The definitive visual history of the people, politics and events of
the epic conflict that shaped the modern world, World War II From
the build-up of hostility in the years leading up to the war,
through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is
a compelling, accessible and immediate history of World War II.
Discover how deep-seated local fears and hatreds escalated into one
vast global conflict that was fought out to the bitter end. Find
out about key battles, political and economic forces, individual
leaders and technological advances that influenced the course of
the war. Cross-referencing appears throughout and timelines and
global maps establish an overview of each year of the conflict.
Packed with images, including rarely seen colour photographs and
unforgettable first person accounts, World War II is a uniquely
accessible account of history's most devastating conflict.