Where Were You When?: 180 Unforgettable Moments in Living History
Take a trip back through six decades of pivotal events and relive?through the reflections of people who were there plus over 200 reminiscent photos?the moments when history was being made.
Where Were You When? lets you experience the drama and impact of many epoch- making events of the past 60-plus years. From the outbreak of World War II on Sept. 3, 1939, to the horrific tragedy of Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 23, 2005, this sweeping book revisits these landmark events as well as tragic deaths that shocked the world. Unfolding chronologically, with timelines throughout, the headline-grabbing breakthroughs come alive through evocative photographs, captivating sidebars, and the candid reflections of people who were profoundly touched.
As Buzz Aldrin, who took ?one small step? on the moon writes in his foreword:
?Many people think of ?history? as a dry, academic study, but in fact, it?s the opposite?truly memorable historic moments are about excitement and exhilaration??
Where Were You When captures these unforgettable moments in a manner that no other book has portrayed!
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