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The world wars : [an introduction to the First & Second World Wars]

Author: Paul Dowswell; Ruth Brocklehurst; Henry Brook; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The two world wars of 1914 -1918 and 1939 -1945 cast a malevolent shadow over the entire 20th Century. This book takes you through the story of both conflicts, from the soldiers' terrifying experiences of the trenches in the First War, to the huge battles and bombing of cities in the second. Stunningly illustrated with dramatic contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps, this is an accessible and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell; Ruth Brocklehurst; Henry Brook; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780794519711 0794519717
OCLC Number: 213098332
Notes: Published in association with The Imperial War Museum.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell, Ruth Brocklehurst & Henry Brook.

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The two world wars of 1914 -1918 and 1939 -1945 cast a malevolent shadow over the entire 20th Century. This book takes you through the story of both conflicts, from the soldiers' terrifying experiences of the trenches in the First War, to the huge battles and bombing of cities in the second. Stunningly illustrated with dramatic contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps, this is an accessible and thought-provoking introduction to the most devastating wars the world has ever known.

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