Physical Description:372 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Publisher:New York ;Little, Brown and Company,2016.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 356-362) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Eight hunderd heros -- Blitzkrieg -- Their finest hour -- Operation Barbarossa -- Day of infamy -- Who dares, wins -- Dauntless -- Stalingrad -- Semper Fi -- Fighting with tigers -- Sobibor -- Voytek the soldier bear -- The mighty eighth -- The white mouse -- D-Day -- Gurkha assult -- Last stand for Leyte -- The battle of the bulge -- The fall of Berlin -- Typhoon of steel.
From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen.