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Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War

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Kennedy, award-winning author of "The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers" and one of today's most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique ... Show synopsis

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Edward  C

High level - not engineering

by Edward C on Nov 8, 2014

The term "engineer" is not used literally, but refers to grand strategic planning. This book will disappoint someone looking for details of engineering solutions to wartime problems, although some inventions are cited as decisive. There is an attempt to link Atlantic theater and Pacific theater strategies. But it's hard to differentiate linkage from coincidence and the overall rhythm of war at global scale. Overall, the book is not worth the time.

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