Synopses & Reviews
Dunkirk, Bataan, Midway-these are just some of the places soldiers lost their lives fighting to preserve freedom during World War II. The conflict that involved nations from all corners of the globe and brought down empires is a continuing source of fascination-and an important subject taught in social studies classes everywhere.
Beginning with an overview of the causes of the war, and continuing with year-by-year looks at the major clashes and their results, the Battles and Leaders books are extensively illustrated with photographs, artifacts, paintings, maps, and charts to show the chronology of important moments in American and world history.
DESCRIPTIONLearn about the earth-shattering events of World War II as they happened, day by day, week by week - as if you were reading a contemporary newspaper. Discover the secret war waged by the spymasters and code breakers; find out about the partisans and resistance fighters, the traitors and collaborators. Follow the conflict as it unfolds in detailed timelines and find out who were the key figures of the Allied and Axis powers in a comprehensive, illustrated Who's Who.