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Richard Overy is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. The author of more than twenty books on the dictators, airpower and World War II, he is one of Britain's leading historians of the twentieth century. His books include The Air War 1939-1945, Why the Allies Won, Russia's War and more recently The Dictators, which won the 2005 Wolfson Prize for history. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.

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A History of War in 100 Battles by Richard Overy
A History of War in 100 Battles
Richard Overy
From the Fall of Troy to the Gulf War, Richard Overy has chosen 100 battles that tell the story of warfare from sword to guided missile. Organised by theme the book considers the key factors – leadership, courage, deception, innovation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2014
The Third Reich: A Chronicle by Richard Overy
The Third Reich: A Chronicle
Richard Overy
August 2011 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. A superbly illustrated new history of the Third Reich from a world-class historian.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2011

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