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3 edition of Story of the world war found in the catalog.

Story of the world war

for young people

by William Lewis Nida

  • 246 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Hale book co. in Oak Park, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William L. Nida.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD525 .N4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23696167M
    LC Control Number17024226

    An accessible and thought-provoking introduction to the First World War and the Second World War, stunningly illustrated with dramatic contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps. This beautifully presented hardback book tells the story of both conflicts, from the trenches of the First World War to the battles and Blitz of World War Two. A European Tragedy. The First World War was a tragic and unnecessary conflict. Unnecessary because the train of events that led to its outbreak might have been broken at any point during the five weeks of crisis that preceded the first clash of arms, had prudence or common goodwill found a voice; tragic because the consequences of the first clash ended the lives of ten million .

    These books will help kids understand the events of one of the most interesting periods of modern history: World War II. On this list you'll find historical fiction to give context for the time period and convey what it really felt like for fighters on the front lines, kids and families back home, and Jews in hiding or sent to concentration camps.. You'll also find engaging nonfiction books. World War II was a global war that lasted from to Rising to power in an unstable Germany, Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist (Nazi .

    Graphic overview of historic conflict in 45 dramatic illustrations. Scenes from the battle of Britain, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, battle of Stalingrad, Allied invasion of France, dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, the battles of Iwo Jima and Nagasaki, the fall of Berlin, and more. Informative captions. Buy First World War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.


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