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റ Uses of text 쑚 Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War  ඓ Book By Paul Kennedy ත റ Uses of text 쑚 Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War ඓ Book By Paul Kennedy ත Theres a simple explanation for the result of World War II the Allies marshalled military power than the Axis While true, Professor Kennedy, the eminent author of many popular histories, would grade that explanation incomplete He places a fuller interpretation on the chronological fulcrum of the global conflict, 1943, when Germany and Japan bestrode most of their conquered territories and seas, their armed forces battered but dangerous For the Allies, someone had to devise applications of superior strength to numerous technical and strategic problems, and Kennedy elaborates five interlocking narratives of who these individuals were and what they did Concerning amphibious landings, Kennedy elides pre war planners of such operations with wartime designers of landing craft ditto with theoreticians and practitioners of air power, supremacy in which was critical for the success of any invasion from sea When Kennedy dwells on weapons like the P 51 fighter, the T 34 tank, or the Essex class aircraft carrier, he treats them less as war winning icons than as data for his ideas about running organizations, WWII being his case study High authorial eminence ensures attention from the WWII readership Gilbert TaylorSuperbly written and carefully documented indispensable reading for anyone who seeks to understand how and why the Allies won The Christian Science Monitor An important contribution to our understanding of World War II Like an engineer who pries open a pocket watch to reveal its inner mechanics, Paul Kennedy tells how little known men and women at lower levels helped win the war.Michael Beschloss, The New York Times Book Review Histories of World War II tend to concentrate on the leaders and generals at the top who make the big strategic decisions and on the lowly grunts at the bottom Engineers of Victory seeks to fill this gap in the historiography of World War II and does so triumphantly This book is a fine tribute The Wall Street Journal Kennedy colorfully and convincingly illustrates the ingenuity and persistence of a few men who made all the difference The Washington Post Kennedy has produced a fresh perspective on the war, giving us not just another history of an overfamiliar conflict, but a manual of technical problem solving, written in the clearest and most compelling style, that could still prove useful to modern management today The Telegraph UK This superb book is Kennedys best Foreign Affairs Paul Kennedy has thus achieved a notable feat in bringing a large dose of common sense, historical insight and detailed knowledge to bear in his refreshing study of what might be called the material history of the second world war This material history of strategy asks the right questions, disposes of clichs and gives rich accounts of neglected topics Financial TimesPaul Kennedys history of World War II is a demonstration not only of incisive analysis and mastery of subject, but of profound integrity, and a historians desire to celebrate not great leaders but the forgotten scientists, technicians, and logisticians who gave us the tactical edge, without which the strategic designs could never have been achieved.Robert D Kaplan, author of The Revenge of Geography Kennedys fine grained analysis and suspicion of any one single causelike cipher cracking, intelligence and deception operations, or specific weapons systems, like the Soviet T 34 tankpermit him to persuasively array his supporting facts An absorbing new approach to a well worked field Kirkus Reviews starred review A fresh and stimulating approach Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition. 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    • Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War
    • 2.1
    • 99
    • Hardcover
    • 464 pages
    • Paul Kennedy
    • English
    • 21 July 2017

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