Second Front: The Allied Invasion of France, 1942–43 (An Alternative History)

Second Front: The Allied Invasion of France, 1942–43 (An Alternative History)

Alexander M. Grace

History / Science Fiction / Alternate History

One of the great arguments of World War II took place among Allied military leaders over when and where to launch a second front against Germany in Europe. Stalin, holding on by his teeth in Russia, urged a major invasion from the west as soon as possible. The Americans, led by Marshall and Wedemeyer, argued likewise. It was Churchill who got his way, however, with his Mediterranean strategy, including a campaign on the Italian peninsula, which he mistakenly called the “soft underbelly of Europe.”
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