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From the beaches of Dunkirk to the air raid shelters in the Blitz, this book tells the story of Britain during the most destructive war of the 20th century. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and photographs. Includes links to websites to find out more information via the Usborne Quicklinks Website as well as lists of places to visit throughout Britain.

Book information

Age
8+
Key Stage
KS2/3 H, E
BIC CBMC
C5N79
Paperback
ISBN: 9781409566410
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 165mm
Library edition hardback
ISBN: 9781409599739
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 165mm
Author/Editor
Henry Brook, Rob Lloyd Jones and Conrad Mason
Illustrator
Ian McNee

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“Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, detailed reconstructions, paintings, maps and photographs. The range of illustrative material is particularly good as it is extremely varied and reflects the period well.”
“Britain’s fight for survival during the dark days of the Second World War takes centre stage in another immaculately written and produced book from Usborne.”
“An attractive book packed with easily assimilated information for those aged eight plus.”

Quicklinks

Visit Usborne Quicklinks for links to websites where you can watch videos about the Dunkirk evacuation and D-Day landings, find out more about the Blitz and the Dambusters – and test your knowledge of the Second World War.

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