The Routledge Atlas of the Second World War (Routledge Historical Atlases)

The Routledge Atlas of the Second World War (Routledge Historical Atlases)

Martin Gilbert


In The Routledge Atlas of the second one global War, Martin Gilbert graphically charts the war’s political, army, financial and social historical past via 257 illuminating maps. The atlas covers all of the significant occasions from the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 to the defeat of Japan in August 1945.

Focusing at the human – and inhuman – elements of the conflict, The Routledge Atlas of the second one international conflict includes exam of:

  • military, naval and air campaigns on all of the conflict fronts
  • the battle on land, at sea and within the air
  • the fiscal and social facets of the battle
  • the worldwide nature of the warfare, in armed wrestle and in soreness
  • the influence of the battle on civilians, either less than profession, and as deportees and refugees
  • the aftermath of the warfare: post-war political and nationwide obstacles; conflict graves; and the human expense of the conflict on each continent.

This paperback version contains a number of updates to current maps, in addition to ten new maps, in particular drawn for this version. the hot maps contain examinations of jap- American and African- American squaddies serving with the U.S. military, British ladies specific brokers, Belgium at battle, and the German profession of the Channel Islands.

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