World War II continues to be one of the most significant conflicts in history. In this title, readers will examine the memorable events that marked the final years of the war and their aftermath. Engaging text introduces readers to the invasion of Italy, the Battle of the Bulge, and the Battle of Berlin. Chapters also introduce the war as it was fought in Iwo Jima and the dropping of the Atomic Bomb. Additionally, readers will explore the war's effect on civilians, from American women helping the war effort to the internment of Japanese Americans and the persecution and genocide of Jews and other ethnic groups during the Holocaust.