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Atlas of World War II : history's greatest conflict revealed through rare wartime maps and new cartography

Author: Stephen G Hyslop; Neil Kagan; Kenneth W Rendell; Gregory Ugiansky
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English
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Explores the cartographic history of WWII through 114 maps charting naval, land, and aerial attacks from the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge. Rare maps include a detailed Germany & Approaches map used by Allied forces in the final stages of the war, full large-scale wartime maps of the world used by President Roosevelt, and Pacific theater maps used by B-17 pilots. Also includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Military maps
Scientific atlases
Maps
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen G Hyslop; Neil Kagan; Kenneth W Rendell; Gregory Ugiansky
ISBN: 1426219717 9781426219719
OCLC Number: 1021083490
Notes: "Official book of the International Museum of World War II"--Jacket.
Description: 1 atlas (255 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 36 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ; (W 180°00ʹ00ʺ--E 180°00ʹ00ʺ/N 71°59ʹ00ʺ--N 11°57ʹ00ʺ)
Contents: Prelude to war, 1941: Blitzkrieg --
Prelude to war, 1943: war in the Pacific --
1942-1944: breaking Hitler's grip --
1944-1945: victory over Germany --
1943-1945: defeating Japan.
Other Titles: Atlas of World War 2
Atlas of World War Two
Responsibility: Neil Kagan [editor], Stephen G. Hyslop [author] ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell ; Gregory Ugiansky, cartographer.

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This atlas delves into the cartographic history of WWII: From the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge.  Read more...

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