Britain at Bay
The Epic Story of the Second World War, 1938-1941 (KNOPF)
This epic book explores the many dimensions of Britain during World War II, from the military and political decisions to the individual experiences that transformed the nation permanently. With a focus on human contingencies, the author delves into questions of strategy, organization, fighting, and social changes. This sweeping account illuminates the profound impact that the war had on British society and culture, both during and after the conflict.