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The War That Came Early: Hitler's War by Harry Turtledove
Cover Artist: Big Dot Design
Del Rey Paperback  ISBN/ITEM#: 9780345491831
Date: 22 June 2010 List Price $16.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK /

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Product Description: A stroke of the pen and history is changed. In 1938, British prime minister Neville Chamberlain, determined to avoid war, signed the Munich Accord, ceding part of Czechoslovakia to Hitler. But the following spring, Hitler snatched the rest of that country, and England, after a fatal act of appeasement, was fighting a war for which it was not prepared. Now, in this thrilling alternate history, another scenario is played out: What if Chamberlain had not signed the accord?

In this action-packed chronicle of the war that might have been, Harry Turtledove uses dozens of points of view to tell the story: from American marines serving in Japanese-occupied China and ragtag volunteers fighting in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion in Spain to an American woman desperately trying to escape Nazi-occupied territory—and witnessing the war from within the belly of the beast. A tale of powerful leaders and ordinary people, at once brilliantly imaginative and hugely entertaining, Hitler's War captures the beginning of a very different World War II—with a very different fate for our world today.

[Read Bill Lawhorn's review of Hitler's War from our August 2009 issue.]

(Source: Del Rey)

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