World War Two: History in an Hour

Kobo ebook | October 13, 2011

byRupert Colley

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Lasting six years and a day, the Second World War saw the lives of millions – soldiers and civilians, young and old – changed forever. During the conflict, a thousand people died for each and every hour it lasted. With eighty-one of the world’s nations involved and affected in some way, this was war on a truly global scale. Offering a wide overview of the major figures, politics and action on all sides, World War Two: History in an Hour provides a concise picture of the world upturned. How the conflicts began, the violence involved and how they affected a century: this is the story of the events that ended over sixty million lives and challenged our understanding of humanity. Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour…

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Lasting six years and a day, the Second World War saw the lives of millions – soldiers and civilians, young and old – changed forever. During the conflict, a thousand people died for each and every hour it lasted. With eighty-one of the world’s nations involved and affected in some...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 13, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007451199

ISBN - 13:9780007451197

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from World War Two Although a consise informative read, the book does not give one a good understanding of the political reasons behind the war and why it eventually came about. Rather, went straight into battle. Never the less gives an understanding of battles fought throughout the war and the conclusion of the war.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from It was all about Hitler!!! A great summary of WW2 for those of us that didn't pay as much attention as we should have in high school Social Studies.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from WW2 in 1 hour Basically cliff notes on WW2. It's a quick refresher on the accounts on Wor
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing and easy to read Highly recommended great way to quickly learn about ww2
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