The Everything World War II Book: People, Places, Battles, and All the Key Events

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F+W Media, Jul 13, 2007 - History - 368 pages
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From Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939 to the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition, provides you with detailed information about the war that left no nation untouched. Read about the Nazi invasion of Poland, Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and the only atomic weapons ever used during military conflict. Learn the facts about the Holocaust, internment camps in the United States, and the resistance movements across Europe. Clear maps and vivid photographs bring this war to life and illustrate the major battles in the European, Pacific, and African theaters. The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition is packed with exhaustively researched information, including: Profiles of major leaders, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, and Douglas MacArthur; Military strategy and weaponry of World War II; Insights into women's contributions-both at home and on the battlefront; The controversial War Crimes trials. Revised and updated by two experienced historians, this engrossing reference contains new information on the United Nations, World War II memorials, and a timeline of important dates. There's no need to search through stacks of history books--The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition, has all you need to learn about this fascinating time in American history.

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About the author (2007)

Rebecca Hanlon is Consultant Radiologist, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK.

Daniel P. Murphy, PhD, is a professor of history and the director of the Center for Free Inquiry at Hanover College. He wrote "The Everything American Revolution Book", coauthored "The Everything World War II Book", and contributed to "The Everything American Presidents Book".

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