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American heritage new history of World War II

Author: Stephen E Ambrose; C L Sulzberger
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Historian Stephen Ambrose updates the classic World War II history written by C.L. Sulzberger.

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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Ambrose; C L Sulzberger
ISBN: 0670874744 9780670874743
OCLC Number: 36767590
Notes: Based on C.L. Sulzberger's American heritage picture history of World War II.
Description: 628 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The descent into hell --
Blitzkrieg --
England alone --
Aresenal of democracy --
Japan strikes --
War at sea --
The desert war --
The war in the Soviet Union --
The politics of world war --
The secret war --
Counterattack in the Pacific --
Italy --
Over there --
The air war --
The home fronts --
The holocaust and other atrocities --
Assault on fortress Europe --
Closing in on Japan --
Smashing the third reich --
The end of the rising sun --
The legacy.
Other Titles: New history of World War II
Responsibility: rev. and updated by Stephen E. Ambrose ; [based on the] original text by C.L. Sulzberger.


Originally published in 1966, this text, which included eye witness accounts, was considered an authoritative reference on the history of World War II. Ambrose has edited the original text and  Read more...


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