World War I: The Definitive Visual History
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What’s it about?
Visually stunning guide for learning about a war that changed the course of history. Experience some of the prominent battles, like the Somme and Verdun, through compelling accounts from soldiers and civilians who lived through World War I. Written with the Smithsonian Institute, this edition was brought out specially for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, to commemorate those who lost their lives, and include the memorial sites that remind us “never again”. Read the stories behind more than 90 of the world’s most significant battles. From the brutal battle of Gettysburg to the epic air-sea battle of Midway, find out how fateful decisions led to glorious victories and crushing defeats.
Photographic galleries of the impressive weaponry and equipment used, and learn more about key people including David Lloyd George and Joseph Joffre. Discovering the key battles, the political and economic forces, and the individual leaders of World War II. Discovering the soldiers, weapons, armor and military strategies behind some of the greatest battles in history.
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Publisher : DK; Illustrated edition (April 3, 2018)
Language : English
Hardcover : 372 pages
ISBN-10 : 1465470018
ISBN-13 : 978-1465470010
Reading age : 1 year and up
Item Weight : 4.94 pounds
Dimensions : 10.44 x 1.25 x 12.19 inches