Heinz Magenheimer - Hitler's War - Orion Publishing Group

Hitler's War

Germany's Key Strategic Decisions 1940-45

By Heinz Magenheimer

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This is the book that answers the question: Could Germany have won World War Two?

This is the book that answers the question: Could Germany have won World War Two?

This is a closely argued and wide-ranging assessment of just how, with so many alternatives open, the German High Command chose the path that led, ultimately, to its own destruction. Heinz Magenheimer examines in detail the options that were open to the Germans as the war progressed. He identifies the crucial moments at which fateful decisions needed to be taken and considers how decisions different from those actually taken could have propelled the conflict in entirely different directions. Using the very latest source material, in particular new research from Soviet/Russian sources, the author analyses motives and objectives and considers the opportunities taken or rejected, concentrating especially on specific phases of the conflict.

Biographical Notes

Heinz Magenheimer is one of Austria's most respected historians and commentators. Since 1972 he has been a member of the Academy of National Defence, Vienna, and since 1993 a permanent member of the editorial staff of the Austrian military periodical OMZ. In addition to five books, he has written more than a hundred articles in periodical and compendia on the subjects of military strategy, security politics and the history of warfare.

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  • ISBN: 9780304362080
  • Publication date: 14 Mar 2002
  • Page count: 352
  • Imprint: W&N
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