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Usborne History of Britain: The Second World War

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It was the most destructive war of the 20th Century; the war that tore Europe apart. From the beaches of Normandy to the terror of the Blitz, follow Britain’s fight for survival. In full-colour throughout, this gripping illustrated history is the ultimate guide to World War Two. It covers some of the most dramatic events of the war, including the evacuation of children from the cities, the Battle of Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic, D-Day and North African desert warfare. Readers will be fascinated by a huge range of exciting sources, including contemporary photos, posters and cartoons, maps, quotes from major figures and popular song lyrics.

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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Date published

July 25th, 2008

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  • 64 pages



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  1. yamato
    on 25 March 2011

    This book is packed with a myriad of information and is set out well.