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History of World War II

History of World War II

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Published by Octopus Books in London .
Written in English

  • World War, 1939-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor-in-chief, A. J. P. Taylor ; compiled by S. L. Mayer.
    ContributionsTaylor, A. J. P. 1906-, Mayer, S. L. 1937-
    LC ClassificationsD743 .H59
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2-287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5243909M
    ISBN 100706403991
    LC Control Number75315636

    World War II took the lives of more people than any other war in history. Eastern Europe and East Asia suffered the heaviest losses. Germany and the Soviet Union, and the nations that had been ground between them, may have lost as much as a tenth of their populations. World War II was the most expensive war in history. As prime minister of Great Britain during World War II, Churchill gave powerful speeches and famously resisted tyranny. He is largely credited with Britain’s decision to ally with the United States and the Soviet Union--a strategy that helped end the war.

    The Real History of World War II: A New Look at the Past User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Axelrod (The Real History of the American Revolution) set out to write "a good basic book on World War II" that would be "purposely concise, nonacademic and straightforward."5/5(1). The World War II book series by multiple authors includes books The Rising Sun, The Battle of the Atlantic, Time Life World War II: The Home Front: USA, and several more. See the complete World War II series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Vintage Collier's Photographic History of World War II Hardcover Book at the best online prices . From Poland to Nagasaki. Chronicling the war as it happened, History of World War II focuses on key battles and events that act as signposts in the slow change of fortunes of either side. Divided into two sections, one on each major theatre, the book describes such famous events as the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Normandy landings, the fall of Berlin, and the struggle for Iwo Jima.

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This category is for articles on history books with World War II as a topic. See also. Category:Historians of World War II; Precursors to World War II. Subcategories. This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.

Interesting list, there are a number here I've been wanting to read, and a few I hadn't heard of which look interesting.

I would suggest The Secret Army, which is a little-known but fascinating first-hand account of the activities of the Polish home army by its leader after the government fled the country, including day-to-day details of the Warsaw uprising. In this acclaimed book, renowned Harvard scholar Susan Rubin Suleiman discusses individual and collective memories of World War II, as reflected in literary memoirs, autobiographical novels, works of history and philosophy, and films.

Suleiman argues that memories of World War. All of the titles in the U.S. Army in World War II series (the Army's official history of World War II - commonly referred to as the "Green Books") are listed in the following sections.

The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached historian.

The Second World War, particularly the period from to when Britain fought with the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his inside story of those days is Author: Winston Churchill and assistants.

Apr 21,  · The West Point History of World War II is part of the latest installment of history books used by the United States Military Academy in its two semesters of “mil art” that educate its cadets in military history.

This volume examines the origins of World War II and concludes at the midpoint of the war in early Browse History > Military > World War II eBooks to read online or download in EPUB or PDF format on your mobile device and PC. This is a compact but comprehensive and absorbing history of the Second World War.

It examines the causes of the war, how it was won and lost, and its far-reaching consequences for humanity. "An enthralling and. Your next book takes us to a part of World War II in which you have a particular interest. Leningrad by Anna Reid reveals the Nazis’ deliberate decision to starve the city of Leningrad into surrender.

This was the longest and most devastating siege in the history of World War II. Book Review: Glory in Their Spirit By Sandra M.

Bolzenius. In "Glory in Their Spirit," author Sandra M. Bolzenius uncovers the tensions surrounding the military regarding race and sex during World War Rasheeda Smith. Today in War History ·The Siege of the Alamo begins ·William Shirer is born ·Paul Tibbets is born ·Japanese submarines fire shells at the coastline near Santa Barbara, California ·Iwo Jima photo is taken ·Alice Herz-Sommer dies.

Sep 21,  · RIP all those who lost their lives fighting for the future generations, it is our obligation to respect them and make this world a better place. A huge thank you to Tony Wilkins who helped. Jan 01,  · * World War II in general: For an easily readable book covering the most basic stuff about the war (which took place over 6 continents and all of the world’s oceans, by the way) you can start with “ Things Everyone Should Know About WWII”.

Oct 14,  · The war in Europe began in September when Nazi Germany, under Adolf Hitler, invaded Poland. Using Blitzkrieg tactics the country was quickly overtaken. Dec 23,  · More: Second World War (World War II) Allies Germany Nazis History Europe Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, fiction, poetry, and dispatches from the world of Author: Joshua Rothman.

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World War II summary: The carnage of World War II was unprecedented and brought the world closest to the term “total warfare.”On average 27, people were killed each day between September 1,until the formal surrender of Japan on September 2.

Discover the history of World War II through activities that explore the roles of women, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Nazis, the Allies and other groups involved in the war.

Short, informative lessons and quick activities will give students an engaging overview of the second World War. 28 reproducible pages, softcover, with answer key.World War, See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere.

Broader term: History, Modern -- 20th century; Narrower terms: World War, -- Aerial operations; World War, -- Aerial operations, American.NARA Resources Archives Surviving from World War II An excerpt copied with permission of the author, Gerhard Weinberg, from his book A World at Arms: A Global History of World War II.

"Buddies: Soldiers and Animals in World War II" Lisa B. Auel wrote this Prologue article. Continuing the Fight: Harry S. Truman and World War II This Truman Library website contains a collection of documents.