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By Martin Gilbert

ISBN-10: 0471423408

ISBN-13: 9780471423409

"The Allied landings in 1944 had the entire customers for catastrophe. Churchill proposal he will be woken as much as learn of huge casualties. Eisenhower ready a somber broadcast saying that the firm had failed.

The specter of failure was once continually current. After a failed touchdown the Nazi regime might have regained the ascendant. New, terrifying bombs and rockets have been able to be introduced. Long-distance submarines have been within the ultimate degree of improvement. The final million Jews of Europe have been indexed for deportation and death.

Failure at Normandy may have given Hitler the opportunity of continuous to rule western Europe, quite if the us, bloodied and defeated in Normandy, had decided-after and a part years of concentrating on Europe-to flip all its energies to the ever-growing calls for of the Pacific, leaving Europe to its personal units. Had that occurred, I doubt if i might were alive to write down this e-book, or loose to precise my reviews with out worry of arrest."
--Martin Gilbert

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