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Published: 27 September 2001

352 Pages | 16 halftone plates, numerous maps and tables


ISBN: 9780192802071

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The Second World War

A Short History

R. A. C. Parker

  • Covers both the European and Far East wars
  • A balanced view of the causes and courses of the Second World War.
  • A manageable, authoritative treatment of military, diplomatic, and economic aspects of World War II.
  • A modest-sized yet absorbing history of the years between 1939 and 1945