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World War II For Dummies

 World War II For Dummies

World War II For Dummies



1st Edition

by Keith D. Dickson (Author)

  • Investigate the factors that led to war
  • Examine key turning points, including D-Day and Hiroshima
  • Get to know the opposing forces ― the Allies and the Axis

Explore the greatest war in history

World War II was the most destructive conflict of the 20th century. How did it happen ― and why? Packed with fascinating anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and top ten lists, this friendly reference contains everything you need to know about World War II, from the issues that caused the war to its most crucial confrontations and what happened in the aftermath. Read about important figures on both sides, study Hitler's war against the Jews, and find out how the Allies finally achieved victory. Whatever your interest, World War II For Dummies is your go-to guide.

Inside …

  • The significance of World War II
  • Hitler's rise to power
  • The invasion of Eastern Europe
  • Pearl Harbor and U.S. neutrality
  • Life and labor on the home front
  • The Holocaust
  • Liberation and what came next

Year 2020
Pages 585
Language English
Format PDF, EPUB
Size 29 MB
ISBN-10 1119675537
ISBN-13 978-1119675532