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How the War Was Won

Air-Sea Power and Allied Victory in World War II (Cambridge Military Histories)

Phillips Payson O'Brien

World War II is usually seen as a titanic land battle, decided by mass armies, most importantly those on the Eastern Front. Phillips Payson O'Brien shows us the war in a completely different light. In this compelling new history of the Allied path to victory, he argues that in terms of production, technology and economic power, the war was far more...
Publish Date
2015-02-12T00:00:00.000Z
2015-02-12T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
9781107014756
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
2022-07-03T12:23:42.000Z
O'Brien's illuminating book "How the war was won" has a great opening sentence: "There were no decisive battles in World War II." What he means is that given the huge war production of the combatants, even huge losses in individual battles could be replaced in a few weeks 3/      source
2021-03-13T09:03:40.000Z
Thread. I’m not sure I’d go as far. But this is a *fascinating* line of argument. And do read @PhillipsPOBrien book: Or the summary of the argument (free):      source