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DetailsWorld War II: The Definitive Visual History is a comprehensive, authoritative, yet accessible guide to the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of World War II.Perhaps the most complex, frightening, and destructive event in global history, the Second World War saw the heights of human courage and the depth of human degradation.World War II presents a complete overview of the war, including the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party, fascism, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, and the D-Day landings. This book also looks at the enduring effects of World War II during succeeding decades.Expanded with an all-new guide to battlefield and memorial sites and repackaged to honor the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, World War II: The Definitive Visual History covers key military figures, pivotal battles, political profiles, and strategies, as well as features on everyday life on the Home Front as ordinary citizens did their best to aid the war effort.Gallery spreads feature collections of uniforms, weapons, and other equipment. Maps, timelines, and side panels offer an inviting variety of entry point to the huge wealth of information.ABOUT THE PUBLISHER: Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the worlds largest museum and research complex. The DK and Smithsonian publishing relationship brings the scholarship of Smithsonian experts out of the museum and into your home with authoritative books for both kids and adults that cover a range of topics, including history, science, nature, design, fashion, and more. Whether you are interested in a visual history of the Civil War or the many ages of fashion, DKs unique collaboration with the Smithsonian offers books that are as educational as they are beautiful.
SKU Code PRK B 4681 Weight in Kg 0.5000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781465436023 Author Name DK PUBLISHING Publisher Name DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)