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The story of World War II

Author: Robert Leckie
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1964.
Series: Landmark giant, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the military events and campaigns of World War II from it's start, with Germany's lightening invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, to it's end in the Pacific on September 2, 1945, when Japan signed the surrender in Tokyo Bay.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leckie, Robert, 1920-2001.
Story of World War II.
New York, Random House ©1964
(OCoLC)894799366
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Leckie
ISBN: 0394902955 9780394902951
OCLC Number: 1307042
Notes: Cover: "From the rise of Adolph Hitler to the surrender of Japan- here in one lavishly illustrated book is the engrossing story of the Second World War."
'A Random House book for young people' -- Cover.
Description: 193 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm.
Contents: The war begins --
Why the war began --
Enter Adolf Hitler --
Hitler's partners --
Fury in Finland --
Struggle at sea --
Swastika over Norway --
France falls --
The Battle of Britain --
War beneath the waves --
The Balkans Bow --
Hitler turns on Russia --
Pearl Harbor! --
The Japanese victory flood --
Midway: Japan is halted --
Guadalcanal: the tide turns --
The road to Mandalay --
North Africa: Hitler's first defense --
Death of the wolfpacks --
Stalingrad --
The Allies invade Italy --
Japan retreats --
Tarawa to Tinian --
Air war on Germany --
The Allies enter Rome --
Invasion of Europe --
France free again --
The Polish uprising --
Island hopping to Japan --
Return to the Philippines --
Germany collapses --
The flag flies at Iwo --
Okinawa: the last battle --
The end of a titanic conflict; --
A chronological listing of selected highlights.
Series Title: Landmark giant, 7.
Responsibility: by Robert Leckie, illustrated with photographs and maps.

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This book describes the military events and campaigns of World War II from it's start, with Germany's lightening invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, to it's end in the Pacific on September 2, 1945, when Japan signed the surrender in Tokyo Bay.

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