The Story of World War II: Revised, expanded, and updated from the original t - eBook  -     By: Donald L. Miller
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Simon & Schuster / 2010 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781439128220
ISBN-13: 9781439128220
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Drawing on previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, prizewinning historian Donald L. Miller has written what critics are calling one of the most powerful accounts of warfare ever published.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 several 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 30 television documentaries and has written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, and other publications.

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