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No war has shaken and reshaped the world like the Second World War. It was the last German war in the broadest sense of the word. Even in decades, historiography has not been able to conclude with him, even parts of the history of military events appear in a new light thanks to newly discovered or developed sources in archives all over the world. After a phase of increased interest in a perspective "from below", from soldiers and victims, Elke Fröhlich undertakes a new overall presentation that again emphasizes the warfare by the Nazi regime and the Wehrmacht itself.

Review note on Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, May 6, 2014

Rainer F. Schmidt is enthusiastic about this innovative and instructive overview of the Second World War by Elke Fröhlich. The reviewer is impressed by how the contemporary historian documents military processes in great detail and based on the state of research, records war events from a global perspective and bundles research history. Schmidt considers the author's precise argumentation, her analysis of the Western campaign, her tracing of Hitler's declaration of war on the USA and the tracing of mass murder and the Holocaust achieved with the help of eyewitness accounts to be particularly strong. The fact that the author argues too fixated on Hitler, especially in the introductory chapter, as the reviewer states, seems forgivable.
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