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Great battles of World War II : decisive conflicts that have shaped history / general editor: Chris Mann.

Contributor(s): Mann, Chris (Historian) [editor.] | Butler, Rupert [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Military missions.Publisher: Bath, England : Parragon Books Ltd, 2016Copyright date: ©2008-2018Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781474867771; 1474867774.Other title: Great battles of World War 2 | Great battles of World War two.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
Contents:
The early years: Westerplatte, 1939 ; Narvik, 1940 ; Invasion of France-Sedan, 1940 ; Dunkirk, 1940 ; Battle of Britain, 1940 ; Battle for Crete, 1941 ; Hunt for the Bismarck, 1941 ; Operation Barbarossa, 1941 ; Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1944 -- In the balance: Pearl Harbor, 1941 ; Battle of Midway, 1942 ; Convoy PQ-17, 1942 ; El Alamein, 1942 ; Battle of Guadalcanal, 1942-43 ; Stalingrad, 1942-43 ; Third battle of Kharkov, 1943 ; Kursk, 1943 ; Battle of Imphal and Kohima, 1944 ; Monte Cassino, 1944 -- Allied victory: Normandy landings, 1944 ; Breakout from Normandy, 1944 ; Philippine Sea, 1944 ; Warsaw uprising, 1944 ; Operation 'Market Garden', 1944 ; Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45 ; Iwo Jima, 1945 ; Battle for Berlin, 1945 ; Okinawa, 1945. -- Index.
Summary: "World War II was the most widespread war in history. In this devastating conflict, the great world powers formed two alliances -- the Allies and the Axis. This book provides a fascinating insight into 28 of the battles that marked significant turning points within individual campaigns ... With detailed analysis, tactical maps and artworks of the uniforms and military technology, here is an exhaustive guide for those with an interest in the history of twentieth century warfare." -- Back cover.
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Includes index.

"Tactical maps, technology, over 250 photographs, Dunkirk, Battle of Britain, Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima" -- Cover.

The early years: Westerplatte, 1939 ; Narvik, 1940 ; Invasion of France-Sedan, 1940 ; Dunkirk, 1940 ; Battle of Britain, 1940 ; Battle for Crete, 1941 ; Hunt for the Bismarck, 1941 ; Operation Barbarossa, 1941 ; Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1944 -- In the balance: Pearl Harbor, 1941 ; Battle of Midway, 1942 ; Convoy PQ-17, 1942 ; El Alamein, 1942 ; Battle of Guadalcanal, 1942-43 ; Stalingrad, 1942-43 ; Third battle of Kharkov, 1943 ; Kursk, 1943 ; Battle of Imphal and Kohima, 1944 ; Monte Cassino, 1944 -- Allied victory: Normandy landings, 1944 ; Breakout from Normandy, 1944 ; Philippine Sea, 1944 ; Warsaw uprising, 1944 ; Operation 'Market Garden', 1944 ; Battle of the Bulge, 1944-45 ; Iwo Jima, 1945 ; Battle for Berlin, 1945 ; Okinawa, 1945. -- Index.

"World War II was the most widespread war in history. In this devastating conflict, the great world powers formed two alliances -- the Allies and the Axis. This book provides a fascinating insight into 28 of the battles that marked significant turning points within individual campaigns ... With detailed analysis, tactical maps and artworks of the uniforms and military technology, here is an exhaustive guide for those with an interest in the history of twentieth century warfare." -- Back cover.