eBook World War II: The Essential Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Priscilla Roberts
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  • ISBN-10: 1610691024
  • ISBN-13: 9781610691024
  • DDC: 940.53
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 375 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

In this book an internationally renowned team of historians provides comprehensive coverage of all major campaigns and theaters of World War II, synthesizing the tremendous breadth and depth of source materials on this global conflict. It includes primary-source documents created by both famous leaders and average citizens.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Overview of World War II.
Causes of World War II.
Consequences of World War II.
1: Africa.
2: Atlantic, Battle of the.
3: Atomic Bomb, Decision to Employ.
4: Australia, Role in War.
5: Balkans Theater.
6: Bradley, Omar Nelson (1893–1981).
7: Burma Theater (1941–1945).
8: Canada, Role in War.
9: Casualties.
10: Central Pacific Campaign.
11: China, Role in War.
12: China–Burma–India (CBI) Theater.
13: Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874–1965).
14: Collaboration.
15: Combat Fatigue.
16: de Gaulle, Charles (1890–1970).
17: Eastern Front.
18: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890–1969).
19: Finland, Role in War.
20: France, Role in War.
21: Germany, Air Force.
22: Germany, Army.
23: Germany, Navy.
24: Great Britain, Air Force.
25: Great Britain, Army.
26: Great Britain, Navy.
27: Greece, Role in War.
28: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Bombing of (August 6 and 9, 1945).
29: Hitler, Adolf (1889–1945).
30: Holocaust, the.
31: Italy, Air Force.
32: Italy, Army.
33: Italy Campaign (1943–1945).
34: Italy, Navy.
35: Japan, Air Force.
36: Japan, Army.
37: Japan, Navy.
38: Latin America and the War.
39: MacArthur, Douglas (1880–1964).
40: Marshall, George Catlett (1880–1959).
41: Midway, Battle of (June 3–6, 1942).
42: Montgomery, Sir Bernard Law (First Viscount Montgomery of Alamein) (1887–1976).
43: Mussolini, Benito (1883–1945).
44: Nimitz, Chester William (1885–1966).
45: North Africa Campaign (1940–1943).
46: Northeast Europe Theater.
47: Patton, George Smith, Jr. (1885–1945).
48: Pearl Harbor, Attack on (December 7, 1941).
49: Poland, Role in War.
50: Prisoners of War (POWs).
51: Resistance.
52: Rommel, Erwin Johannes Eugen (1891–1944).
53: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882–1945).
54: Signals Intelligence (SIGINT).
55: Southeast Pacific Theater.
56: Southwest Pacific Theater.
57: Soviet Union, Air Force.
58: Soviet Union, Army.
59: Soviet Union, Navy.
60: Stalin, Josef (Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) (1879–1953).
61: Tōjō Hideki (1884–1948).
62: Truman, Harry S. (1884–1972).
63: United States, Army.
64: United States, Army Air Force.
65: United States, Marine Corps.
66: United States, Navy.
67: Western European Theater of Operations.
68: Yalta Conference (February 4–11, 1945).
69: Yamamoto Isoroku (1884–1943).
70: Zhukov, Georgiĭ Konstantinovich (1896–1974).
71: Primary Source Documents.
Appendix: Historical Dilemmas in World War II.
Chronology.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Editor.
List of Contributors.