World War II Map by Map

Written By DK
World War II Map by Map
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 03 September 2019
  • ISBN : 0744021006
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled World War II Map by Map written by DK which was release on 03 September 2019, this book published by Penguin. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 100 detailed maps. In this stunning visual history book, custom maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each map is rich with detail and graphics, helping you to chart the progress of key events of World War II on land, sea, and air, such as the Dunkirk evacuation, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the D-Day landings, and the siege of Stalingrad. Historical maps from both Allied and Axis countries also offer unique insights into the events. There are timelines to help you follow the story as it unfolds, while narrative overviews explain the social, economic, political, and technical developments at the time. Fascinating, large-scale pictures introduce topics such as the Holocaust, blitzkrieg, kamikaze warfare, and code-breaking. Written by a team of historians in consultation with Richard Overy, World War II Map by Map examines how the deadliest conflict in history changed the face of our world. It is perfect for students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts.

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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Summary : World War Two re-assessed for a new generation, from the 1930s through to the beginnings of the Cold War. This book provides a stimulating and thought-provoking new interpretation of one of the most terrible episodes in world history....

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-03-28
  • Total pages : 1178
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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Summary : This comprehensive global history of World War II analyzes how the war directly and indirectly affected six continents and how it reshaped the entire world. By the author of The Foreign Policy of Hitler's Germany. 30,000 first printing....

World War II Map by Map

World War II Map by Map
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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Summary : Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 100 detailed maps. In this stunning visual history book, custom maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-03
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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Summary : In times of war, soldiers on the front lines must show their bravery. But acts of courage by some people aren't known until years after the fighting ends. From flying bombing missions in the dead of night, to tricking the enemy with fake encampments and unbreakable codes, to surviving horrific ...

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  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-12-13
  • Total pages : 188
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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Summary : THE BOOK SHOWN ON THIS PAGE IS THE UPDATED AND EXPANDED SECOND EDITION, published in December 2016. This new version adds tours of WWII sites in Sicily/southern Italy, and updates the descriptions of WWII sites in central and northern Italy. It also adds locations along the Adriatic coast, where the ...

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  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Release Date : 2001-01
  • Total pages : 351
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Total pages : 767
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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Summary : A comprehensive review of World War II that offers a global-level analysis Written for academics and students of history, World War II in Global Perspective, 1931-1953 presents a dynamic and global account of the historical events prior to, during, and after World War II. The author—a noted expert on ...

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  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release Date : 1966
  • Total pages : 622
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Release Date : 2012-09-13
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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  • Release Date : 2004-06
  • Total pages : 846
  • ISBN : 0744021006
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