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Atlas of World War II : history's greatest conflict revealed through rare wartime maps and new cartography / Neil Kagan [editor], Stephen G. Hyslop [author] ; foreword by Kenneth W. Rendell ; Gregory Ugiansky, cartographer.

Author/Creator:
Hyslop, Stephen G. (Stephen Garrison), 1950- author.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
Format/Description:
Map/Atlas
1 atlas (255 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 36 cm
Scales differ (W 180°00ʹ00ʺ--E 180°00ʹ00ʺ/N 71°59ʹ00ʺ--N 11°57ʹ00ʺ)
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Other Title:
Atlas of World War 2
Atlas of World War Two
Cartographic Data:
Scales differ (W 180°00ʹ00ʺ--E 180°00ʹ00ʺ/N 71°59ʹ00ʺ--N 11°57ʹ00ʺ)
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
Military campaigns.
World War (1939-1945).
Form/Genre:
Atlases.
Scientific atlases.
Atlases.
Military maps.
Summary:
Explores the cartographic history of WWII through 114 maps charting naval, land, and aerial attacks from the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge. Rare maps include a detailed Germany & Approaches map used by Allied forces in the final stages of the war, full large-scale wartime maps of the world used by President Roosevelt, and Pacific theater maps used by B-17 pilots. Also includes wartime stories from the fields of battle, photographs, sketches, and confidential documents.
Contents:
Prelude to war, 1941: Blitzkrieg
Prelude to war, 1943: war in the Pacific
1942-1944: breaking Hitler's grip
1944-1945: victory over Germany
1943-1945: defeating Japan.
Notes:
"Official book of the International Museum of World War II"--Jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (page 252) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Kagan, Neil, editor.
Rendell, Kenneth W., writer of foreword.
Ugiansky, Gregory, cartographer.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
1426219717
9781426219719
OCLC:
1021083490
Publisher Number:
99981012084