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Encyclopedia of World War II, 2-Volume Set
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Alan Axelrod
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  • ISBN-10: 1438129297
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-2929-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $150.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 08/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 940.5303
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 944

Summary

World War II, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history, is widely considered the pivotal event of the modern age. From the rise of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, Encyclopedia of World War II presents the complete story of this great conflict in more than 700 entries. International in scope, this two-volume A-to-Z reference covers the military, historical, political, diplomatic, and biographical aspects of the war.

Entries include:

  • Airborne assault
  • Battle of France
  • Battle of Iwo Jima
  • Battle of Pearl Harbor
  • Battle of the Atlantic
  • Battleships
  • Browning automatic rifle
  • Winston Churchill
  • Cryptology
  • Desert Rats
  • Dresden air raid
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Flying Tigers
  • Gestapo
  • Gothic Line
  • Adolf Hitler
  • The Holocaust
  • Liberty ships
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • Manhattan Project
  • Marshall Islands campaign
  • Navajo code talkers
  • Normandy landings (D-day)
  • Operation Cobra
  • Erwin Rommel
  • Submarines
  • Tuskegee Airmen.

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