Reviews of Books

Europe at War 1939-1945

The conventional narrative of the Second World War is well known: after six years of brutal fighting on land, sea and in the air, the Allied Powers prevailed and the Nazi regime was defeated. But as in so many things, the truth is somewhat different.

Reviews - Europe at War 1939-1945

The madness of myths

Tuesday 09 November 2004 The Economist

WHATEVER you think about the second world war is wrong, and this book will prove it.

How Eastern Europe swapped one oppressor for another

Wednesday 29 November 2006 The Telegraph, Noel Malcolm

This is a self-consciously contrary book, cutting against the grain of much self-congratulatory Western writing since 1945. 

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