantic, Hitler’s conquest of western Europe, the war in the
Mediterranean, the battle for the skies, Operation... more...