The american heritage history of world war ii / Stephen E Ambrose.
- ISBN: 9781612307770 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: 1.
- Publisher: Newbury : New Word City, Inc., 2014.
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The American Heritage History of World War II was first published in 1966. At the time, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist C.L. Sulzberger received widespread praise for his authoritative account of the six-year war that involved more than fifty-six nations, resulted in the death of some 22 million people, and shaped the course of history. His work became a standard reference on the war.Stephen E. Ambrose, one of the most highly regarded historians of our time, oversaw a major revision of this classic work. Seamlessly incorporating new material and insights, Ambrose produced a comprehensive and riveting account of the war's key characters and events.In planes and foxholes, in deserts and jungles, on ships and beaches, Ambrose shines a light on the people involved-the leaders, the fighters, the victims. He also added new chapters on the atrocities of the Holocaust and revelations about the secret war of espionage.
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