The Second World War (50 Things You Should Know About)

Author(s): Simon Adams


The perfect introduction to the Second World War, this book breaks down six years of conflict into 50 manageable facts.

Each year of the war is introduced with a timeline featuring the key events and a map showing where the fighting took place and which countries were involved.

All the major events and battles are covered as well as entries on the home front, weapons and the cost of war giving a comprehensive and international introduction.

Events are recounted in succinct and easy-to-understand text while photographs bring the past vividly to life and fact panels provide facinating snippets of extra information.

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'This is an ideal introduction to the war, providing enough information to stimulate further research.' The English Association It's another winner from QED absolutely crammed to capacity with a ton of facts and figures for children to pore over, treated with a sensitive eye on the intended audience. Read it Daddy Packed with information, succinctly and attractively presented, this is an excellent way for children to learn about the key events of World War II. (...)Easy to read and remember, this is perfect for KS2 history. Parents in touch

SIMON ADAMS is a writer and editor of children's non-fiction and reference books, specializing in history, politics and current affairs. Simon was born in Bristol and studied history and politics at the London School of Economics and Bristol University, where he gained an MSc.

General Fields

  • : 9781784930356
  • : QED Publishing
  • : QED Publishing
  • : May 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Simon Adams
  • : Paperback
  • : 940.53
  • : 80