Highly regarded for its concise clarification of the complexities of World War II, this ebook, World War II: A Short History, 5th edition (PDF) illuminates the course, origins, and long-range effects of the war. It provides a balanced account that analyzes both the Pacific and European theaters of operations and the connections between them. The 5th Edition incorporates new material based on the latest scholarship, offering updated conclusions on key topics and expanded coverage throughout.
The expert author examines the origins of World War 2, the legacy of World War 1, the road to war, the rise of the dictators, Germany’s march of conquest, the question of the 2nd front and the invasion of North America, globalization of the war, the allied bombing offensive, the home fronts, war in the Atlantic, and the triumph of the Allies. Ideal For World War 2 courses.