World War II : a chronology of war / edited by Raymond K. Bluhm, Jr.
Publication year: c2008.
Call Number D743.5 .W682 2008
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York : Universe
ISBN: 9780789399830 0789399830
Contributors to World War II sections of the original chronologies include: "The Army Historical Foundation, Naval Historical Foundation, Marine Corps Association, The Air Force Historical Foundation"--P. 4.
Originally published as four separate service chronologies: U.S. Army : a complete history by Raymond K. Bluhm, Jr. with Bruce Jacobs ; U.S. Navy : a complete history by M. Hill Goodspeed ; USMC : A complete history by Jon T. Hoffman ; and U.S. Air Force : a complete history by Dik A. Daso with the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum.
Additional information: 544 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 34 cm.
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Foreword by President George H.W. Bush -- Editor's note -- Prelude to War. 1938, the storm approaches -- 1939, an awakening nation -- 1940, a call to arms -- 1941, to the colors -- The war against Japan. 1942, Down, but not out -- 1943, the long road back -- 1944, contest of strength -- 1945, Year of reckoning -- 1946, a return to peace -- The war in Europe. 1942, meeting the enemy -- 1943, On land, sea, and air -- 1944, piercing the wall -- 1945, the final act.
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