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The Times Second World War: The History of the Global Conflict from 1939 to 1945

Peter Chasseaud The Imperial War Museum Times Books



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13 December 2019
Reference works; History; Second World War
Follow the conflict of World War 2 from 1939 to 1945 through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs. Published in association and including material from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, London.

Over 200 photographs and maps from the archives of The Imperial War Museum tell the story of how this global war was fought.

Descriptions of key historical events accompany the illustrations, giving a fascinating history of the war from an expert historian.

Key topics covered include * 1939: Invasion of Poland * 1940: German invasion of Low Countries & France * 1940: Battle of Britain & German invasion threat * Dec 1941: Pearl Harbor * 1942: Turning points: Midway, Alamein, Stalingrad * 1941-45: Barbarossa and the Eastern Front * The War at Sea * The advances to Jerusalem, Damascus and Baghdad * The War in the Air * 1944: Neptune & Overlord; D-Day & liberation of France
By:   Peter Chasseaud, The Imperial War Museum, Times Books
Imprint:   HARPER360
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 252mm,  Width: 195mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   980g
ISBN:   9780007973354
ISBN 10:   0007973357
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   13 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

A historian of military cartography, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the founder of the Historical Military Mapping Group of the British Cartographic Society, a member of the Defence Surveyors' Association, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and author of definitive works on trench mapping and toponymy.

Reviews for The Times Second World War: The History of the Global Conflict from 1939 to 1945

`Beautifully produced book that will interest military historians and map lovers alike' - Who Do You Think You Are magazine `Expert commentary and a fresh perspective on the events of the war' - Family Tree Magazine `Mapping the Second World War draws on the remarkable maps of IWM's unparalleled archive to offer a new perspective on the conflict's key moments' - Antiques Diary

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