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Publisher Comments:

In the year 2021 a multinational fleet — experimenting with untested weapons technology — pitched through time, crash-landing in 1942. The world is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to adapt to new, high-tech killing tools, and twenty-first-century ways of war.

For "uptimers" like Britain's Prince Harry and the men and women who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, war is a constant struggle with their own downtime allies, who are mired in ignorance and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi assault and set off for the coast of France, Japan begins to buckle, soon every battle will be played out in a lethal dance of might and intelligence, unholy alliances and desperate gambles, and each clash will be fought with the ultimate weapon; knowledge from the future.

Thanks to the historical records, all sides know that two superpowers will emerge, while the losers will be pounded into submission. But time has shifted on its axis, so none know who will survive, or how peace will take hold in a world turned upside down. These are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly answers in his critically acclaimed adventure of war and imagination.

Review:

"The eagerly awaited conclusion to Birmingham's popular Axis of Time trilogy (after Designated Targets and Weapons of Choice) deftly explores how a temporally displaced 21st-century naval battle group changes the outcome of WWII, both militarily and socially. In 1944, the Germans and the Japanese may be close to developing an atom bomb, while the swift Russian advance in the east threatens to engulf all of Europe. Admiral Kolhammer and his future warriors, veterans of 20 or so years of the war on terror, can be just as ruthless as the Axis. How the social changes inspired by Southern California's multicultural 'zone' will fare in the face of opposition from the followers of the outed (and self-slain) J. Edgar Hoover remains an open question. Since the western Allies are left facing a Soviet Union that refuses to accept the judgment of history, it's clear that the author has the makings for a sequel. Alternate history fans can only hope Kolhammer and crew will soon be back." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Review:

"The action is nonstop, the characters very real — and very different from each other — and, to coin a phrase, it makes you think." S. M. Stirling, author of Island in the Sea of Time

Review:

"Birmingham's enthralling battleground mixes provocative historical fiction and socially conscious futurism." Entertainment Weekly

Review:

"High-tech intrigue and suspense similar to the works of Tom Clancy." Library Journal

Synopsis:

“The action is nonstop, the characters very real-and very different from each other-and, to coin a phrase, it makes you think.”

-S. M. Stirling, author of Island in the Sea of Time

In the year 2021 a multinational fleet-experimenting with untested weapons technology-pitched through time, crash-landing in 1942. The world is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to adapt to new, high-tech killing tools, and twenty-first-century ways of war.

For “uptimers” like Britains Prince Harry and the men and women who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, war is a constant struggle with their own downtime allies, who are mired in ignorance and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi assault and set off for the coast of France, Japan begins to buckle, soon every battle will be played out in a lethal dance of might and intelligence, unholy alliances and desperate gambles, and each clash will be fought with the ultimate weapon; knowledge from the future.

Thanks to the historical records, all sides know that two superpowers will emerge, while the losers will be pounded into submission. But time has shifted on its axis, so none know who will survive, or how peace will take hold in a world turned upside down. These are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly answers in his critically acclaimed adventure of war and imagination.

Praise for John Birminghams Weapons of Choice

“Birminghams enthralling battleground mixes provocative historical fiction and socially conscious futurism.”

-Entertainment Weekly

“High-tech intrigue and suspense similar to the works of Tom Clancy.”

-Library Journal

Synopsis:

The action is nonstop, the characters very real- and very different from each other- and, to coin a phrase, it makes you think.

- S. M. Stirling, author of Island in the Sea of Time

In the year 2021 a multinational fleet- experimenting with untested weapons technology- pitched through time, crash-landing in 1942. The world is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to adapt to new, high-tech killing tools, and twenty-first-century ways of war.

For uptimers like Britain's Prince Harry and the men and women who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, war is a constant struggle with their own downtime allies, who are mired in ignorance and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi assault and set off for the coast of France, Japan begins to buckle, soon every battle will be played out in a lethal dance of might and intelligence, unholy alliances and desperate gambles, and each clash will be fought with the ultimate weapon; knowledge from the future.

Thanks to the historical records, all sides know that two superpowers will emerge, while the losers will be pounded into submission. But time has shifted on its axis, so none know who will survive, or how peace will take hold in a world turned upside down. These are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly answers in his critically acclaimed adventure of war and imagination.

