1941 the Second World War in Photographs (BOK)

John Christopher

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At the beginning of 1941, Britain stood alone against Germany and Italy. The war in Africa dominated the headlines, with control of huge swathes of North African desert changing hands continually. At sea, Germany's Bismarck sank HMS Hood, but was soon sunk herself, while Fortress Britain endured night after night of the Blitz. The first turning point of the war came in June, with Germany's invasion of Russia, opening up a second front. The next would not come till December, when the war moved from beyond its European and African front lines to become a truly global conflict. Japan awoke the sleeping giant that was the USA with a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Simultaneous attacks on Hong Kong, Malaya and Indonesia saw huge parts of Asia firmly under Japanese control by the end of the year.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter John Christopher
Forlag
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445622095
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 272 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Photographs: collections, War & defence operations, Battles & campaigns