World War Two: history in an hour

Rupert Colley

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.

Soft cover, 97 pages.

World War Two: history in an hour