World War II: Biographies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787638951
  • ISBN-13: 9780787638955
  • DDC: 940.53
  • Shipping Weight: 2.00 lbs ( .91 kgs)
  • 336 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 1999 | Published



Introduce your students to 31 noteworthy people who were involved in or affected by World War II. Part of the U·X·L® World War II Reference Library, World War II: Biographies offers informative essays ranging from 1,200 to 2,400 words. They cover political and military leaders, such as Stalin and Roosevelt, Eisenhower and Rommel, as well as people like Ernie Pyle (American journalist) and Franz Jagerstatter (German Catholic conscientious objector). It also includes approximately 65 photographs and illustrations, sidebars, glossary, timeline, sources for further study, and name and subject indexes.


"Packed with information. Recommended." -- The Book Report (Mar/Apr 2000)

— Carol Bomball

"A quality resource for students in middle school and above that profiles noteworthy military, government and civilian figures who play key roles in World War II." -- Social Studies Educator (October 1999) (

— Blanche Woolls and David

"This volume provides such interesting reading as well as factual information about each person listed that, should your budget be adequate, one copy should be placed in the non-fiction, circulating collection." -- Reference Reviews on (January 2000)

— Blanche Woolls and David