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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0756605210, Hardcover)The Second World War was fought on an unprecedented scale and claimed the lives of millions, from soldiers to civilians. Providing a challenging analysis of its causes and momentous consequences, as well as a clear narrative and explanation of the course of the war, World War II examines the objectives and concerns of all the combatants in one of the most deadly conflicts of the 20th Century. Approximately 40 maps and 500 images give a complete picture of the conflict across its many theaters - the Eastern and Western fronts, Scandinavia and Italy, the Balkans and the Mediterranean, and China and Southeast Asia, as well as the Western Pacific.
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Combines period photographs, maps, and timelines into a narrative that offers an overview of World War II, including the causes of the conflict, the objectives of the combatants, the campaigns and battles, and the war's consequences.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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