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The story of the Second World War

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A concise overview of the causes and consequences of the Second World War, written specially for children and published in association with Imperial War Museums. Includes the historical background of the great battles and catastrophes of the Second World War, from Stalingrad to D-Day, Pearl Harbour and the Holocaust. Features vivid illustrations, original photographs, timelines, maps and fact boxes. Further online resources can be accessed via the Usborne Quicklinks website, including animations showing the progress of the war, quizzes to test your knowledge and video footage of famous speeches.

Book information

Age
8+
Key Stage
KS2/3 H, E
BIC CBMC
D5N79
Paperback
ISBN: 9781409583561
Extent: 96 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 165mm
Author/Editor
Paul Dowswell
Illustrator
Ian McNee

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“A very well designed and organised overview of the war showing its roots in the aftermath of the WWI and giving a comprehensive picture of the conflict and how it affected the world.”

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