Praise for John Birmingham's Weapons of Choice

Birmingham's enthralling battleground mixes provocative historical fiction and socially conscious futurism.

- Entertainment Weekly

High-tech intrigue and suspense similar to the works of Tom Clancy.

- Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345457165
Author:
Birmingham, John
Publisher:
Del Rey Books
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Science Fiction - Alternative History
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Axis of Time Trilogy
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.22x6.18x.81 in. .81 lbs.

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Product details 368 pages Del Rey Books - English 9780345457165 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The eagerly awaited conclusion to Birmingham's popular Axis of Time trilogy (after Designated Targets and Weapons of Choice) deftly explores how a temporally displaced 21st-century naval battle group changes the outcome of WWII, both militarily and socially. In 1944, the Germans and the Japanese may be close to developing an atom bomb, while the swift Russian advance in the east threatens to engulf all of Europe. Admiral Kolhammer and his future warriors, veterans of 20 or so years of the war on terror, can be just as ruthless as the Axis. How the social changes inspired by Southern California's multicultural 'zone' will fare in the face of opposition from the followers of the outed (and self-slain) J. Edgar Hoover remains an open question. Since the western Allies are left facing a Soviet Union that refuses to accept the judgment of history, it's clear that the author has the makings for a sequel. Alternate history fans can only hope Kolhammer and crew will soon be back." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "The action is nonstop, the characters very real — and very different from each other — and, to coin a phrase, it makes you think."
"Review" by , "Birmingham's enthralling battleground mixes provocative historical fiction and socially conscious futurism."
"Review" by , "High-tech intrigue and suspense similar to the works of Tom Clancy."
"Synopsis" by , “The action is nonstop, the characters very real-and very different from each other-and, to coin a phrase, it makes you think.”

-S. M. Stirling, author of Island in the Sea of Time

In the year 2021 a multinational fleet-experimenting with untested weapons technology-pitched through time, crash-landing in 1942. The world is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to adapt to new, high-tech killing tools, and twenty-first-century ways of war.

For “uptimers” like Britains Prince Harry and the men and women who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, war is a constant struggle with their own downtime allies, who are mired in ignorance and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi assault and set off for the coast of France, Japan begins to buckle, soon every battle will be played out in a lethal dance of might and intelligence, unholy alliances and desperate gambles, and each clash will be fought with the ultimate weapon; knowledge from the future.

Thanks to the historical records, all sides know that two superpowers will emerge, while the losers will be pounded into submission. But time has shifted on its axis, so none know who will survive, or how peace will take hold in a world turned upside down. These are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly answers in his critically acclaimed adventure of war and imagination.

Praise for John Birminghams Weapons of Choice

“Birminghams enthralling battleground mixes provocative historical fiction and socially conscious futurism.”

-Entertainment Weekly

“High-tech intrigue and suspense similar to the works of Tom Clancy.”

-Library Journal

"Synopsis" by , The action is nonstop, the characters very real- and very different from each other- and, to coin a phrase, it makes you think.

- S. M. Stirling, author of Island in the Sea of Time

In the year 2021 a multinational fleet- experimenting with untested weapons technology- pitched through time, crash-landing in 1942. The world is thrown into chaos as Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchill, Tojo, and Stalin scramble to adapt to new, high-tech killing tools, and twenty-first-century ways of war.

For uptimers like Britain's Prince Harry and the men and women who serve aboard the supercarrier USS Hillary Clinton, war is a constant struggle with their own downtime allies, who are mired in ignorance and bigotry.

As the Allies counter the Nazi assault and set off for the coast of France, Japan begins to buckle, soon every battle will be played out in a lethal dance of might and intelligence, unholy alliances and desperate gambles, and each clash will be fought with the ultimate weapon; knowledge from the future.

Thanks to the historical records, all sides know that two superpowers will emerge, while the losers will be pounded into submission. But time has shifted on its axis, so none know who will survive, or how peace will take hold in a world turned upside down. These are the questions that John Birmingham brilliantly answers in his critically acclaimed adventure of war and imagination.

Praise for John Birmingham's Weapons of Choice

Birmingham's enthralling battleground mixes provocative historical fiction and socially conscious futurism.

- Entertainment Weekly

High-tech intrigue and suspense similar to the works of Tom Clancy.

- Library Journal

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