Story of World War II: Revised, Expanded & Updated from the Original Text by Henry Steele Commager  -     By: Donald L. Miller
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Story of World War II: Revised, Expanded & Updated from the Original Text by Henry Steele Commager

Simon & Schuster / 2002 / Paperback

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Drawing on previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, prizewinning historian Donald L. Miller has written what critics are calling one of the most powerful accounts of warfare ever published. Here are the horror and heroism of World War II in the words of the men who fought it, the journalists who covered it, and the civilians who were caught in its fury. Miller gives us an up-close, deeply personal view of a war that was more savagely fought -- and whose outcome was in greater doubt -- than readers might imagine. This is the war that Americans at the home front would have read about had they had access to the previously censored testimony of the soldiers on which Miller builds his gripping narrative.
Miller covers the entire war -- on land, at sea, and in the air -- and provides new coverage of the brutal island fighting in the Pacific, the bomber war over Europe, the liberation of the death camps, and the contributions of African Americans and other minorities. He concludes with a suspenseful, never-before-told story of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, based on interviews with the men who flew the mission that ended the war.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 704
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0743227182
ISBN-13: 9780743227186
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Drawing on previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, prizewinning historian Donald L. Miller has written what critics are calling one of the most powerful accounts of warfare ever published. Here are the horror and heroism of World War II in the words of the men who fought it, the journalists who covered it, and the civilians who were caught in its fury. Miller gives us an up-close, deeply personal view of a war that was more savagely fought -- and whose outcome was in greater doubt -- than readers might imagine. This is the war that Americans at the home front would have read about had they had access to the previously censored testimony of the soldiers on which Miller builds his gripping narrative.
Miller covers the entire war -- on land, at sea, and in the air -- and provides new coverage of the brutal island fighting in the Pacific, the bomber war over Europe, the liberation of the death camps, and the contributions of African Americans and other minorities. He concludes with a suspenseful, never-before-told story of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, based on interviews with the men who flew the mission that ended the war.

Author Bio

Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College and author of nine books, including City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America, and Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America. He has hosted, coproduced, or served as historical consultant for more than thirty television documentaries and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. Visit DonaldMillerBooks.com.

Editorial Reviews

David McCullough Author of John Adams A major publishing event. Donald Miller's additions to the original account are outstanding, and the total effect is one few readers will ever forget.
James Bradley Author of Flags of Our Fathers This is the book that deserves to be titled The Story of World War II....If you seek the book that best conveys the "you are there" experience of history's greatest conflict, you hold that book in your hands.
Martin Blumenson Author of Patton Beautifully done. Donald Miller has made combat, wherever it occurred in World War II, alive and immediate.

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    December 28, 2010
    Becky
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    I gave this to my father for Christmas (he is a WWII veteran). He has read lots of books about the war, but he says this one is very good and has lots of interesting pictures, interviews, etc. Evidently it is not just a repeat of things he has already read. He was very pleased with it. Too bad it wasn't hardcover, but that would have been quite expensive anyway.
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