World War II: The Definitive Visual History from Blitzkrieg to the Atom Bomb

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DK #ad - World war ii the Definitive Visual History. Perhaps the most complex, and destructive event in global history, frightening, the Second World War saw the heights of human courage and the depth of human degradation. This book also looks at the enduring effects of World War II during succeeding decades. Gallery spreads feature collections of uniforms, weapons, and other equipment.

World war ii: the definitive visual history is a comprehensive, authoritative, politics, events, yet accessible guide to the people, and lasting effects of World War II. Expanded with an all-new guide to battlefield and memorial sites and repackaged to honor the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, political profiles, pivotal battles, and strategies, World War II: The Definitive Visual History covers key military figures, as well as features on everyday life on the Home Front as ordinary citizens did their best to aid the war effort.

World War II: The Definitive Visual History from Blitzkrieg to the Atom Bomb #ad - . World war ii presents a complete overview of the war, including the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party, Hiroshima, Pearl Harbor, fascism, and the D-Day landings. Maps, timelines, and side panels offer an inviting variety of entry point to the huge wealth of information.

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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

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DK #ad - Here is an original and exciting guide to the grim challenge of life or death on the Western Front. See the bullet-riddled car of the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, everyday life in the dugout, sappers mining tunnels beneath the enemy, and Mata Hari learning the art of spying. Learn how people avoided gas attacks, how troops flattened a hillside, the best way to use a tank, what soldiers wrote home to their sweethearts and mothers, when periscopes were used, and the meaning of Armistice Day.

Devastating first-hand reports and contemporary photographs of the battles that slaughtered millions, together with a clear account of how nation upon nation sent their men to join the carnage, combine to present a dramatic "eyewitness" view of this most terrible war. Discover the misery of life in the trenches -- and how the Great War devastated Europe.

World War I: The Definitive Visual History #ad - . Discover how it felt to go over the top, and much, why war led to revolution, what happened to all the bodies, how people dealt with shell shock, much more.

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The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History

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DK #ad - Dk. Taking a global perspective, anti-war protest movements, The Vietnam War remembers the people who served and features full spreads about prisoners of war, and the significance of the war for black Americans as they struggled for civil rights. A powerful gift for the military enthusiast, sacrifice, The Vietnam War is a stirring visual record of the suffering, and heroism in America's longest and bloodiest conflict of the 20th century.

. Created in association with the smithsonian institution, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, this authoritative guide chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and lasting effects of the Vietnam War. Honoring those who served in the war at home or abroad, the inside covers of this book feature images of submitted photographs of Vietnam veterans.

Filled with more than 500 photographs, strategies, such as henry kissinger and pol pot; and a complete overview of the conduct, and events in this controversial war, America's intervention, the Geneva conference, including Ho Chi Minh's rise to power, The Vietnam War tells the story of Vietnam through powerful images; profiles of the war's most influential figures, and the Christmas bombings.

The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History #ad - Gallery spreads feature collections of infantry weapons, aircraft, and armored vehicles, artillery, and diagrams and maps show exactly where battles and key moments happened. A divisive and destructive event, the Vietnam War was the world's first televised war, and photographs from its front lines powerfully convey war's complex reality.

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The Civil War: A Visual History

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DK #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Produced with the smithsonian institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, The Civil War is the definitive visual history to one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Comprehensive timelines, revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians, such as transportation, as well as examinations of broader topics, and the treatment of wounded soldiers, key political and military leaders, the economy, make The Civil War a must-have for anyone interested in the history of the Civil War.

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The American Revolution: A Visual History

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DK #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk Pub. This complete overview of the war brings all the action to life, from the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party to the Declaration of Independence and the Treaty of Paris. Beginning with the first stirrings of colonial resistance, The American Revolution presents illustrated accounts of every major military action and comprehensive timelines for every stage of the war.

Dk. Revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians and profiles of the war's main protagonists, from George Washington to Benedict Arnold. Gallery spreads feature collections of weapons and uniforms, Native Americans, and feature sections detail the politics of the war, such as the treatment of prisoners and the revolution's implications for women, and African Americans.

The American Revolution: A Visual History #ad - Two hundred and forty years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, The American Revolution demonstrates that the story of how America overthrew the British is as meaningful today as it was when the ink was still wet on the parchment. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

The american revolution will transport you back in time and onto the frontlines.

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TIME-LIFE World War II in 500 Photographs

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TIME-LIFE #ad - This gripping and epic battle is brought powerfully to life on every page of Time-Life Books' World War II in 500 Photographs. Dk Pub. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. It was also the costliest battle in history in terms of human life, with millions perishing in combat, in concentration camps, and under the rubble of crushed cities.

Dk. World war ii, fought from 1939 to 1945, engulfed the globe in a shattering struggle over national sovereignty and individual rights. Time Home Entertainment. Inside, heroes, and turning points, battles, you'll find: key events, year by yearProfiles of the war's leaders, and enemiesMemorable quotations and firsthand accountsColor maps and photo timelines From the Nazis' early rise to power to Victory over Japan Day, this essential guide brings you to the front lines of the war that changed our world.

