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World War Two : A Very Peculiar History

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From the road to war to the long fight back, explore the seminal event that shaped the world we live in today.
World War Two was the most destructive event of the twentieth century, and this small but unique history looks at the politics that motivated both individuals and nations. Along with fascinating trivia, quirky facts, captivating anecdotes, and compelling quotes, Jim Pipe discusses the war's heroes and villains; the daring raids and great escapes; the soldiers' lingo; life on the British homefront; and much, much more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 101 x 152 x 20.32mm | 181.44g
  • Book House
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1908177977
  • 9781908177971
  • 495,823

About Jim Pipe

Jim Pipe studied Ancient and Modern History at Oxford University, England, and spent 10 years in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. He has written numerous nonfiction books for children, many on historical subjects. He lives in Dublin with his wife and children.
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