New York, 1st d., 1978. Xvi + 767 pp., photo-ills., + maps. D.j., 28 x 22cm. Small tear to top of d.j., o/w V.G. An essential reference, this book exceeds all others previous in its scope and depth of detail. Over 4,000 entries on World War II include issues, strategy, campaigns, battles, heroes and traitors, generals and admirals, statesmen and scientists, ships, airplanes, guns, and all other weapons, equipment and devices used, code names, intelligence secrets, double agents, conferences and treaties. Alphabetically arranged with a comprehensive index and 200 maps and photographs.