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"TIME-LIFE World War II in 500 Photographs" by TIME/LIFE BOOKS

'TIME-LIFE World War II in 500 Photographs' by TIME/LIFE BOOKS

★★★★ This 2014 Time Life Books release is a nicely-done visual guide to the Second World War. Arranged chronologically, it offers up page after page of black and white or color photographs depicting battlefield and home front events as well as personalities such as FDR, Churchill, Hitler, Himmler, Stalin, Eisenhower, Patton, etc. The images are complimented by an easy-to-follow text that explains the many facets of the most significant event of the 20th Century. The book also includes timelines so readers can follow the ebb and flow of wartime events around the globe.

Reviewed by Mike O.


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