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Full of fascinating details and anecdotes, this is an accessible introduction to one of the most important, tragic, and costly events in history Charting the main military campaigns, this book examines the path to Allied victory and its impact on the countries involved. It explores such questions as Why did Hitler declare war on the U.S.? Why did the Allied powers out-produce the Axis powers? Who was the most effective leader? Should American and British strategy have been different? and Should the U.S. have dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? This engaging alternative to traditional textbooks includes discussion of the contemporary significance of the war.

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Alan Farmer is the author of The American Civil War Causes, Courses and Consequences 1803-1877 and An Introduction to American History 1860-1990.

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"The perfect way to get to grips with the great historical events."  —History Channel

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