The World At Arms; The Reader's Digest Illustrated History of World War II

Mick Gillah, Paul Hannon, and Ivan Lapper (Illustr London: The Reader's Digest Association Limited, 1990. Reprinted with amendments [Preferred version]. Hardcover. The format is approximately 8.625 inches by 11.375 inches. 480 pages Illustrations (some in color). DJ has wear, tears, and some soiling. This is a large and heavy book and if sent outside of the United States would require additional shipping charges. Traces the history of the war from the rise of Hitler to the surrender of Japan and looks at the events that shaped the course of the war. Includes sections on The Reich Rampant, Japanese Juggernaut, The People's War; The Tide Turns; Sun Sets in the East, and Victory and Aftermath. Then follows a Reference Section which includes: World War II year by year; Human cost of the war; Glossary, and Index. Famed naval historian and defense expert Eric J. Grove was among those listed as "A Major Contributor" Why it started, which elements shaped it, how it ended. Clearly and comprehensively written, with a wealth of detail, it relives the hopes, fears, dangers, and triumphs of those perilous days. Over 800 photographs, illustrations and charts and over 50 maps in color. Condition: Good / Good.

Keywords: WWII, World War II, Third Reich, Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, Blitzkrieg, Pearl Harbor, Red Army, Rommel, Convoys, U-Boats, D-Day, Normandy, Rhine Crossing, Liberation, Prisoners of War, Atomic Bomb, Home Front, Casualties, Eric Grove

ISBN: 0895773333

[Book #87788]

Price: $67.50

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