• Teaching, Language & Reference
      September 2008

      The Complete Illustrated History of World War II

      An authoritative account of the deadliest conflict in human history with analysis of decisive encounters and landmark engagements

      by Donald Sommerville

      This authoritative book begins with the aftermath of World War I, when new political movements and grievances took shape. The main section of the book then covers the war in detail from the advance of Nazi forces across Europe to Operation Barbarossa, and

    • History
      April 2010

      The Complete Illustrated History of The First & Second World Wars

      An authoritative account of two of the deadliest conflicts in human history with details of decisive encounters and landmark engagements

      by Donald Sommerville Ian Westwell

      This book begins by looking at the origins of World War I and then chronicles the war a year at a time. The second half of the book details the history of World War II, from the rise of Hitler and the persecution of the Jewish race to the attacks on Pearl

    • History
      April 2011

      The Ultimate Collected History of World Wars I & II

      A box set of two reference books with 1000 photographs

      by Ian Westwell Donald Sommerville

      This comprehensive boxed set brings together two expertly written accounts of the histories of World War I and II. Each book covers all aspects of the war, including detailed analyses of decisive encounters, and profiles of important political and militar

    • Warfare & defence
      January 2017

      THE HISTORY OF THE FIRST & SECOND WORLD WARS

      With more than 1000 evocative photographs, maps and battle plans

      by Donald Sommerville and Ian Westwell

      This comprehensive history begins by looking at the origins of WWI and then chronicles the war a year at a time. The second half of the book details the history of WWII, from the rise of Hitler and the persecution of the Jewish race to the attacks on Pear

    • History
      April 2011

      The Illustrated History of World War Two

      An authoritative and detailed account of the military and political events of the second world war, with over 350 photographs and maps

      by Donald Sommerville

      From the first shots fired at a Polish naval base in the morning of 1 September 1939 to the total victory of the Allies over the Germans and the Japanese surrender in 1945, this immense global military conflict was the most brutal in human history and aff

    • History
      October 2011

      AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR TWO

      A comprehensive directory of the military weapons used in World War Two, from field artillery and tanks to torpedo boats and night fighters, with more than 180 photographs Covers all the main weaponry of the Allies and the opposing military alliance, with

      by Donald Sommerville

      This comprehensive book brings together all the main weapons and technologies that were used during the war. The weapons are grouped chronologically and divided into three sections. The first, ArmyWeapons, features weapons used by the armies, such as Assa

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