World War II Visual EncyclopediaWorld War II Visual Encyclopedia



World War II: Visual Encyclopedia shows children the causes, battles, people, and aftermath, while cutting-edge CGI technology brings infamous events back to life.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241526965

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Page: 208

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This comprehensive visual encyclopedia explores World War II in fascinating detail and explains why this global event must never be forgotten. World War II: Visual Encyclopedia shows children the causes, battles, people, and aftermath, while cutting-edge CGI technology brings infamous events back to life. Learn about weaponry, tanks, ships, aircraft, campaigns, and military strategies. Read firsthand accounts of major campaigns and battles throughout the war. Uncover hundreds of biographies of wartime leaders and brave soldiers who served on the battlefields. Find out how technological advances influenced the final outcome. Key information is available at a glance, alongside data boxes, facts and stats, and inspiring quotations. From the fastest fighter plane to the longest battle, you'll discover everything you ever wanted to know, and much, much more. Whether you're a history buff or simply want help on a school project, this standout reference covers every aspect of World War II and the important part it has played in world history.

Aircraft of World War IIAircraft of World War II



Country by country, aircraft by aircraft (from the awesome Boeing B-29 Superfortress to the Japanese Yokosuda MXY-7) this magnificently huge and visually splendid encyclopedia presents all the planes that waged deadly battle in the skies ...

Author: Mike Sharpe

Publisher: Promotional Reprint Company Limited

ISBN: UOM:49015003046597

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Page: 512

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Country by country, aircraft by aircraft (from the awesome Boeing B-29 Superfortress to the Japanese Yokosuda MXY-7) this magnificently huge and visually splendid encyclopedia presents all the planes that waged deadly battle in the skies during World War II. Through a combination of large-size contemporary color and original black and white photography, the ever-changing strategies and course of the air war from 1939-46 emerges, accompanied by each plane's specifications, speed, size, histories, and the clashes in which they participated.

World War II Visual EncyclopediaWorld War II Visual Encyclopedia



This book includes a detailed description of every major weapon and weapons system used by the combatants on both sides throughout the war: ships, aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery pieces and small arms.

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ISBN: OCLC:671296455

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Page: 512

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This book includes a detailed description of every major weapon and weapons system used by the combatants on both sides throughout the war: ships, aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery pieces and small arms. It also includes concise biographies of the leaders and notables of the war, civilian and military. It also recounts in outline the major campaigns and battles on every front and relates the outcome of one to another.

World War IIWorld War II



The definitive visual history looks at this epic war from every angle, tracing the course of military, strategic, and political events across the globe, and documenting the experiences of combatants and civilians.

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 1465436022

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Page: 372

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The definitive visual history looks at this epic war from every angle, tracing the course of military, strategic, and political events across the globe, and documenting the experiences of combatants and civilians.

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War IIAn Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II



An expert visual history of military personnel, with 600 images of uniforms and contextual analysis.

Author: Jonathan North

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ISBN: 075482988X

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Page: 256

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This unique illustrated book charts the development in military uniform in relation to a shifting world, in an incredible visual directory with expert analysis and commentary.

The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War IIThe Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II



"All materials previously appeared in the multivolume partwork War Machine by Orbis Publishing Ltd."--Title page verso.

Author: Chris Bishop

Publisher: Amber

ISBN: 1782741674

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Page: 608

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"[This book] examines key weapons of every type. The volume includes more than 1500 weapons, from handguns to jet fighters. Each weapon system is illustrated with a detailed profile artwork or a photograph showing the weapon in action... text provides each weapon's service history, specifications, and its variants"--Publisher's description.

History of World War II History of World War II



Who Was Who in World War II . Greenwich , Connecticut : Bison Books , 1978 . Shirer , William L. Rise and Fall of the Third Reich . New York : Touchstone Books , 1990 . Keegan , John ( ed . ) . World War II : A Visual Encyclopedia .

Author: Tim Cooke

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 0761474854

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Page: 296

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Chronicles the final years of World War II, the war's aftermath, and its legacy, including new technologies and tactics and the Cold War; and contains a bibliography, a list of websites, Allied and Axis army organization charts.

The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War IIThe Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II



World War II: A Visual Encyclopedia. London: PRC Publishers, 2000. 512 pp. Photographs of people, places, events, vehicles, aircraft, and ships from the British point of view. ——, ed. Rand McNally Encyclopedia of World War II.

Author: Donal Sexton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135906870

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Page: 584

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The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II is a concise, comprehensive guide for students, teachers, and history buffs of the Second World War. With an emphasis on the American forces in these theaters, each entry is accompanied by a brief annotation that will allow researchers to navigate through the vast amount of literature on the campaigns fought in these regions with ease. Focusing on all aspects surrounding the U.S. involvement in the Western European and Mediterranean theaters, including politics, religion, biography, strategy, intelligence, and operations, this bibliography will be a welcome addition to the collection of any academic or research library. Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies provide concise, annotated bibliographies to the major areas and events in American military history. With the inclusion of brief critical annotations after each entry, the student and researcher can easily assess the utility of each bibliographic source and evaluate the abundance of resources available with ease and efficiency. Comprehensive, concise, and current—Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies are an essential research tool for any historian.