Great Battles Of WW II With Dvd

Great Battles Of WW II With Dvd

by parragon
     
 

This fascinating book provides an accessible introduction to twenty-eight of the most important actions of World War II, including Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, Operation Barbarossa, Pearl Harbor, El Alamein, the siege of Leningrad, Kursk, Monte Cassino, the D-Day landings, Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, the Battle for Berlin, and many, many more. Each battle

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This fascinating book provides an accessible introduction to twenty-eight of the most important actions of World War II, including Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, Operation Barbarossa, Pearl Harbor, El Alamein, the siege of Leningrad, Kursk, Monte Cassino, the D-Day landings, Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, the Battle for Berlin, and many, many more. Each battle entry includes a fact box and location map, together with a historical overview, details of the war campaign, and battle tactics used by those involved. There is also a full color 2D illustration of the battle from a bird's eye view, showing the terrain that the battle took place in, the geographic difficulties faced, and how the each of the armies maneuvered into attack positions. This book also comes with a DVD featuring 30 minutes of video footage from ten historic battles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781445439655
Publisher:
parragon
Publication date:
08/15/2011
Product dimensions:
10.62(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.86(d)

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