Blood, tears, and folly an objective look at World War II by Len Deighton

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  • World War, 1939-1945

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Other titlesObjective look at World War II
StatementLen Deighton ; with maps and drawings by Denis Bishop
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL24953776M
ISBN 100061010677, 0061011355
ISBN 109780061010675, 9780061011351
OCLC/WorldCa35616237

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It sums up the first two-plus years of the war, covering the war in all three dimensions, air, sea and land/5(59). Dec 01,  · Blood, Tears, and Folly by Len Deighton is described by the publishers as an "objective look at World War II", in fact the claim appears in the title.

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It is a history of World War II from an alternative viewpoint. Deighton looks for the origins of the war, from the rise of the great power conflicts that led to the First World War, through the inter-war years and the histories of the various conflicts and combatants in the Author: Len Deighton.

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Drawing mainly on secondary sources—including his own Fighter () and Blitzkrieg ()—Deighton offers a digressive, mildly contrarian appreciation of WW II from its.

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Blood, Tears and Folly may be considered an off-shoot of his other works, both fiction and non-fiction, on the years prior to the war and of the actual fighting.

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