Historical Atlas of World War II
World War II was the most devastating event in human history. The Historical Atlas of World War II presents the conflict through deeply-researched text and detailed maps that, taken together, add up to a unique and original appraisal of this global war.
The Historical Atlas of World War II encompasses every theater of warâ??Europe, the Pacific, the Far East, North Africa, the Eastern Frontâ??with maps that show how battles took shape, played out, and were won or lost. The book also contains many fascinating informational graphics, depicting the plans for the D-Day invasion, the standard layout of an R.A.F. fighter base during the Battle of Britain and the blast zone of the atomic bomb that fell on Nagasaki. There are also detailed drawings of the aircraft and warships that were the main weapons of war.
The Historicla Atlas of World war II is so much more than a book of maps. It is a visually led history of the central event of the twentieth century, a fluid picture of the tides of war that flowed back and forth across the globe for six long and arduous years.