Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941 (Paperback)
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Short Description for Fateful Choices An acclaimed historian re-creaties a dramatic sequence of ten decisions made by the leaders of the world's six major powers--Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, Mussolini, and Tojo--that reshaped human destiny.
- Published: 01 June 2008
- Format: Paperback 623 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780143113720 ISBN 10: 0143113720
- Sales rank: 261,515
Full description for Fateful Choices
The newest immensely original undertaking from the historian who gave us the defining two-volume portrait of Hitler, "Fateful Choices" puts Ian Kershaw's analytical and storytelling gifts on dazzling display. From May 1940 to December 1941, the leaders of the world's six major powers made a series of related decisions that determined the final outcome of World War II and shaped the course of human destiny. As the author examines the connected stories of these profound choices, he restores a sense of drama and contingency to this pivotal moment, producing one of the freshest, most important books on World War II in years?one with powerful contemporary relevance.