The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II

The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II

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Penguin Putnam
Beginning in 1939 as a German and Anglo-French conflict and widening to include most of the world, World War II was the most devastating war in history-and changed the world forever. This new edition features:

? Updated and expanded coverage of the fateful D-Day invasion
? A timeline of WWII events and major land, sea, and air battles
? The entire war from Hitler's rise to power and conquest of Europe, to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the decisive battles of Midway and D Day that turned the tide of the war, and the dropping of the atomic bombs

Baker & Taylor
Follows the events leading up to the war, major campaigns by Allied and Axis powers, atrocities committed against civilians, and consequences.

& Taylor

Revised and updated to include expanded coverage of the D-Day invasion, a comprehensive but easy-to-read primer on World War II explains the war's causes, recounts its major battles, details the Holocaust, looks at the dropping of the two atomic bombs and their repercussions, and more, with the help of maps, photographs, short biographies, and a chronology. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: Indianapolis : Alpha, c2004
Edition: 2nd ed.
Description: xxvi, 398 p. : ill., maps. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781592572045
Branch Call Number: 940.53 Bar 04


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