"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.