Author: David F. Burg
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Release Date: 2010-09-29
Provides a day-by-day account of the action on all fronts and of the events surrounding the conflict, from the guns of August 1914 to the November 1918 Armistice and its troubled aftermath. Daily entries, topical descriptions, biographical sketches, maps, and illustrations combine to give a ready and succinct account of what was happening in each of the principal theaters of war.
Author: Peggy Saari
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2000-12-01
Surveys the rise of the movements in Europe and Japan that led to World War II, recounts the course of the war and the main features of the Holocaust, offers selections from primary sources, and profiles individuals and groups.
Author: Keith D. Dickson
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Almanacs, American
Offers a comprehensive overview of World War II, with alphabetically arranged entries highlighting the leading military and political figures, events, weaponry, and battles that defined the conflict and a detailed, day-by-day chronology of the war.
Author: Richard Clay Hanes
Release Date: 2004-10
Looks at how the American public transitioned from peacetime to wartime, the effect of the war on such groups as women and minorities, and what life was like in the factories, on the farms, and in various communities.
Author: Patricia Daniels
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Release Date: 2014
Presents a reference guide that provides authoritative maps, charts, and chronologies complemented by informative essays covering all the major periods of human history between the time of the Neanderthals and the nuclear age.
Author: Stewart Ross
Publisher: Gareth Stevens
Release Date: 2004
Examines the global war caused by European power struggles in the early twentieth century, discussing the new forms of combat that emerged, the late entry of the United States into the war, and the peace treaties that set the stage for World War II.
This book covers events that have occured throughout history that pertain to the Second World War. The dates range from the 1800´s to 2007. It uses the same format and contains the same type of information as Volume 1, but it covers the period from July to December, whereas Volume 1 concentrates on the first 6 months of the year. It was also the 2008 North American Book Exchange´s Pinnacle Book Award winner in the Reference Category.