Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II

ISBN-10: 0028627350

ISBN-13: 9780028627359

Edition: 1998

Authors: Mitchell G. Bard

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You're no idiot, of course. You know World War II was the "Good War," when America joined its allies to rid the world of evil. But when it comes to understanding the war and its impact, you feel like you're lost behind enemy lines. Don't surrender yet! From Hitler and Stalin to Roosevelt and Churchill, The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II arms you with the facts on this vital piece of world history, In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get comprehensive information on:
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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Dark Clouds Form Over Europe
Past Is Prologue
Those Who Repeat the Past
A Different Kind of Boom
Black Hats, White Hats, and Stalin
The Front Lines
War Is Hell
Dante's Soldiers
The Allies' Skeletons
True Freedom Fighters
From Abyssinia to Zyklon
The War That Didn't End All Wars
The Fuse Is Lit
Winners and Losers
No Garden Party at Versailles
Needed: An International Police Officer
A World Government for an Ungovernable World
A League of Their Own
A Hindenburg Without the Hot Air
A Law Against War
Brothers, Can You Spare a Billion?
Depressing Depression
People Don't Kill, Guns Do
A Wolf at the Door
The Little Artist Seeks a Bigger Canvas
Picture Imperfect
A Nazi Is Born
A Room with a Viewpoint
From Democrat to Dictator
The Terror Begins
Hitler Goes for the Gold
Follow the "Leader"
Might Makes Reich
The Bell Tolls for War
Oiling the War Machine
Lies and Allies
Drawing a Line at the Rhine
Americans Are Stuck in Neutral
Making Fascism Fashionable
Tanks Versus Spears
The Red Sun Also Rises
What Hemingway Missed
Peace in Whose Time?
The Anschluss Was No Sound of Music
"I Have No More Territorial Demands"
The Night of the Broken Glass
Czech Mate
Poles Apart
Entangling Alliances
Totalitarians Unite!
It Must Be War
Goose-Stepping Across Europe
The Nazis Roll Over the Poles
Britain Mounts a Confetti Campaign
A Merciless Victor
War Without Rules
Spy Versus Spy
Interested Spectators
The Winter of Stalin's Discontent
The Not So Phony War
The U-Boats
The Allies Start to Fight
Hitler Takes the Low Road
"Conquer We Must"
The French Are Fried
Miracle at Dunkirk
Those Left Behind
The Arc de Defeat
Puttin' on the Brits
America Takes a First Step
Wolves at Sea
Still Some Fight in the French
The Last Neutrals
The Battle of Britain
The Blitz
Hitler Declares Victory
An Arsenal for Democracy
America Inches Closer to the Spreading War
The Giant Awakens
War Is as Easy as ABC
Arms on the Installment Plan
Hitler Won't Take "No" for an Answer
Mussolini's Greek Misadventure
Stalin Protects His Back
Mercury Conquers Crete
The Atlantic Is Not the Pacific
Italy's Brief Empire
Enter the Desert Fox
Adolf Turns on Joe
Shifting Alliances
Mindless Bolsheviks
Stalin Tries to Buy Time
Moving on East
The War Is Won
Japan Threatens the West
The Atlantic Charter
The Sixth Man
Russians Dream of a White Christmas
So Close, Yet So Far
The Yanks Are Coming!
The Day of Infamy Arrives
Grabbing Supplies to Meet Demand
No Surprise from Japan
Empire Versus Empire
Black Sunday
Maybe Yamamoto Wasn't So Smart
Island Paradises No More
Germany Jumps In
War in the Pacific
America's U-Boats
Britain's Humiliation
I Shall Return!
The Bataan Death March
Doolittle's Raiders
Corralled in the Coral Sea
Midway Tips the Balance
America Takes Offense
We're Coming for You, Adolf
Huns First, Japs Later
Slaves of the Reich
No Let-Up in the Atlantic
Bombs Away
The White Rose
Russia's Cold Winter
Rommel's Wild Ride
