The Armchair General
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW – A ground-breaking approach to history where YOU choose the fate of WWII – perfect for readers of Bletchley Park Brainteasers and The GCHQ Puzzle Book
TAKE THE HOTSEAT of real Generals, Leaders, Soldiers and Intelligence Officers in the Allied Forces during WWII, including Winston Churchill and President Eisenhower.
EXAMINE 8 key moments of the war with real contemporaneous evidence: Britain’s Darkest Hour – 1940; The War in North Africa; Stalin’s War on the Eastern Front; The Pacific Battle of Midway; The Dresden Bomber Offensive; Casablanca; Arnhem and Operation Market Garden; The Bomb and Hiroshima.
CONSIDER THE SCENARIO & MAKE YOUR DECISION From battlefields to war cabinets, each tactical and strategic decision you make leads to a different chapter. Will you follow the path of history? Or will you journey on an alternative, but equally plausible reality?
An original and exciting approach ... John Buckley is one of our very finest historians of the Second World War and there is absolutely no-one better placed to examine the key decisions that were made. Adds enormously to our understanding of the conflict. -- James Holland, bestselling author of Normandy '44 John Buckley's book is a reminder that history, when it's happening, far from being long ago and set in stone, is a never ending now, a relentless and endless present that comes without the luxury of hindsight -- Al Murray, comedian and writer
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