On All About History Book of World War II
The Second World War left an indelible mark on the landscape and the people, not just of Britain and Germany, but the world. Book of World War II aims to put the wellknown tales, memories and ruins of the war into context, and bring to life the events that led to these lasting changes. Find out how the war began, who fought and made key decisions throughout its duration, and how it finally came to an end.
Uncover the stories behind some of the war’s most pivotal events – from the Battle of Midway and the attack on Pearl Harbor to the D-Day landings and the firebombing of Tokyo – and learn how these defining moments shaped the course of history. See the chronology of the war through evocative images, read detailed accounts and gain an insight into what it was like to live during the period with this compendium of the last world war.