World War II: 4,139 Strange And Fascinating Facts

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4,139 entries covering the battles, backgrounds and players in the Allied and Axis powers. A cornucopia of unusual information to intrigue any World War II buff and a unique approach to learning history. 672 pages.

Over 4,000 entries cover the battles, backgrounds, and players in the Allied and Axis powers in this cornucopia of unusual information that will intrigue and educate any student or buff of WWII. Wings

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4,139 entries covering the battles, backgrounds and players in the Allied and Axis powers. A cornucopia of unusual information to intrigue any World War II buff and a unique approach to learning history. 672 pages.

Over 4,000 entries cover the battles, backgrounds, and players in the Allied and Axis powers in this cornucopia of unusual information that will intrigue and educate any student or buff of WWII. Wings

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  • ISBN-13: 9780517422861
  • Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1994
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 2.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2000

    Interesting but FULL of errors

    I bought this book based on the title and was very intrigued by it, but then... I started to notice errors. Once I started noticing the errors, I noticed more and more... I ended up compiling them, and will post on my homepage once my provider fixes their service to permit me to update it. homepages.address.com/atadkins under my page (tom) and then on a subpage. (I can't give direct link since it isn't working yet) The errors were blatant (Bismarck is called a pocket battleship in five entries), some are simple typos in name. The most frequent errors are in dates, especially those surrounding Stalingrad and the Bismarck Hunt. I have compiled them into a document to send to the publisher. There are 123 errors, 15 internal contradictions, 31 questionable items, and I added on for good measure 80 updates and additions. That means at least 150 errors. While I am not saying the book is bad (it contains many, many interesting tidbits and stories), the sheer magnitude of errors is irresponsible in my opinion, and reason to pause before buying.

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