Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War: An Illustrated History



Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War is a one-volume illustrated edition of selections from The Second World War, Churchill's epic six-volume history, which remains the definitive work on the war and a monumental literary achievement. Timed to appear during the fiftieth anniversary of the end of the war, Great Battles and Leaders presents Churchill's unique firsthand narrative of the most significant military operations and the greatest protagonists. This oversize volume is fully illustrated with 500 photographs, many of which have never been published or have not been seen in decades. From the attack on Poland to the dropping of the atomic bomb, Churchill's text reveals details of the greatest battles, including the invasion of France, Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, the Caucasus and Stalingrad campaigns, the battles of Midway and Tunis, the landings in Sicily, Salerno, and Normandy, and more.

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