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The Battles of World War II

Dr. Christopher Catherwood

288 pages
Allison & Busby Ltd

The Second World War is without parallel in human history. The sheer carnage is staggering, with some estimating over 80 million people died as a result of the conflict. Catherwood brings an objective, informative voice to the vast detail on the subject of the war’s key battles, allowing you appreciate how it shaped the world we live in today.

Discover everything you need to know about:

• The prelude to war

• The Battle of Britain

• The USA’s entry into the war

• The Battle of Stalingrad

• The Battles in Asia; Iwo Jima, Hiroshima and Nagasaki

and much more.

Author Bio
Dr Christopher Catherwood is Emeritus Archives By-Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a supervisor at Homerton College, Cambridge. He has written many books and articles including Winston's Folly and A Brief History of the Middle East.