The War in the West: Volume One
Atlantic Monthly 2015
Hardback 719pp Illustrated
9780802123978   Product Code: 23310
It is generally accepted that Germany enjoyed military superiority over Britain and France in 1939, and that only when America joined the war and Hitler overstretched himself in Russia did the tide turn. But in this new analysis James Holland points out that France had more men in uniform than Germany, Britain still had the most powerful navy and the invasions of France and Poland were incredible gambles for a country short on resources, tanks and trained soldiers.