A clear and informative account of how the Second World War began, the infamous battles and the conclusion and aftermath of the war.
Illustrated with maps, evocative archive photographs and illustrations.
Includes descriptions of the most famous events including Pearl Harbor, Battle of Midway, D-Day and the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Part of series three of the Usborne Reading Programme for children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex information.
Produced in association with the Imperial War Museum, London.
“A very informative guide not just for young readers but for anyone seeking a concise summary of the Second World War.”
The Cork Evening Echo
Visit Usborne Quicklinks for links to websites with video clips, archive newsreels and timelines of the key events and leaders of the Second World War, and an online guide to the Holocaust.