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The story of the Second World War

The story of the Second World War

The story of...
The story of the Second World War

  • A concise and comprehensible account of the most destructive conflict the world has ever known, published in association with the Imperial War Museums.
  • Examines the causes of the war, its great battles and catastrophes, as well as how the struggle affected nations and people all over the world.
  • Pages are brought to life with vivid illustrations and original photographs, as well as timelines, maps and fact boxes.
  • Includes internet links to websites to find out more.
“An excellent and succinct introduction to The Second World War.”
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Extra information

Age: 8+

ISBN: 9781409583561
96 pages
230 x 165mm

Author/Editor: Paul Dowswell

Illustrator: Ian McNee

Press reviews

A very well designed and organised overview of the war showing its roots in the aftermath of the WWI and giving a comprehensive picture of the conflict and how it affected the world.
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