The Historical Atlas of World War II

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9780785831464: The Historical Atlas of World War II

Historical Atlas of World War II examines all the key events of the six-year conflict, with thoroughly researched text accompanied by 140 highly detailed maps. Incredible multimedia profiles of World War II's most significant battles make Historical Atlas of World War II the next best thing to a time machine.

With realistic maps, detailed accounts and vibrant illustrations, the book manages to transport the reader to famous World War II battles. Using state-of-the-art technology, special microchips translate the contours of a two-dimensional maps of battlefields into realistic renderings of actual landscapes. Illustrators then overlay these maps with all of the information at their fingertips-troop movement, weapon deployment, terrain conditions and weather. The book then brings to bear all the other available details of each battle, including battle plans, troop formations, strikes and counter strikes and troop strength. From this birds' eye vantage point, the reader is able to piece together the big picture of the six-year war and analyze the tactics and strategies at play. Historical Atlas of World War II also includes profiles of the commanders outlining their abilities and backgrounds.

Coupled with hundreds of colorful illustrations, the book's detailed maps and wealth of information put the reader in the shoes of a soldier at the D-Day assault on Omaha beach, the Battle of the Bulge and the US dive-bomber attack on Japanese aircraft carriers. Prepare to see what is perhaps one of the most significant wars of our time as you've never seen it before.

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Book Description:

Charting the most cataclysmic event in humany history, this is collection of over 170 maps detailing every aspect of World War II. From warfare expansions to mass evacuations, see how each factor was plotted and how some went awry.

About the Author:

Malcolm and Alexander Swanston have been writing and mapping history for over thirty years, working on subjects ranging from Ancient Rome to Vietnam and beyond. They have created maps detailing key events in warfare for a wide range of publications, including The Historical Atlas of World War II.Malcolm and Alexander Swanston have been writing and mapping history for over thirty years, working on subjects ranging from Ancient Rome to Vietnam and beyond. They have created maps detailing key events in warfare for a wide range of publications, including The Historical Atlas of World War II.

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