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World War II

World War II

Author: Maurice Isserman; John Stewart Bowman
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2003.
Series: America at war.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
Discusses the United States participation in WWII and its long-term consequences.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Isserman; John Stewart Bowman
ISBN: 0816049386 9780816049387
OCLC Number: 49610944
Description: xiii, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Splitting the world --
Background to war --
America's road to war --
Defeat in the Pacific --
Mobilizing for war --
The big three --
The tide turns in the Pacific --
The battle of the Atlantic --
Carrying the war to Hitler --
Mediterranean offensive: North Africa and Sicily --
Harnessing America's economic might --
Freedom's war at home --
Over there, overseas --
The secret war --
War in Italy: Salerno to the Rapido --
Breakout in Italy --
Air war over Europe --
Operation overlord --
D-Day --
The liberating army --
Victory over Nazism --
Pacific island-hopping --
Final push in the Pacific --
Atomic warfare --
Rendezvous with destiny.
Series Title: America at war.
Other Titles: World War 2
World War Two
Responsibility: Maurice Isserman ; John S. Bowman, general editor.


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