The Second World WarBook - 2012
Using the most up-to-date scholarship and research, and writing with clarity and compassion, Beevor assembles the whole picture of the Second World War in a gripping narrative that extends from the North Atlantic to the South Pacific, from the snowbound steppe to the North African Desert, to the Burmese jungle, SS Einsatzgruppen in the borderlands, Gulag prisoners drafted into punishment battalions, and to the unspeakable cruelties of the Sino-Japanese War.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 940.54 BEE NVD
Characteristics: xii, 863 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: 2nd World War
From Library Staff
An excellent, highly readable overview by prize-winning historian Anthony Beevor. Includes fascinating personal narratives interwoven with the global conflict.