A picture-packed guide to one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century.
In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to the Second World War.
This book tells the story of the second devastating conflict of the 20th century that tore the world apart, divided by international alliances and growing tensions between nations. Meet the key players who influenced the outcome of this global struggle. Explore major events such as the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Britain, the D-Day invasion, and the atomic bombs in Japan, and discover how clever code-breakers developed new technology to decipher hidden messages and gain military advantage over their enemies.
DK Eyewitness World War II expertly illustrates the lessons of the Second World War and how they impact our world today. This museum in a book uses striking full-color photographs and illustrations of warfare, weaponry, vehicles, maps, and secret documents along with amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to reveal this conflict as never before.
Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature--fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.---from the publisher
72 pages 978-0744028980 Ages 8-12
Keywords: World War II, world history, government, 20th century, war, politics, nonfiction, information, part of a series, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, Social Studies Curriculum