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World War II by

A compelling and powerful global account of the Second World War in all its brutal intensity, now in paperbackEvoking 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.


A definitive guide to a momentous period of history * Sunday Express *

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Publication date

1st May 2012


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DK an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd


336 pages


Second World War
War & defence operations
European history
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000



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