Mercer, Derrik (Ed.). & Legrand, Jacques (Coordinator).


Rep., 1994. 791 pp., numerous photo-ills., ills., maps & plans, some of which are cold. Pict., boards, 30 x 23cm. FINE. This momentous work gives a day-by-day record of events that occurred during the Second World War from September 1939 to August 1945. It covers all theatres of war and each of the services as it draws upon a wealth of sources to reveal events as they unfolded. The text is supported by countless photographs, illustrations, maps and plans, a number of which are in colour. Also included is a brief countdown to war and later a chapter on the 'aftermath of war, with statistics and arts. There is a glossary, full index, and three appendices detailing selected post-war lives, heroes and heroines and technology. This volume makes a significant contribution to any military collection.

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