Encyclopedia of World War II

Provides over seven hundred entries about the second World War discussing the biographies of key figures, maps and explanations of decisive battles, and the military, historical, political, and diplomatic aspects of the war.

Author: Alan Axelrod

Publisher: H W Fowler

ISBN: 9780816060221

Category: History

Page: 924

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Provides over seven hundred entries about the second World War discussing the biographies of key figures, maps and explanations of decisive battles, and the military, historical, political, and diplomatic aspects of the war.
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World War II the Encyclopedia of the War Years 1941 1945

This authoritative and comprehensive survey features over 2,400 entries.

Author: Norman Polmar

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486479620

Category: History

Page: 940

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This authoritative and comprehensive survey features over 2,400 entries. Subjects range from battles, soldiers, and military activities to politics, culture, and the Holocaust. Enlivened by 85 illustrations, its panoramic perspective encompasses WWII's enduring influences on the American way of life. "A unique and valuable look at the war."—General James Doolittle
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The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II

The encyclopedia of weapns of world war II is the most detailed and authoritative compendium of the weapons of mankind's greatesst conflict ever published.

Author: Chris Bishop

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1586637622

Category: History

Page: 544

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The encyclopedia of weapns of world war II is the most detailed and authoritative compendium of the weapons of mankind's greatesst conflict ever published. It is a must for the military, enthusiast, and all those interested in World War II.
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The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II

You now have the opportunity to visit or revisit the Second World War through the Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II. This lavishly presented, clearly written, judicious work brings the war alive through thousands ...

Author: Eddy Bauer

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105011850414

Category: World War, 1939-1945

Page: 3500

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You now have the opportunity to visit or revisit the Second World War through the Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II. This lavishly presented, clearly written, judicious work brings the war alive through thousands of full color photographs and is made even more interesting due to the emphasis put on those aspects of greatest concern to Americans. - Foreword.
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World War II at Sea

The war at sea was a key aspect of World War II, one that is too-often under-studied.

Author: Spencer Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598844573

Category: History

Page: 751

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• More than 450 A–Z entries • A comprehensive chronology • Numerous illustrations of individuals, weapons, and battles • Maps • A glossary of naval terms • A comprehensive bibliography, plus cross-references and suggestions for further reading at the end of each entry
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World War II The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available ...

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851099696

Category: History

Page: 2471

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With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available on the war. • Provides a clear understanding of the causes of World War II, reaching back to World War I and the role of the Western democracies in its origin • Examines home front developments in major countries during the war, such as race and gender relations in the United States • Recognizes the important roles played by women in the war and describes how the United States mobilized its economy and citizenry for total war • Discusses the Holocaust and establishes responsibility for this genocide • Details the changing attitudes toward the war as expressed in film and literature
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World War II in the Pacific

"For those interested in additional research, a list of readings at the end of each article provides sources for further exploration.

Author: Stanley Sandler

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780815318835

Category: History

Page: 660

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Stanley Sandler, one of America's most respected and best-known military historians, has brought together over 300 entries by some 200 specialists in the field to create the first encyclopedia specifically devoted to the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Extending far beyond battles and hardware, the coverage ranges from high policy-making, grand strategy, and the significant persons and battles of the conflict, to the organization of the Allied and Japanese divisions, aircraft, armor, artillery, psychological warfare, warships, and the home fronts, covering the interactions of each topic along the way.
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Encyclopedia of World War II

An unprecedented achievement in publishing—a multivolume encyclopedic resource, for both the general reader and specialist—on the central conflict of the 20th century,The Encyclopedia of World War II covers the entire scope of the ...

Author: Spencer Tucker

Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated

ISBN: 1576079996

Category: History

Page: 2251

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An unprecedented achievement in publishing—a multivolume encyclopedic resource, for both the general reader and specialist—on the central conflict of the 20th century,The Encyclopedia of World War II covers the entire scope of the Second World War from its earliest roots to its continuing impact on global politics and human society.
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Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two

Over 1000 photographs, and packed with technical dataThis is a known and trusted primary source - much used by other writersIndispensable reference book for the enthusiast

Author: Peter Chamberlain

Publisher: Cassell

ISBN: 1854095188

Category: History

Page: 272

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Over 1000 photographs, and packed with technical dataThis is a known and trusted primary source - much used by other writersIndispensable reference book for the enthusiast
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World War II in Europe

