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World War II map by map

A uniquely illustrated guide to the Second World War. Trace the epic history of World War 2 across the globe with more than 70 detailed maps. Includes a foreword by Peter Snow, broadcaster and historian. In this stunning visual history book, purpose-made maps tell the story of the Second World War from the rise of the Axis powers to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each map is rich with detail and graphics, helping you to chart the progress of key events of World War II on land, sea, and air, such as the Dunkirk evacuation, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the D-Day landings, and the siege of Stalingrad. As well as purpose-made maps, historical maps from both Allied and Axis countries offer unique insights into the events. There are also timelines to help you follow the story as it unfolds, while narrative overviews explain the social, economic, political, and technical developments at the time. Fascinating, large-scale pictures introduce topics such as the Holocaust, blitzkrieg, kamikaze warfare, and code-breaking.
Main title:
World War II map by map / foreword by Peter Snow ; writers, Simon Adams ...[et al.]
London : Dorling Kindersley, 2019.
288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.
Includes glossary and index.
The slide to war 1918-1939 -- Germany triumphant 1939-1941 -- The widening war 1942 -- Turning the tide 1943-1944 -- Endgame and aftermath 1944-1955.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Non Fiction - History940.53 WORAvailable
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