Starting from a world divided in the early 20th century, you will understand how and why certain alliances formed between countries. Find out about the “Blitzkrieg” – or lightning war – and its devastating consequences. Discover what life was like for children during World War 2. Marvel at the code-breakers and how they devised groundbreaking technology to help nations gain an advantage over their enemies.
Revisit major events such as the Battle of Britain, D-Day invasion, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the use of the first atomic bombs in Japan. Finally, learn lessons from the aftermath of World War 2 and how they impact you – and people everywhere – today.
This book is suitable for readers over 9 years old.
This best-selling and comprehensive book for kids is packed with fascinating photographs, amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines. It describes the events and key players leading up to, during, and after World War 2 and also includes a giant fold-out poster, ideal for bedrooms or classrooms.