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Operation Barbarossa: Jonathan Dimbleby in conversation with James Holland, 15 April 2021

Jonathan Dimbleby
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Don’t miss your chance to get a copy of Barbarossa with your earlybird ticket for just £25 (including P&P) or with your standard ticket for £30 (including P&P) granting you free access to the event.

Join Jonathan Dimbleby, author of highly-acclaimed Second World War histories including The Battle of the Atlantic and Destiny in the Desert: The Road to El Alamein, as he celebrates the publication of his new book Barbarossa.

Jonathan will be in conversation, dissecting and exploring Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of Russia in June 1941. Operation Barbarossa aimed at nothing less than a war of extermination to annihilate Soviet communism, liquidate the Jews and create Lebensraum for the German master race. However, it was a colossal mistake that lost Hitler the Second World War. Drawing on unseen archival material, Dimbleby puts Barbarossa in its proper place in history for the first time in his usual gripping style.

Jonathan will be in conversation with James Holland, an internationally acclaimed and award-winning historian and broadcaster. He is the author of a number of best-selling books about the Second World War, including most recently, Normandy 44 and Sicily 43.

Don’t miss the chance to hear from Jonathan Dimbleby as he paints a full and vivid picture of this monumental campaign, of which the full nature and impact has remained widely unexplored until now.

This event will be hosted via Zoom webinar. You will be sent your personal link to login 48 hours before the event.

If you purchase a book with your ticket, you will receive your copy of the book in the 10 days after the event.

Please note, tickets for this event are non-refundable.

This event will be recorded and sent to all bookers shortly after the event. It will be available to watch for 7 days.

This event is a partnership between the How To Academy and Penguin Live.

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