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author: David T. Zabecki

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135812423

Category: History

Page: 1550

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Simon and Schuster Encyclopedia of World War II

More than forty-five hundred cross-referenced entries provide detailed and comprehensive coverage of the issues, strategies, campaigns, battles, heroes and traitors, weaponry, and intelligence secrets and networks of the Second World War

Author: Thomas D. Parrish

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN: STANFORD:36105019796775

Category: History

Page: 767

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More than forty-five hundred cross-referenced entries provide detailed and comprehensive coverage of the issues, strategies, campaigns, battles, heroes and traitors, weaponry, and intelligence secrets and networks of the Second World War
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Illustrated World War II Encyclopedia

An unbiased account of the most devastating war known to mankind ... contains the original text previously published in the United Kingdom plus background articles by a group of distinguished historians ... enlivened with color photographs ...

Author: Eddy Bauer

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000025775860

Category: World War, 1939-1945

Page: 140

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An unbiased account of the most devastating war known to mankind ... contains the original text previously published in the United Kingdom plus background articles by a group of distinguished historians ... enlivened with color photographs recently uncovered.
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World War II

Details on major weapons, ships, vehicles, aircraft, tanks, along with a recounting on every major campaign and battle, and hundreds of biographies of military and civilian leaders are collected in this visual encyclopedia of World War II. ...

Author: John Keegan

Publisher: Collins & Brown

ISBN: 1855858789

Category: History

Page: 512

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Details on major weapons, ships, vehicles, aircraft, tanks, along with a recounting on every major campaign and battle, and hundreds of biographies of military and civilian leaders are collected in this visual encyclopedia of World War II. Illustrations.
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Encyclopedia of Conflicts Since World War II Palestine Zimbabwe

Discusses the roots of war, various alliances and summit meetings meant to forestall conflict, and the background and events connected with numerous specific conflicts in the second half of the twentieth century.

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015003457653

Category: Military history, Modern

Page: 1400

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Discusses the roots of war, various alliances and summit meetings meant to forestall conflict, and the background and events connected with numerous specific conflicts in the second half of the twentieth century.
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The Concise Encyclopedia of World War II 2 volumes

A comprehensive and integrated military, political, and strategic history of World War II, ranging from the daily life of conscripts and civilians to operational and strategic decision making at the highest levels. • Hundreds of concise ...

Author: Cathal J. Nolan

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313365270

Category: History

Page: 1322

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A comprehensive and integrated military, political, and strategic history of World War II, ranging from the daily life of conscripts and civilians to operational and strategic decision making at the highest levels. • Hundreds of concise entries on all facets of World War II, ranging well beyond the typical focus on the West and on battle-to-battle recaps • 100 photos and 20 maps offer important information about World War II
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The Encyclopedia of Weapons

Features multiple entries on weapons divided into four segments and is further subdivided into types of pistols, submachine guns, rifles, mortars, antitank weapons, rocket artillery and many others.

Author: Chris Bishop

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000062490320

Category: History

Page: 448

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Features multiple entries on weapons divided into four segments and is further subdivided into types of pistols, submachine guns, rifles, mortars, antitank weapons, rocket artillery and many others. Each entry contains photographs of the weapon as well as its history and background and detailed illustrations demonstrating its action.
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The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of World War II

Author: John Keegan

Publisher: Chicago : Rand McNally

ISBN: UOM:49015002852433

Category: World War, 1939-1945

Page: 256

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Alphabetically arranged entries deal with the battles, weapons, political events, and personalities connected with World War II.
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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

This is an expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, America, Germany, USSR and Japan, together with other Axis and Allied forces.

Author: Jonathan North

Publisher:

ISBN: 075482988X

Category: History

Page: 256

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This unique illustrated book charts the development in military uniform in relation to a shifting world, in an incredible visual directory with expert analysis and commentary.
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Battleships of World War Two

For each class there is a general arrangement plan and elevation, and more than 200 photographs accompany the text and data."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Author: M. J. Whitley

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

ISBN: 155750184X

Category: History

Page: 320

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"This encyclopedia is devoted to the battleships - some one hundred in number - serving or under construction during World War Two. The design and construction of each class of battleship is followed by the service histories of each ship, together with detailed data lists including construction, dimensions, armament, speed, armour and complement. For each class there is a general arrangement plan and elevation, and more than 200 photographs accompany the text and data."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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