A New Illustrated History of World War II: Rare and Unseen Photographs 1939-1945

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Flavio Fiorani
F+W Media, Aug 15, 2005 - History - 287 pages
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*Features rare and previously unpublished photographs *Covers all theatres of war, from Europe and Africa, to Pearl Harbor and the Pacific *Packed with fascinating profiles, maps, and economic statistics Packed with rare photographs and previously unseen archive materials from key moments in World War II, from the invasion of Poland in 1939, to the dropping of "Little Boy" over Hiroshima and the end of the war, this book provides a unique insight into the history of the era. All major theatres of war are covered, from Europe and Africa, to America and the Pacific, and each is illustrated with many previously-unpublished photographs. Featuring propaganda posters from all the major protagonists as well as information on military tactics, heads of state, and significant events, this is a complete reference for anyone interested in World War II.

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Contents

The impossible peace
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Tensions in Europe
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The war in Abyssinia
23
Copyright

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