The world in flames

Antony Beevor's latest book is a sweeping narrative of the entire Second World War. Here, he talks to Rob Attar about his new discoveries and the myths of the conflict that he is hoping to lay to rest

Industrial might: Blenheim bombers in production in England, late 1939. The Allies’ combined industrial strength proved too much for the Axis. (Getty Images) 

This article was first published in the June 2012 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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