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Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II as you’ve never seen it before with original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country’s newspaper of record.
The Times’ complete coverage of World War II is now available for the first time in this unique package. Hundreds of the most riveting articles from the archives of the Times including firsthand accounts of major events and little-known anecdotes have been selected for inclusion in The New York Times: The Complete World War II. The book covers the biggest battles of the war, from the Battle of the Bulge to the Battle of Iwo Jima, as well as moving stories from the home front and profiles of noted leaders and heroes such as Winston Churchill and George Patton.
A respected World War II historian and writer, editor Richard Overy guides readers through the articles, putting the events into historical context. The enclosed DVD-ROM gives access to more day-by-day coverage of World War II in The New York Times — from the invasion of Poland to V-J day with access to over 98,000 articles.
Beautifully designed and illustrated with hundreds of maps and historical photographs, it’s the perfect gift for any war, politics, or history buff.
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This is a book to lose yourself in, to witness the war transmuted into print for the masses of readers living through it and anxious to follow it's twists and turns. No less fascinating as a study of newspaper writing. Essential.