"an essential text...vivid and compelling detail"
The Washington Post
"a very well-written treatise"
Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs
"Nagorski tells it well"
Foreign Affairs
"entertaining... Nagorski tells it well"
The Wall Street Journal
"gripping drama"
Washington Independent Review of Books
"successful history...a clear and lucid writer"
Publishers Weekly
"a portrait of hubris and megalomania"
Overseas Press Club
"keen psychological insights into the world leaders involved"
"a lively, opinionated account of a critical year"
Kirkus Review
“a seamlessly written…fast-paced narrative”
Douglas Brinkley
“a vivid account”
Jon Meacham
“gripping narrative and eye-popping revelation”
Evan Thomas
“gripping, deeply researched”
Lynne Olson
“[a] vivid, incisive account”
William Taubman

A fresh look at the decisive year 1941, when Hitler’s miscalculations and policy of terror propelled Churchill, FDR, and Stalin into a powerful new alliance that defeated Nazi Germany. 

Now in Paperback