Examines the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two. In this book, the author presents a disturbing interpretation of the collapse of European Jewish civilization even before the Nazi onslaught.
How did Britain so lose the plot that today there is not a single aircraft manufacturer of any significance in the country? The author captures that season of glory in a book that fuses his own memories of being a schoolboy plane spotter with a ruefully realistic history of British decline. It is the story of machines and men who flew them.
From the Fall of France in June 1940 to Hitler's suicide in April 1945, the swastika flew from the peaks of the High Savoy in the western Alps to the passes above Ljubljana in the east. This title tells the story of how the war was conceived and directed from the Fuhrer's mountain retreat, and how all the Alps bar Switzerland fell to Fascism.
Written by the author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, this title offers a fresh account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War. It focuses on the problem-solvers - Major-General Perry Hobart; Flight Lieutenant Ronnie Harker; and, Captain 'Johnny' Walker.
During the Second World War the British Army underwent a complete transformation as its number of vehicles grew from 40,000 to 1.5 million, ranging from tanks and giant tank transporters to jeeps, mobile baths and offices, and scout cars.