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World War II

World War II (Hardback)


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In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to the Second World War. This book tells the story of the second devastating conflict of the 20th century that tore the world apart by - divided by international alli...ances and growing tensions between nations. Meet the key players who influenced the outcome of this global struggle. Explore major events such as the attack on Pearl Harbour, the Battle of Britain, the D-Day invasion, and the atomic bombs in Japan, and discover how clever code-breakers developed new technology to decipher hidden messages and gain military advantage over their enemies. DK Eyewitness World War II expertly illustrates the lessons of the Second World War and how they impact our world today. This museum in a book uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of warfare, weaponry, vehicles, maps, and secret documents along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal this conflict as never before. Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
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ISBN 9780241383971
Released NZ 5 Aug 2021
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
Alternate Format(s) View All (2 other possible title(s) available)
Series DK Eyewitness
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ISBN-13 9780241383971
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Dorling Kindersley
Released 5 Aug 2021
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
 › 2 other possible formats available
Author(s) By DK
Series DK Eyewitness
Category History
World History: Second World War
Military History
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 72
Dimensions Width: 222mm
Height: 286mm
Spine: 11mm
Dewey Code 940.54
Weight 646g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress World War, 1939-1945 - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade