This authoritative and comprehensive survey features over 2, 400 entries. Subjects range from battles, soldiers, and military activities to politics, culture, and the Holocaust. Enlivened by 85 illustrations, its panoramic perspective encompasses WWII's enduring influences on the American way of life. qA unique and valuable look at the war.qaGeneral James DoolittleHis carrier force was not in position to participate in the battle of the CORAL SEA in May 1942 and a severe bout of ... Halsey later commented that it might have been better had he led the Philippine Sea battle and Spruance the battle of Leyte Gulf. ... The RAF Bomber Command designated the systematic attacks on the city as the Battle of Hamburg; its code name ... In the most destructive raid, 791 RAF bombers attacked the city on the night of July 24, 1943, aided for the first time by anbsp;...
|Title||:||World War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945|
|Author||:||Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-08-15|