Armageddon by Max Hastings

About the book

One of the greatest military feats during the Second World War was the transformation of the German force’s activities in the weeks following the battles in Holland and the German border, where the Allies had finally inflicted the greatest catastrophes of modern war on them. Somehow the Germans found the strength to halt the Allied advance in its tracks and to prolong the war to 1945. This book is the epic story of those last eight months of the war in northern Europe.

Reviewed by  Everton Reading Group:

An easy to read style which is fluent and engaging. Thought provoking and insightful facing overwhelming circumstances, especially in relation to Dresden. Gives different perspectives to warfare.

Star rating: ***

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