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Title:
From D-Day to V-E Day
Author:
Klam, Julie.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
North Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The war in the east -- D-Day -- Operation Cobra -- The commanders -- Exploiting the U.S. First Army breakout from Normandy -- Operation Dragoon: the liberation of the south of France -- Liberation of Paris -- Battle of the Hurtgen Forest -- Operation Market-Garden -- The liberation of Italy -- Battle of the Bulge -- Capture of the Remagen bridge -- Rhine river crossings -- Patton's Third Army drive through Germany to Czechoslovakia -- Liberation of concentration camps: the Holocaust -- The drive to Berlin -- The link-up of American and Soviet forces at Torgau, Germany -- V-E Day -- Epilogue: war crimes trials at Nuremburg and the Marshall Plan.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.0 1.0 61535.
ISBN:
9781583401910
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

World War II was the greatest conflict of the 20th century, lasting seven years and encompassing six continents, World War II Chronicles brings the war to life, introducing readers to key battles, villains, and heroes. Each title takes a comprehensive look at a particular phase of the war, beginning with the rise of Nazi Germany and ending with the defeat of Japan. Compelling historic photographs help to portray this extraordinary war.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Chapter 1 The War in the Eastp. 10
Chapter 2 Operation Overlord: D-Dayp. 14
Chapter 3 The Commandersp. 18
Chapter 4 Operation Cobrap. 21
Chapter 5 The Liberation of Parisp. 24
Chapter 6 Operation Market-Gardenp. 25
Chapter 7 The Liberation of Italyp. 28
Chapter 8 The Battle of the Hurtgen Forestp. 30
Chapter 9 Battle of the Bulgep. 32
Chapter 10 The Capture of the Remagen Bridgep. 34
Chapter 11 Rhine River Crossingsp. 36
Chapter 12 Patton's Third-Army Drive Through Germanyp. 37
Chapter 13 The Holocaustp. 38
Chapter 14 The Linkup of American and Soviet Troopsp. 40
Chapter 15 The Drive to Berlinp. 41
Chapter 16 V-E Dayp. 42
Chapter 17 War Crimes Trials at Nurembergp. 43
Chapter 18 Epilogue: The Marshall Planp. 44
Glossaryp. 46
Indexp. 47