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Real History of World War II A New Look at the Past

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ISBN-10: 1402779992

ISBN-13: 9781402779992

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alan Axelrod

List price: $21.95
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In a refreshingly fearless, colloquial voice, acclaimed historian Alan Axelrod recounts the key events of World War II with unflagging humanity, drama, and straightforward explanations of their significance, weaving a story as engrossing and multifaceted as a great novel. As with the series' first entry,The Real History of World War IIremains authoritative, non-academic, and appealingly designed with illustrations, maps, and more. It's a unique approach that makes this enormous saga understandable to every reader, and favors gripping storytelling over a strictly dry and plodding chronological account. Axelrod brings you right into every theater of the war, one by one, capturing all its most…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 6/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Alan Axelrod was born on August 25, 1952, in New York. He was educated at Northeastern Illinois University and University of Iowa. He is a leading writer about American history, and is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History. In his books, Axelrod presents the facts, details, and faces that have helped shape the history of the United States. Axelrod has served as a consultant to several museums and institutions. He has received numerous honors, including a National Cowboy Hall of Fame Award in 1991.