• "A compelling analysis... skilful and chilling"

    Ross Davies, Economist
  • "A much needed book... He deserves the attention of a wide audience"

    Donald Cameron, Independent
  • "Richard Overy is writing at the height of his powers... The result is often startling, never less than fascinating"

    Adam Sisman, Observer
  • "A thought provoking reappraisal of the war - deeply researched, complex and yet beautifully lucid"

    Correlli Barnett, Times Literary Supplement