World War II (Modern Times)

  • 144 Pages
  • 0.49 MB
  • English
Longman Group United Kingdom
Military - World War II, History - Military
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10649179M
ISBN 100582204356
ISBN 139780582204355

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Army troops participated during World War II. Each book describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of. From action-packed eyewitness accounts such as Guadalcanal Diary to devastating Holocaust memoirs like The Diary of Anne Frank and Night to the thrilling espionage tale of Operation Mincemeat, World War II is the subject of some of the most fascinating and influential nonfiction books ever written.

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It was the bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history.

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Each book focused on a different topic, such as the resistance, spies, the home front but mainly the battles and campaigns of the conflict.

They are each pages in length, heavily illustrated and with pictorial essays on specific topics within the. This book highlights the atrocities committed by Stalin during World War 2, which rival those of the Germans towards the Jews during the same time period.

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The Rising Tide is the first book in the World War II book series by Jeff Shaara. The worst catastrophe in the United States history, happened in the year when the Mississippi river flooded. More than 1, people were killed, and approximatelypeople were left without a.

World War II (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from to The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.A state of total war emerged, directly involving more than million people from more than 30 on: Europe, Pacific, Atlantic, South-East.

Filed under: World War, -- Aerial operations, American The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, ), by Charles Griffith (PDF with commentary at Air University Press).

Welcome to My WWII ABC Book. Make Your Self at Home. A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War IIhighlights the major ground force campaigns during the six years of the war, offers suggestions for further reading, and provides Americans an opportuni-ty to learn about the Army’s role in World War II.

This brochure was prepared at the U.S. Army Center of Military History by Wayne Size: KB. ok Directory of FREE Online Books and FREE eBooks: Free Books > History > Military > World War II. Browse Sub-Categories. Items accompanied by a World War II-era photograph of the person who collected the item, a personal account of any length and/or copies of available service documents are more likely to influence an item’s acceptance; however, every offer is judged on an individual.

U.S. ARMY in World War II: Reader's Guide. All of the titles in the U.S. Army in World War II series (the Army's official history of World War II - commonly referred to as the "Green Books") are listed in the following sections.

The War Department. The Army Ground Forces. The Army Service Forces. The Western Hemisphere. The War in the Pacific. Teacher-approved stories, resources, and worksheets for teaching about World War II in your classroom, courtesy of Junior Scholastic, the middle school Social Studies classroom magazine.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor.

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This American History play tells the story of the shocking attack on the U.S. naval base in Hawaii. Accounts from real. World War II: War in Europe World War II was the most destructive war in history. It killed more people and destroyed more property than any other war.

While the war was fought in near-ly every part of the world, more people were killed in Europe than anywhere else.

Millions upon millions of European soldiers and citizens were killed during the File Size: KB. World War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries.

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For a fat single volume history of the war only, Max Hastings' Inferno is good. But it isn't possible to understand the war alone. In my opinion the best fat single volume source to explain that is Modern Times, by Paul Johnson, although it extend. World War II was a global war that lasted from to Rising to power in an unstable Germany, Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist (Nazi Party) rearmed the nation and signed treaties.

Axis Powers. The Axis Powers included Japan, Germany, and Italy. The Axis powers were against the Allied Powers which included Great Britain, America, and the Soviet Union.

Main leaders of. Ranging from military histories of Stalingrad to a book of recipes from the Terezin concentration camp, the sheer amount of reading material on World War II is : Newsweek Staff.

These books will help kids understand the events of one of the most interesting periods of modern history: World War II.

On this list you'll find historical fiction to give context for the time period and convey what it really felt like for fighters on the front lines, kids and families back home, and Jews in hiding or sent to concentration camps.

You'll also find engaging nonfiction books.American History World War II. World War II was started by two European dictators.

These men wanted to have complete control over a nation and its people. Their names were Adolf Hitler from Germany and Benito Mussolini from Italy.The one key ingredient that countries needed during World War II for an atomic bomb to work was uranium ore.

It was only found in one place in the whole world: the Katanga province of the Belgian Congo at the Shinkolobwe Mine. Both the United States and Germany were trying to .