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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Lasting six years and a day, the Second World War saw the lives of millions – soldiers and civilians, young and old – changed forever. During the conflict, a thousand people died for each and every hour it lasted. With eighty-one of the world’s nations involved and affected in some way, this was war on a truly global scale. Offering a wide overview of the major figures, politics and action on all sides, World War Two: History in an Hour provides a concise picture of the world upturned. How the conflicts began, the violence involved and how they affected a century: this is the story of the events that ended over sixty million lives and challenged our understanding of humanity. Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour…


World War Two: History in an Hour
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World War Two
March 18th, 2015
Although a consise informative read, the book does not give one a good understanding of the political reasons behind the war and why it eventually came about. Rather, went straight into battle. Never the less gives an understanding of battles fought throughout the war and the conclusion of the war.
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It was all about Hitler!!!
June 24th, 2014
A great summary of WW2 for those of us that didn't pay as much attention as we should have in high school Social Studies.
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WW2 in 1 hour
November 28th, 2013
Basically cliff notes on WW2. It's a quick refresher on the accounts on Wor
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Amazing and easy to read
May 29th, 2013
Highly recommended great way to quickly learn about ww2
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