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Author Adams, Simon, 1955-
Title World War II / written by Simon Adams ; photographed by Andy Crawford.
Pub Info New York : DK Pub., 2004.
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  J 940.54 ADA     AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. ed.
Descript 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Series Eyewitness
DK eyewitness books.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.3 1 1 87549
"Discover the war that shaped the modern world and the history of this global conflict"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents World divided -- Heading to war -- Preparing for the worst -- Lightning attack -- Occupation -- Resistance -- In the German army -- Battle of Britain -- Bombing raids -- Total war -- In enemy territory -- Prisoners -- Codebreakers -- America in the war -- Women at work -- Wartime childhood -- Battle for the Pacific -- Japan at war -- Battle of the Atlantic -- Road to Stalingrad -- Inside the Soviet Union -- Fighting in the desert -- Propaganda and morale -- Holocaust -- D-Day invasion -- Liberation -- Atomic bomb -- Victory -- Aftermath -- Did you know? -- World War II timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Provides an eyewitness account of the turbulent and terrifying events of World War II, from the Blitz to the atomic bomb. Be an eyewitness to the turbulent and terrifying events of World War II -- from the Blitz to the atomic bomb. Discover how everyday items were reused for the war effort. See the way propaganda affected the minds of people. Find out why many Japanese soldiers would rather die than face capture. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! World War II was one of the most destructive episodes in human history. Never before, or since, has the world witnessed such widespread bloodshed. Beginning with the events that led to its outbreak, World War II goes on to introduce the main leaders and highlight the decisive moments. From Pearl Harbor, Midway, and the Atlantic, to fighting in Russia and in the desert, outstanding and original photography provides a unique glimpse of the tragedies that led to the loss of more than 50 million lives. Written by Simon Adams, author of many popular history titles including Children's History of the 20th Century and Eyewitness Titanic, World War II offers compelling insight into the most destructive war of the 20th century.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945.
Alt Title World War Two
World War 2
ISBN 9780756607425
Stndrd # 9780756607432