9780233004709

The Second World War in 100 Objects The Story of the World's Greatest Conflict Told Through the Objects That Shaped It

  • ISBN 13:

    9780233004709

  • ISBN 10:

    023300470X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/07/2017
  • Publisher: Andre Deutsch

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Summary

See the history of World War II in an entirely new way: through 100 carefully chosen items, from the public to the deeply, poignantly personal.
Selected by two specialists in military history, this book offers a unique perspective on the Second World War by tracing its history through objects—from iconic items like the British Spitfire, the Purple Heart, and Hitler’s mountain retreat, to personal treasures that tell the moving stories of individuals, to official documents, medals, and badges. Organized chronologically, each one is accompanied by a brief description that highlights the article’s significance.

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