The 1940s Decade in Photos: A World at War

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Enslow Publishing, LLC, Jan 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
Action packed photographs show how as the 1940s opened the world sank into conflict. Adolf Hitler's troops marched through Europe. Japanese forces spread out across Asia and the Pacific Ocean. America hoped to avoid the war but could not. A surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, outraged the nation. World War II quickly engulfed the planet. Americans grimly accepted the challenge of war. Millions joined the armed services. Women worked long hours in factories and shipyards. Fierce battles raged overseas. Slowly, America and its allies scored key victories. The intense flash of an atomic bomb came in 1945. World War II ended and a new era began. Read how it all happened in the 1940s.
 

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Contents

Welcome to the 1940s
5
German and Italian Forces on the Move
11
Germany Invades the Soviet Union
19
German Submarines Terrorize the East Coast
27
Entertaining the Troops
34
The Allies Liberate Europe
43
Victory in Europe and the Pacific
49
Gandhis Legacy of Peace
55
Internet Resources
61
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