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The Second World War, Volume 1 by Winston S. Churchill
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Mar 19, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: war, classic
Read from March 19 to April 03, 2011

Anglo-centric in general, and Churchill-centric in particular, this is one of the great military memoirs of the English language. Some of the excessive detail regarding troop counts and such gets a bit soporific, but the political insights and overarching worldview are vital to our understanding of all that went wrong in the decades after World War One.
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0.0% "Taking a stab at all six volumes. Probably won't be updating for a while."

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