The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II

Written By Richard Overy
The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 August 2021
  • ISBN : 0199605823
  • Pages : 492 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II

The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II
  • Author : Richard Overy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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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....

World War II Infographics

World War II  Infographics
  • Author : Nicolas Aubin,Jean Lopez,Vincent Bernard,Nicolas Guillerat
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-29
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : A revelatory history of World War II, told entirely through visually stunning state-of-the-art infographics....

World War II in Numbers

World War II in Numbers
  • Author : Peter Doyle
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : World War Two was the most terrible war that Europe, and indeed the world, had ever seen. Discover the truth behind the propaganda with this brilliantly informative, infographic guide to the real statistics behind WWII. How many soldiers went to war? How many came home? How many civilians were made ...

Amazing World War II Stories

Amazing World War II Stories
  • Author : Bruce Berglund,Blake A. Hoena,Nel Yomtov
  • Publisher : Amazing World War II Stories
  • Release Date : 2020-03
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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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 ...

Battle of Wits

Battle of Wits
  • Author : Stephen Budiansky
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 436
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : A million pages of new World War II codebreaking records have been released by the U.S. Army and Navy and the British government over the last five years. Now, Battle of Wits presents the history of the war that these documents reveal. From the Battle of Midway until the ...

The Second World War

The Second World War
  • Author : Martin Gilbert
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2004-06
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : It began with the German invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939. By the time it came to an end on V-J Day --August 14, 1945--it had involved every major power and become global in its reach. In the final accounting, it would turn out to be, in both human terms and material ...

Hunger Winter

Hunger Winter
  • Author : Rob Currie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : When his older sister Els, a Resistance fighter, is arrested by the Gestapo, thirteen-year-old Dirk takes his little sister, Anna, across the war-torn Netherlands seeking their father, who is also in the Dutch Resistance. Includes an interview with the author, discussion questions, and timeline....

Strange and Obscure Stories of World War II

Strange and Obscure Stories of World War II
  • Author : Don Aines
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : Here are overlooked or forgotten tales from the world's greatest conflict. These are stories of courage, daring, and stupidity, some of which would challenge the imaginations of Hollywood scriptwriters. Some of the many true tales that author Donald Aines recounts include: • He would never be cast as a dashing war ...

D Day

D Day
  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : Stephen E. Ambrose’s D-Day is the definitive history of World War II’s most pivotal battle, a day that changed the course of history. D-Day is the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their lives, when the horrors, complexities, and triumphs of life are laid ...

The German Army Medical Corps in World War II

The German Army Medical Corps in World War II
  • Author : Alex Buchner
  • Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 151
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : This is the only book in English to present a detailed look at the German medical corps in World War II. Among the topics covered are training, structure of the corps, equipment, transport, medical care in a variety of combat zones, and a selection of personal memoirs from veterans....

Railway Guns of World War II

Railway Guns of World War II
  • Author : Steven J. Zaloga
  • Publisher : Osprey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : World War II marked the zenith of railway gun development. Although many of the railway guns initially deployed at the start of the conflict were of World War I vintage, Germany's ambitious development program saw the introduction of a number of new classes, including the world's largest, the 80cm-caliber Schwerer ...

Bolt Action World War II Wargames Rules

Bolt Action  World War II Wargames Rules
  • Author : Warlord Games
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-22
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : With more than 23,000 copies sold of the first edition, this second edition of the best-selling Bolt Action World War II wargaming ruleset from Osprey and Warlord Games presents streamlined and refined rules, incorporating all the FAQs and errata compiled over four years of intensive gameplay. It is fully compatible with ...

Rangers in World War II

Rangers in World War II
  • Author : Robert W. Black
  • Publisher : Presidio Press
  • Release Date : 1992-02-23
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : Information culled from first-person interviews and in-depth research provide a look at the Ranger Battalions that fought during World War II, describing their experiences from the shores of Africa and Italy to Omaha Beach at Normandy. Reprint....

Women Heroes of World War II

Women Heroes of World War II
  • Author : Kathryn J. Atwood
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-01
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : Glamorous American singer Claire Phillips opened a nightclub in manila, using the earnings to secretly feed starving American POWs. She also began working as a spy, chatting up Japanese military men and passing their secrets along to local guerrilla resistance fighters. Australian Army nurse Vivian Bullwinkel, stationed in Singapore, then ...

Code Name Pauline

Code Name Pauline
  • Author : Pearl Witherington Cornioley
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-01
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0199605823
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Summary : Pearl Witherington Cornioley, one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters, shares her remarkable story in this firsthand account of her experience as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE). Told through a series of reminiscences—from a difficult childhood spent in the shadow ...