History Happy Hour Encore Episode 126: WWII, A Reassessment
Guest: Richard Overy
Sunday, January 1, 2023
This Week on History Happy Hour: A bold new look at World War II from one of Great Britain’s most respected and honored historians. Chris and Rick welcome Richard Overy, author of the monumental new book Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945.
He argues that we need to seek a different and broader perspective to truly understand the origins and aftermath of the costliest war in human history. The Wall Street Journal calls his book “the finest single-volume history of World War II,” while the New York Times calls it “History at its best.
A fascinating new assessment of this most familiar war, Sunday at 4PM ET on History Happy Hour, where history is always on tap.