Andrew Roberts --> reviewed by Victor Davis Hanson -->

How did the British and the United States ever defeat the Axis in the West? Both countries were tied down in the Pacific fighting the imperial Japanese and supplying Stalin’s Red Army, which they feared wanted more than just the defeat of Hitler.

The two allies could not agree on where and when to launch an initial assault on the Germans and Italians. The Americans themselves were divided over whether to focus primarily on Japan, which had attacked America on December 7, 1941—or Germany, which had not. They were also fearful that the United States would end up fighting for the continuance of the British Empire, while the British were more...

 
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