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The historical atlas of World War II / by Alexander Swanston and Malcolm Swanston.

Swanston, Alexander. (Author). Swanston, Malcolm. (Added Author).

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Princeton PL - Princeton 940.54 Swa Oversized (Text) 30890000458735 Adult Books Upper level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780785822004
  • ISBN: 0785822003
  • Physical Description: 399 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 34 cm
  • Publisher: Edison, NJ : Chartwell Books, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: "170 maps chart the most cataclysmic even in human history"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page [388]) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The peace settlements 1919-20 -- The depression 1930s -- The rise of fascism -- Tensions in the East 1920-40 -- European political agreements 1933-39 -- The expansion of Germany 1933-39 -- Invasion of Poland 1939 -- The winter war -- The phoney war -- Invasions of Denmark and Norway 1940 -- Sedan - 10 May 1940 the panzer breakthrough -- Blitzkrieg in the West -- Dunkirk 1940 -- The fall of France -- The battle of Britain -- The Blitz 1940-41 -- Bombing of Germany 1940-41 -- War in East Africa 1941 -- Iraq, Syria, and Persia 1941 -- The western desert 1940-43 -- Northwest Africa 1943 -- Battle of the Atlantic 1942-45 -- Mediterranean naval war 1940-43 -- The Balkan campaign 1941 -- The conquest of Greece and Crete 1941 -- Operation Barbarossa 1941 -- Operation Typhoon 1941 -- The battle of Moscow 1942 -- Pearl Harbor 1941 -- China 1942-43 -- Malaya, Singapore, the Philippines, and the Dutch East Indies 1941-42 -- Burma 1942 -- Coral sea -- Battle of Midway -- Convoys to Russia 1941-45 -- The Caucasus 1942-43 -- The new order -- Bombing of Germany 1942-43 -- Stalingrad 1942-43 -- The siege of Leningrad 1941-44 -- The battle of Kursk 1943 -- The battles of Kharkov -- Guadalcanal 1942 -- New Guinea and Cartwheel 1942-43 -- The Italian campaign - Sicily to Rome 1943 -- The Ukraine 1943-44 -- Resistance 1941-44 -- The Balkans 1941-44 -- Bombing of Germany 1943-44 -- Operation Overlord 1943-44 -- Battle for Normandy 1944 -- Assault of Southern France -- Liberation of Paris and Brussels -- Operation Market Garden -- Carriers in the Pacific 1941-45 -- The Gilbert and Marshall islands 1943 -- The Mariana and Palua islands 1944 -- China 1944-45 -- Battle of the Bulge 1944-45 -- Bombing of Germany 1944-45 -- The fall of Italy 1945 -- The Soviet advance 1944 -- Advance into Germany 1945 -- The fall of Berlin 1945 -- Victory in Europe -- Burma 1944-45 -- Bombing of Japan 1944-45 -- Battle of the Philippine sea -- Liberation of the Philippines -- Leyte and Leyte Gulf -- Iwo Jima and Okinawa -- Dawn of the atomic age -- Soviet invasion of Manchuria 1945 -- Mobilization for war -- Industrial production -- Casualties of war -- United Nations.
Summary, etc.: THE HISTORICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR II examines all the key events of the six-year conflict, with thoroughly-researched text accompanied by highly detailed maps, offering an entirely original visual reappraisal of the most cataclysmic conflict in human history. From Germany's invasion of its neighbours to the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, splendid full-colour, computer-generated mapping with supporting text provide a comprehensive analysis of this global war. All the major events and battles that took place between 1939 and 1945 are examined, starting with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany on September 1st, 1939, which led to Britain and France declaring war on Hitler.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Maps.
Historical geography > Maps.
Weltkrieg (1939-1945)

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