The untold Second World War

If you think there's nothing more to learn about the greatest war in history, then think again. So says Max Hastings, whose latest book focuses on aspects of the conflict on which new things still need to be said...

English soldiers in the ruins of Palmyre in charge of taking over the Syrian Territory occupied by Vichy’s France. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

This article was first published in the November 2011 issue of BBC History Magazine 


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