Sealing Their Fate (Large Print 16pt)
As the Japanese fleet prepared to sail from Japan to Pearl Harbor, the German army was launching its final desperate assault on Moscow, while the British were planning a decisive blow against Rommel in North Africa. The British conquered the desert, the Germans succumbed to Moscow's winter, and the Japanese awakened the sleeping giant of American might. In just three weeks...more
Paperback, Large Print, 666 pages
Published June 29th 2010 by ReadHowYouWant
(first published April 16th 2009)
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Sep 08, 2009 Dennis Willingham rated it 2 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Tells the story of 22 days chronologically across all theaters. Interesting structure, but hard to keep straight what's happening in each battle if you have to put the book down for a while. A different way to tell the story but I'm not sure I agree that the war was decided by December 8, 1941, and I expect any Americans that fought in the Pacific theater would agree with me on that.
David Downing is the author of a political thriller, two alternative histories and a number of books on military and political history and other subjects as diverse as Neil Young and Russian Football.More about David Downing...