<img alt="2012-06-22-TheSecondWorldWar.jpg" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2012-06-22-TheSecondWorldWar.jpg" width="80" height="124" /style="float: left; margin:10px" > Almost every time we listen to the news, there is an echo of the Second World War in the background. This is above all true at the moment with the crisis in Europe, where old resentments are re-emerging.
The Second World War has just been published in the US and Canada by Little Brown and in the UK by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Antony Beevor is the author of several books on the subject, including Stalingrad, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Wolfson Prize for History and the Hawthornden Prize for Literature, Berlin -- The Downfall, and the international #1 bestseller, D-Day: The Battle for Normandy. His books have appeared in thirty languages and have sold just over five million copies. A former chairman of the Society of Authors, he has received honorary doctorates from the University of Kent and the University of Bath. He is also a visiting professor at the <br> School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck College, University of London, and at the University of Kent.
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