Torching the Germans
America at War
The War Machine Revs Up
Women Go to Work
Hollywood Commandos
The Actors Fight for Real
Celebrities Find a New Spotlight
Athletes Play on a Different Field
War Is Good Politics
All the News That's Censored to Fit
America Interns Its Own
The Great Patriotic War
Segregation in the Army
The Tuskegee Airmen
Japanese-American GIs
Allies Kick Axis
The Axis Goes in Reverse
Envisioning Victory
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Better to Give Than Receive
They Sank My Boat
The Blood-Soaked Island of Tarawa
War Hits Home in Germany
Making Hamburger of Hamburg
Knocking Out Peenemunde's Rockets
Taking the War to Hitler
The Torch Is Passed
Fallout from the Fox's Fall
The Man Who Never Was
Sicily Is Rubbed Out
Benito Is Finito
Ike Takes Command
No Roman Holiday, Yet
Operation Shingle
Battle Royale at Cassino
The Eastern Front Falls Back
Hitler's Friends Urge Peace
The Red Army Rolls
Hitler's Blame Game
Foreshadowing a New Empire
Still Plenty of Fight in the Germans
Molotov's Diplomatic Cocktail
Here We Snow Again
The Big Three Finally Meet
Fend for Yourselves, Guys
Stalin's D Day
Pacific Island-Hopping
China Breaks Free
Reopening the Burma Road
Merrill's Marauders
Small Islands, High Human Cost
A Turkey Shoot
Planning For Japan
MacArthur's Return
The Battle of Bull's Run
Fighting the Japanese and the Elements
Japan Doesn't Know the War Is Over
Let Freedom Ring
Hitler's Secret Weapons
The Atlantic Wall
Patton's Phantom Army
Why Normandy?
The Battle of Berlin
Massing the Troops
D Day
We'll Start the War from Right Here
No Day at the Beach
While Hitler Slept
On to Paris!
Germany Gives Britain the Old V-1, 2
The Return of de Gaulle
For You the War Is Over
It Wasn't Hogan's Heroes
"H" Is for Hebrew
The Soldiers of Berga
The Horrors of Buchenwald
Murder at Mauthausen
Massacre at Malmedy
The Great Escape
Special Treatment
Prisoners in the Pacific
German POWs in the United States
The Ones Left Behind
Hitler Cheats Death
The Mark of Caen
The Assassins' Plot Explodes
The Allies Take Offense
The Liberation of Paris
The Offensive Runs Out of Gas
No Picnics at Market-Garden
The Politics of War
The Battle of the Bulge
Hungry for Hungary
Victory in Europe
No Happy New Year for Germany
Yalta Sets the Agenda
Dresden Goes Up in Flames
Hitler's Last Stand
FDR's Death Stuns the World
The Siege of Berlin
Bunker Pill
Il Duce's Reward
Germany Surrenders
Dividing the Spoils at Potsdam
The Red Sun Sets
Unfinished Business in the Philippines
Uncommon Valor
The Last Battle
Olympic and Coronet
The Power of a Particle
The Manhattan Project
Keeping the Weapon Secret
The Gadget Becomes a Reality
The Final Countdown
Ground Zero
Japan Surrenders
The Smoke Clears, and the Reckoning Begins
Night and Fog
The Nuremberg Laws
Nowhere to Run
The Nazi Euthanasia Program
The Final Solution
Building Walls Around the Jews
The Model Ghetto
The Einsatzgruppen
The Camps
Medical Experiments
Gypsies, Gays, and Jehovah's Witnesses
Anne Frank
Americans Also Died in Camps
What's Different About the Jews?
Liberators, Rescuers, and Avengers
Flying Around Auschwitz
The Danish Rescue
Righteous Persons
We Closed Our Eyes
"I Was Just Following Orders"
The Japanese Face the Music
"Justice" for the Victims of Berga
Still Hunting Nazis
Freedom's Heavy Price
Casualties of War
The People Behind the Statistics
Economies in Shambles
The Marshall Plan
Emerging from the Rubble
People Without a Country
Tools of War
A New Cold War Begins
The Nuclear Arms Race
The Disunited Nations
Telling the Story of World War II
Will World Wars End at Two?
Roll Call
Victims of the Holocaust
Recommended Reading
Marching in Time: A Chronology of World War II
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