World War II, 1st Edition

  • Susan E. Hamen
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1624013538
  • ISBN-13: 9781624013539
  • DDC: 940.54
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Born in violent revolution, the United States has been defined by military conflict. War has solved conflicts and shaped US policies. It has influenced the nation's culture, redefined its place in the world, and taken thousands of lives. Essential Library of American Wars chronicles these struggles and their causes. Readers will examine key battles and meet heroic leaders that changed the course of each war. They will explore essential technologies and weapons, and experience the war from the perspective of the foot soldier or concerned citizen. Oversized photographs and easy-to-read text allow students to delve into Essential Library of American Wars and discover the impact each war had on the nation's history and the lives of its citizens. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Day of Infamy.
2: Turmoil Abroad.
3: The Outbreak of War.
4: Halting the Nazi Advance.
5: The United States Enters the War.
6: The Tide Turns.
7: The War Touches Everyone.
8: A Violent End.
9: Aftermath.
The Scope of World War II.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.