A compelling and powerful global account of the Second World War in all its brutal intensity, now in paperback
Evoking the epic scale of combat and its appalling impact across the globe, World War II is a unique telling of the Second World War.
Digital maps and timelines cover every major campaign and phase of the war highlighting the strategic problems, critical moments, decisions and military actions that decided its outcome. Eyewitness accounts from civilians and soldiers paint a vivid picture of wartime life, covering both crucial battles and daily life under siege or aerial bombardment. Plus a visitor's guide to the hundreds of battlefields, war cemeteries, museums and memorials to the fallen in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
Ideal for all the family, World War II is an essential chronicle of the war that defined the modern world.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 1116 g
Dimensions: 256 x 218 x 20 mm
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My son is always talking about WWI and WWII so we bought this book for him in the hope it will encourage him to read about it rather than YouTube it.
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