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A companion to World War II

Thomas W. Zeiler

A companion to World War II

by Thomas W. Zeiler

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Hoboken .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesCompanion to World War Two
    Statementedited by Thomas W. Zeiler, with Daniel M. DuBois
    SeriesWiley-Blackwell companions to world history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD743 .C557 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25316681M
    ISBN 109781405196819
    LC Control Number2012017188

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Zeiler and Daniel M. DuBois, have assembled an impressive collection of fifty-eight historiographic essays. Liberally laced with quotes and eyewitness accounts and featuring more than illustrations, The Library of Congress World War II Companion is an incomparable resource for understanding the events and the people -- from political leaders to ordinary GIs, from spies to slave laborers -- involved in the greatest conflict in human history.1/5(1).For a fat single volume history of the war only, Max Hastings' Inferno is good.

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