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Title:
The World at war, 1939-45.
Author:
Reader's Digest Association.
Publication Information:
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Summary:
The World at war brings alive the drama of the Secod World War. It was a war that witnessed remarkable bravery: American GI's storming the beaches of Normandy, British pilots battling Hitler's Luftwaffe over the skis of Britain.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780762102686
Format :
Book

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Summary

This volume puts you at the battles, the campaigns, and the negotiating tables of the most significant event of the century -- World War II. Drawn from international archives, the photographs bring the events and people vividly to life.


Table of Contents

The Roots of Warp. 6
1 Germany Ascendantp. 15
The Fall of Francep. 16
Beleaguered Islep. 22
Desert Rats, Desert Foxp. 28
Striking Eastp. 32
2 The War Widensp. 37
Japan Attacksp. 38
Weapons of Warp. 46
The War at Seap. 52
El Alamein and Beyondp. 58
The Eastern Frontp. 64
War Against Japanp. 68
The Bomber Offensivep. 74
3 The Home Frontp. 81
The War at Homep. 82
Life in Nazi Europep. 90
The Final Solutionp. 96
Partisans and Resistancep. 102
4 Road to Victoryp. 105
D-Dayp. 106
Paris Freep. 116
Russia's Ten Victoriesp. 122
Closing on Berlinp. 126
The End in the Eastp. 132
World War to Cold Warp. 139
Timechartp. 143
Indexp. 156
Acknowledgmentsp. 160

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