Publisher description for Campaigns of World War II day-by-day / Paul Eden.


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Counter The invasion of Poland, the Fall of France, the Battle of Britain, the North Africa campaign, the siege of Stalingrad, Pearl Harbor, Midway,New Guinea, Guadalcanal, the Russian offensive at Kursk, Normandy, the Ardennes offensive, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. These and dozens more campaigns of World War II are chronicled with concise narrative and complemented with richly captioned photos and full-color maps. Every major battle between 1939 and the surrender of the Nazis and Japanese in 1945 is recounted in this exciting volume. Readers will find:

<LI> Comprehensive coverage of both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters <LI> Exhaustive chronologies presenting detailed accounts of each campaign's progress <LI>Superb illustrations, including 300 historic photos,detailed battle maps, and newspaper front pages

The full story of World War II is presented in two parts under the general headings: The War in Europe and The War in the Pacific. A total of 57 military campaigns are recounted in a dramatic volume that deserves a place in the personal library of every military history buff and every student of twentieth-century history.

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