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The Moscow Option: An Alternative Second World War [Paperback]

David Downing
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15 Aug 2013
This provocative alternative history looks at the Second World War from a new angle - what might have happened had the Germans taken Moscow in 1941. Based on authentic history and real possibilities, this unique speculative narrative plays out the dramatic consequences of opportunities taken and examines the grotesque possibilities of a Third Reich triumphant. On 30 September 1941, the Germans fight their way into the ruins of Moscow and the Soviet Union collapses. Although Russian resistance continues, German ambition multiplies after this signal success and offensives are launched in Africa, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Hitler's armies, assured of victory, make their leader's dreams reality and Allied hopes of recovery seem almost hopelessly doomed. David Downing convincingly blends actual history with the stimulating world of alternate events. The Moscow Option is a chilling reminder that history might easily have been very different.

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Frontline Books (15 Aug 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1848327218
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848327214
  • Product Dimensions: 22.8 x 15.6 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 354,212 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

DAVID DOWNING is a noted historian of World War II. His other works include The Devil's Virtuosos: German Generals at War, 1939-45.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but a bit difficult to follow 2 Feb 2014
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The book is written as though it's a history of this 'might have been' war, which is fine but there were a couple of things that spoiled it for me. Firstly, the author is constantly referring to various numbered units within the armies, which would be fine if it was all fully illustrated or dealt with one at a time, but I had a hard time visualising what was going on and in the end I just thought of them as either Axis or Allies. The other annoyance (possible spoiler alert) is that the book does not continue to the end of the war, but gets so far and then says something along the lines of 'there was another 3 years of fighting with the inevitable result', but with a few tantalising details thrown in of what did happen in those years - I would have liked to have read more about those and less on the details of battles.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 25 Aug 2014
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rather scary to believable
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