World War II Map by Map (Hardback) DK (author), Peter Snow (foreword), Richard Overy (consultant editor)
Take a journey back to one of the world’s deadliest wars in history through this compelling geographical guide!
World War II was a deadly war that claimed millions of lives and spanned through many areas globally. Delve into this intricately detailed history book, map by map to get a sense of the magnitude of the mobility and speed at which these armies swept through these vast landscapes.
Follow the key developments of World War II in unprecedented visual detail, with more than 100 specially created historical maps covering all major theatres of war. Here’s what you’ll find inside:
– Each of the main maps features information-rich graphics and integrated panels of text to guide the reader
– 11 narrative overviews at key points in the story provide a cohesive picture of events across all theatres of war
– 30 photo feature spreads explore topics beyond the battles, such as “America at war”, and “Code-breaking”
– 9 main contemporary maps, including battle maps from both Allies and Axis countries, explain key events
Discover how the conflict raged around the globe on land, air, and sea, while timelines provide an in-depth chronology of events. Beautiful archival photographs, contemporary artefacts, and profiles of famous leaders reveal the full story of the war that shaped the modern world.
World War II Map by Map is written by a team of historians headed by Richard Overy as a consultant. This war reference book examines in detail how the most destructive conflict in history changed the face of our world. It’s the perfect gift for students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 1900 g
Dimensions: 320 x 280 x 27 mm