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American heritage new history of World War II ;; rev. and updated by Stephen E. Ambrose ; [based on the] original text by C.L. Sulzberger

Ambrose, Stephen E. ; Sulzberger, C. L.

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ISBN 10: 0670874744 / ISBN 13: 9780670874743
Published by Viking, New York, N.Y., 1997
Used Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
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Large quarto in black and sepia tone illus DJ; 628 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm ; Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-608) and index. "Historian Stephen Ambrose updates the classic World War II history written by C.L. Sulzberger."|| Contents: The descent into hell -- Blitzkrieg -- England alone -- Aresenal of democracy -- Japan strikes -- War at sea -- The desert war -- The war in the Soviet Union -- The politics of world war -- The secret war -- Counterattack in the Pacific -- Italy -- Over there -- The air war -- The home fronts -- The holocaust and other atrocities -- Assault on fortress Europe -- Closing in on Japan -- Smashing the third reich -- The end of the rising sun -- The legacy. || World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. World War, 1939-1945. Weltkrieg (1939-1945) Geschichte Bildband. Very fine in very fine DJ. As new First revised edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 18745

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Title: American heritage new history of World War ...

Publisher: Viking, New York, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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A comprehensive and riveting account of the six-year global conflict that transformed world politics and shaped the course of modern history includes hundreds of haunting images from renowned war photographers.

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The first edition of this book sold more than one million copies in 35 years and helped shape the way Americans remembered a recent war. Now thoroughly revised by the acclaimed historian Stephen E. Ambrose to help introduce a new generation of readers to the Second World War, this book tells the story of Blitzkreig, Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and Hiroshima better than any other. In words and pictures, it relates an epic struggle between the dueling forces of communism, fascism, and democracy. There is simply no better introduction to that titanic conflict available, and an estimated 70 percent of its text is new material by Ambrose. All ages can enjoy it, but the heavy graphic element makes this volume especially appealing to mature kids with an interest in history.

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