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This classic official photographic history from the U.S. Army’s Center of Military History presents a comprehensive portrait of World War II in Europe. Approximately 500 striking black-and-white photos, taken by military photographers assigned to the Signal Corps or affiliated with Yank Magazine, capture people, equipment, aerial operations, combat, and general life direct from the front lines. The book covers the activities of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, and records the dramatic events of 1942-1945, including the buildup of forces in the United Kingdom and the campaigns in North Africa, Middle East,. Sicily, Italy, and Southern France. All of the photos are drawn from the official holdings of the National Archives, and have been freshly reproduced for this edition. Full citations for each photo are listed in the back of the book to make it easy for interested readers to locate and purchase prints directly from the National Archives.
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There are approximately 500 black and white photos taken by military photographers assigned to the Signal Corps. Some photographers were affiliated with Yank Magazine. No civillian photographers were included in this book. The Center for Military History repurchases the photos from archives to produce a new layout.
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Book Description Department of the Army, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand new. Pristine, unmarked. 500-plus photographs with text of the United States Army in the war against Germany and Italy in the Mediterranean and adjacent areas. In five sections: (1) North Africa and the Middle East; (2) Sicily, Corsica and Sardinia; (3) Italy 9 September 1943-4 June 1944; (4) Southern France; (5) Italy 5 June 1944-2 May 1945. Green cloth binding with Army eagle in bright gilt. A title from the U.S. Army in World War II Official History "Green Books" series. 2005 Second Edition (first printed 1951). // Shipped carefully packed in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 015621
Book Description Department of the Army, 2006. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11016072533X