A Chronology of World War II

A Chronology of World War II : A Day-by-Day History of the Biggest Conflict of the 20th Century

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World War II remains the greatest conflict humanity has seen, both in terms of scale and loss of life. The Chronology of World War II is the perfect introduction to understanding the war, an authoritative narrative giving a history of events as they occurred. The book is divided into two parts: part one examines the European theatre 1939-1945, part two the Pacific theatre 1939-1945. At the foot of each text page is a timeline linking events happening elsewhere at the time in that theatre to give a greater geographical and historical perspective to the war. Throughout there are box features and more than 300 full-colour artworks and archive photographs. Packed with outstanding photographs, artworks and written as an easily accessible narrative, The Chronology of World War II is a fantastic book for any general reader or history enthusiast.
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  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 227 x 297 x 17.78mm | 1,016.05g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • More than 250 artworks and photographs
  • 1782740686
  • 9781782740681
  • 3,524,392

Table of contents


The Build-Up to War
The End of the Phoney War
The Atlantic War
The War in the Desert
Defeat in the East and Italy
From D-Day to VE Day

Japanese Expansion
Japan Challenged
The End in the Far East

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a decent introduction history of the Second World War, supported by a useful clear timeline * History of War 04/10/2015 *
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About David Jordan

David Jordan is a lecturer at the Joint Services Command and Staff College in Wiltshire, England. With a PhD from the University of Birmingham, he has held positions at the universities of Birmingham, Worcester, and Keele, as well as the Open University. Dr. Jordan has written many books and articles on military subjects, including Wolfpack, The U.S Navy Seals, Battle of the Bulge: The First 24 Hours, and The Fall of Hitler's Third Reich.
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