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Eyewitness to World War II: Unforgettable Stories and Photographs From History's Greatest Conflict

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National Geographic #ad - The unforgettable story of world war ii is told through the words of those who lived it—America’s greatest generation—both on the battlefield and the home front. Time Home Entertainment. Personal writings create a dramatic tapestry of wartime experience, and recollections of Roosevelt, and Patton, Hitler, as well as letters composed by soldiers at battle and diaries of women serving in the military at home, present an absorbing narrative that tells the entire history of the war from several perspectives.

National Geographic Society. Dk Pub. Dk. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. More than 20 authoritative National Geographic maps detail military movements and decisive battles in the European and Pacific theaters of war. These incredible, compelling imagery, amazing moments of heroism, first-person stories, and illuminating maps bring the entire history of World War II to life in vivid detail.

Eyewitness to World War II: Unforgettable Stories and Photographs From History's Greatest Conflict #ad - Hundreds of images capture fateful moments of triumph and defeat that defined the era, including rare photographs and artifacts, many never-before-seen from private collections that are placed in context with more famous photographs from the period.

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The Secret History of World War II: Spies, Code Breakers, and Covert Operations

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National Geographic #ad - Rare photographs, artifacts, and illuminating graphics enrich this absorbing reference book. Renowned historian and top-selling author Stephen Hyslop reveals this little-known side of the war in captivating detail, weaving in extraordinary eyewitness accounts and information only recently declassified. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley.

Time Home Entertainment. Illuminating world war ii as never before, this fascinating book takes you inside the secret lives of spies and spy masters; secret agents and secret armies; Enigma machines and code breakers; psychological warfare and black propaganda; secret weapons and secret battle strategies.

The Secret History of World War II: Spies, Code Breakers, and Covert Operations #ad - Dk Pub. Dk. National Geographic Society. National Geographic Society. This is the shocking story behind the covert activity that shaped the outcome of one of the world’s greatest conflicts—and the destiny of millions of people. From top secret spy missions to recently declassified WWII documents, this richly illustrated account of the covert espionage operations of World War II takes readers behind the battle lines and into the undercover war effort.

National geographic’s landmark book includes recently released never-before-seen photographs, coded messages, classified maps, and more than 700 rare artifacts that shed light on the war's darkest secrets. Six heavily illustrated narrative chapters reveal the truth behind the lies and deception that shaped the secret war; six pictorial essays showcase hundreds of rare photos and artifacts many never before seen; more than 45 specially created sidebars tell the stories of spies and secret operations.

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Battles that Changed History

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DK #ad - This illustrated guide to history's most famous battles explores military history from ancient battles to the American Civil War, World War II, the Cold War, World War I, and beyond. Featuring stunning illustrations and in-depth analysis, this military history book uses maps, paintings, and photographs to reveal the stories behind more than 90 of the most important battles ever to take place.

Famous military leaders are profiled, armor, Napoleon, including Alexander the Great, and crucial arms, Rommel, and others, Joan of Arc, and equipment are explained. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dk. Dk Pub. National Geographic Society. Whether at hastings, gettysburg, or stalingrad, Battles That Changed History takes you into the thick of combat and shows how kingdoms and empires have been won and lost on the battlefield throughout history.

Battles that Changed History #ad - National Geographic Society. Time Home Entertainment. From medieval battles and great naval battles to the era of high-tech air battles, the military strategy, key wars and campaigns are analyzed in detail--the weapons, the soldiers, and the fateful decisions that led to glorious victories and crushing defeats.

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Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare

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DK #ad - Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. National Geographic Society. National Geographic Society. Dk Pub. Military history is the definitive guide to the evolution of battlefield technology. Military history, hardware, vehicles, now in paperback, is the ultimate guide to weapons, and equipment of war throughout history.

In addition to comprehensively cataloging every significant weapon of each historical age, Military History pays particular attention to breakthroughs and advancements that transformed the capabilities of soldiers and the nature of warfare itself. Stunning "virtual tours" offer up-close investigation of key weapons as the book moves chronologically from battle axes to unmanned drones — helping trace the history of warfare from a fascinating perspective that's both scientific in its focus and utterly human in its impact.

Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare #ad - From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient warriors to the stealth bombers and unmanned drones used by today's armed forces, armor, aircraft, vehicles, Military History explores in detail the weapons, and hardware that have made the difference in the heat of battle time and time again. Dk.

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Tank: The Definitive Visual History of Armored Vehicles

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DK #ad - Time Home Entertainment. Dk. Look through the history of tanks to see the form and function of a weapon that transformed modern warfare. A visual history of armored vehicles, from the early tanks of World War I to present-day models, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Showcasing the most famous military fighting machines, Tank combines comprehensive photographic spreads with in-depth histories of key manufacturers and specially commissioned visual tours of the most iconic examples of their groundbreaking firepower.

. Study the impact of the tank on the evolution of battlefield and military strategy, from the crude machines that were designed to roll through mud to break up trench warfare to the more sophisticated weapons that have become a symbol of military strength. Following the advancement and design of one of the greatest weapons in modern history, Tank studies more than 400 tanks and military vehicles from all over the world.

Tank: The Definitive Visual History of Armored Vehicles #ad - Dk Pub. National Geographic Society. National Geographic Society. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Learn the different vehicles' weight, size, country of origin, and designer through in-depth profiles and spreads. With two exclusive prints of a 1940 m3a1 stuart and a 1940 StuG III, Tank is a perfect gift for the military history enthusiast.

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