The deadliest war in history brought to life through bold, easy-to-grasp maps.
Follow the key developments of World War II in unprecedented visual detail, with more than 100 specially created and historical maps covering all major theatres of war. Layers of information show how the conflict raged around the globe on land, air, and sea, while timelines provide an in-depth chronology of events. Stunning archival photographs, contemporary artefacts, and profiles of famous leaders reveal the full story of the war that shaped the modern world.
Written by a team of historians headed by Richard Overy as consultant, World War II Map by Map examines how the most destructive conflict in history changed the face of our world. It is perfect for students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts. Includes a foreword by broadcaster and historian Peter Snow.
Spokesperson: Peter Snow, MBE, is a highly respected journalist and broadcaster, known for his work with ITN and BBC's Newsnight. Peter is also the author of critically acclaimed history books, including To War with Wellington (2010) and When Britain Burned the White House (2013).
Consultant: Richard Overy is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Member of the European Academy for Sciences and Arts, and has published more than 30 books, including Why the Allies Won (2006) and The Bombing War (2014).