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World War II : The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection (Hardcover) (Spencer C. (EDT) Tucker)

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This five-volume reference for general readers and students in high school and up features 1,700 entries and volume of documents, plus a wealth of b&w historical photos and maps. In addition to war fronts, battles, and military strategies, the reference also describes home front conditions in various countries and looks at role of women in the war, the Holocaust, and the war in film and literature. Volume 1 contains alphabetical entries A-D and also includes essays on the origins of the war, an overview of the war, and a summation of the legacy of the war. The next three volumes continue with alphabetical entries; in addition to entries T-Z, Volume 4 also gives information on medals and decorations, military organization, and rank structures, along with a chronology and glossary. Volume 5 offers about 400 pages documents, with a total of 241 documents, including excerpts from books, speeches, legislation, military documents, and government reports. The documents have been selected to reflect both diplomatic and military sources and to shed light on the domestic consequences of the war. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 52471
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Spencer C. (EDT) Tucker
Language: English
Street Date: September 6, 2016
TCIN: 51721836
UPC: 9781851099689
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-5417
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