The Winds of War Author:Herman Wouk Book Description: — In this massive novel, Pulitzer Prize winner Herman Wouk recreates the most dramatic years of the twentieth century - 1939-1941, when the world's nations decended reluctantly but inexorably into the maelstrom of World War II. The Winds of War pulses with the life of those terrific days - vast battle scenes, love affairs in for... more »eign lands, danger, honor, passion, cowardice and courage. Its huge cast of characters teems not only with the famous figures of the time - Hitler, Roosevelt, Stalin, Churchill - but with the ordinary men and women whose deeds were never recorded in history books. With action that surges throughout the globe, The Winds of War brings those days to life again in a work of epochal grandeur.« less
The signature novel of World War Two. I read it thirty years ago- very powerful stuff. You youngsters out there have not experienced a world war. (Thank you Lord.) You should read this book uncritically- this is the way it really was.