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World War II Visual Encyclopedia

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This comprehensive visual encyclopedia explores World War II in fascinating detail and explains why this global event must never be forgotten. World War II: Visual Encyclopedia shows children the causes, battles, people, and aftermath, while cutting-edge CGI technology brings infamous events back to life. Learn about weaponry, tanks, ships, aircraft, campaigns, and military strategies. Read firsthand accounts of major campaigns and battles throughout the war. Uncover hundreds of biographies of wartime leaders and brave soldiers who served on the battlefields. Find out how technological advances influenced the final outcome. Key information is available at a glance, alongside data boxes, facts and stats, and inspiring quotations. From the fastest fighter plane to the longest battle, you'll discover everything you ever wanted to know, and much, much more. Whether you're a history buff or simply want help on a school project, this standout reference covers every aspect of World War II and the important part it has played in world history

World War II

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Details on major weapons, ships, vehicles, aircraft, tanks, along with a recounting on every major campaign and battle, and hundreds of biographies of military and civilian leaders are collected in this visual encyclopedia of World War II. Illustrations.

World War II Visual Encyclopedia

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This comprehensive visual encyclopedia explores World War II in fascinating detail and explains why this global event must never be forgotten. World War II: Visual Encyclopedia shows children the causes, battles, people, and aftermath, while cutting-edge CGI technology brings infamous events back to life. Learn about weaponry, tanks, ships, aircraft, campaigns, and military strategies. Read firsthand accounts of major campaigns and battles throughout the war. Uncover hundreds of biographies of wartime leaders and brave soldiers who served on the battlefields. Find out how technological advances influenced the final outcome. Key information is available at a glance, alongside data boxes, facts and stats, and inspiring quotations. From the fastest fighter plane to the longest battle, you'll discover everything you ever wanted to know, and much, much more.Whether you're a history buff or simply want help on a school project, this standout reference covers every aspect of World War II and the important part it has played in world history

Aircraft of World War II

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World War II

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World War II: Visual Encyclopedia profiles the soldiers who served, as well as key events and the technology of war. Find the facts about the most cunning strategists, the longest battles, the fastest fighter planes, and much more in this spectacular visual dictionary. Key information is available at a glance, with data boxes, facts and stats to dip into alongside cutting-edge CGI technology that bring these infamous events to life. Packed with profiles of the people, places and events, from Winston Churchill to Pearl Harbor, World War II: Visual Encyclopedia explores this historic event that shaped our world.

World War II Visual Encyclopedia

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This book includes a detailed description of every major weapon and weapons system used by the combatants on both sides throughout the war: ships, aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery pieces and small arms. It also includes concise biographies of the leaders and notables of the war, civilian and military. It also recounts in outline the major campaigns and battles on every front and relates the outcome of one to another.

U S Ghost Army

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"Describes the special unit in World War II known as the U.S. Ghost Army, and how it used fake props and special effects to mislead German forces in several important missions"--

World War II A Student Encyclopedia 5 volumes

Author : Spencer C. Tucker
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Designed with the more visual needs of today's student in mind, this landmark encyclopedia covers the entire scope of the Second World War, from its earliest roots to its continuing impact on global politics and human society. Over 1,000 illustrations, maps, and primary source materials enhance the text and make history come alive for students and faculty alike. ABC-CLIO's World War II: A Student Encyclopedia captures the monumental sweep of the "Big One" with accessible scholarship, a student-friendly, image-rich design, and a variety of tools specifically crafted for the novice researcher. For teachers and curriculum specialists, it is a thoroughly contemporary and authoritative work with everything they need to enrich their syllabi and meet state and national standards. Ranging from the conflict's historic origins to VJ Day and beyond, it brings all aspects of the war vividly to life—its origins in the rubble of World War I, its inevitable outbreak, its succession of tumultuous battles and unforgettable personalities. Students will understand what the war meant to the leaders, the soldiers, and everyday families on home fronts around the world. Featured essays look at Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, the atomic bomb, and other crucial events, as well as fascinating topics such as signals intelligence and the role of women in war. A separate primary source volume provides essential source material for homework, test preparation or special projects. With a wealth of new information and new ideas about the war's causes, course, and consequences, World War II will be the first place students turn for the who, what, when, where, and—more importantly—the why, behind this historic conflict. 950 A–Z entries, including lengthy biographies of individuals, studies of battles, details of weapons systems, and analyses of wartime conferences—all of the topics students look for, and teachers and educators need to have for their classes Over 270 contributors, including an unprecedented number of non-U.S. authorities, many from Japan and China, giving students a truly global understanding of the war An inviting design incorporating 600 photographs, including contemporaneous images of individuals, scenes from the front lines, posters, and weapon technologies A separate primary source volume offering a wide array of materials ranging from official documents to personal correspondence An early section of 70 detailed geopolitical and military maps, show students the basic sweep of the war

Reference User Services Quarterly

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Hitler Speeches and Proclamations 1932 1945

Author : Adolf Hitler
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Visual Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft

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Provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to every major military aircraft type ever flown, all illustrated with a detailed profile artwork, accompanied by brief details and specifications.

Computers a Visual Encyclopedia

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Geared as an introduction to computers, this visual encyclopedia covers such topics as artificial intelligence, desktop publishing, e-mail, batch files, and the Internet

The British National Bibliography

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Choice

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The Best Books for Academic Libraries World history

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Books recommended for undergraduate and college libraries listed by Library of Congress Classification Numbers.

American Book Publishing Record

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Library Journal

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Running Press Cyclopedia

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venient, portable reference guide. Newly revised in full color, Cyclopedia is still the easiest way to have more than 20,000 facts at your fingertips, with topics ranging from biographies to historical figures to scientific theories, geographical data, timelines of major events, and more. More than 800 color diagrams, maps, charts, and symbols.

The American Peoples Encyclopedia

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Encyclopedia of War and American Society

Author : Peter Karsten
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The impact of war on American society has been extensive throughout our nation's history. War has transformed economic patterns, government policy, public sentiments, social trends and cultural expression. SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of War and American Society. This Encyclopedia is a comprehensive, highly-credentialed multidisciplinary historical work that examines the numerous ways wars affect societies. The three volumes cover a wide range of general thematic categories, issues, and topics that address not only the geopolitical effects of war, but also show how the U.S. engagement in national and international conflicts has affected the social and cultural arena. Key Features Explores and analyzes three types of effects of war—direct effects, interactive relationships, and indirect effects—to illustrate the range of connections between war and American society Probes the correlations between our wartime expeditions and the experiences of the greater American society not limited to just the war years but also demonstrates how the wartime event impacted society after the conflicts ended Offers readers a host of documents including passages from letters, diaries, autobiographies, official documents, novels, poems, songs, and cartoons, as well as images, graphs, and a number of tables of relevant data, surveys, and public opinion polls to extend their research capabilities Concentrates mostly on the last 100 years to give more coverage on this often neglected wartime era Key Themes Arts and Culture Civil-Military Relations Economy and Labor Education (both military and civilian) Environment and Health Journalism and Media Law and Justice Military Leaders and Figures Planning, Command and Control Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Religion Science and Technology Veterans' Issues and Experiences The Wars themselves and their civilian and military leaders The Encyclopedia of War and American Society is a must-have reference for all academic libraries as well as a welcome addition to any social science reference collection.