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World War II For Dummies

Dickson, Keith D.

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1. Auflage März 2020
432 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-67553-2
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* Investigate the factors that led to war
* Examine key turning points, including D-Day and Hiroshima
* Get to know the opposing forces -- the Allies and the Axis

Explore the greatest war in history

World War II was the most destructive conflict of the 20th century. How did it happen -- and why? Packed with fascinating anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and top ten lists, this friendly reference contains everything you need to know about World War II, from the issues that caused the war to its most crucial confrontations and what happened in the aftermath. Read about important figures on both sides, study Hitler's war against the Jews, and find out how the Allies finally achieved victory. Whatever your interest, World War II For Dummies is your go-to guide.

Inside ...
* The significance of World War II
* Hitler's rise to power
* The invasion of Eastern Europe
* Pearl Harbor and U.S. neutrality
* Life and labor on the home front
* The Holocaust
* Liberation and what came next

World War II For Dummies (9781119675532) was previously published as World War II For Dummies (9780764553523). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Keith D. Dickson, PhD, is a Professor of Military Studies at the Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University. He is a retired Colonel, U.S. Army Special Forces.