GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEARThe Familiar Image Of The British In The Second World War Is That Of The Plucky Underdog Taking On German Might David Edgerton S Bold, Compelling New History Shows The Conflict In A New Light, With Britain As A Very Wealthy Country, Formidable In Arms, Ruthless In Pursuit Of Its Interests And Sitting At The Heart Of A Global Production SystemThe British, Indeed Churchillian, Vision Of War And Modernity Was Challenged By Repeated Defeat By Less Well Equipped Enemies Yet The End Result Was A Vindication Of This Vision Like The United States, A Powerful Britain Won A Cheap Victory, While Others Paid A Great Price Britain S War Machine, By Putting Resources, Machines And Experts At The Heart Of A Global Rather Than Merely Imperial Story, Demolishes Some Of The Most Cherished Myths About Wartime Britain And Gives Us A Very Different And Often Unsettling Picture Of A Great Power In Action
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- 442 pages
- Britains War Machine
- David Edgerton
- 08 January 2018 David Edgerton