The #1 bestseller that launched the entire series. Boys LOVE this book and its companion volume, World War II Pacific.
"My 10-year-old son is a WWII history nut and he loves these books. He poured through them, reading them every night in bed with his little flashlight. “Just 5 more minutes mom!” -- 5 stars Mary V
Beginning with Hitler's invasion of Poland, this book journeys to the front lines of the war’s most stunning clashes. Boys will discover both the ingenious inventions of warfare and the raw nature of fighting on the front lines.
In chronological order, boys journey through the battles across the European continent and into North Africa.
Among the stunning clashes:
The Winter War: How brave Finnish soldiers protected their homeland from Josef Stalin's Red Army.
Battle of Stalingrad: A brutal clash between German and Russian armies that descended into street fighting and hand-to-hand combat.
Battle of Kursk: The world's largest tank action
Operation Mincemeat: A James Bond-worthy secret deception that fooled the Nazis and saved thousands of lives.
D-Day: The surprise Normandy invasion that required a truly exceptional level of courage and changed the course of the war.
Filled with historic photographs, maps, and notable biographies of soldiers, Great Battles for Boys: World War II Europe delves into the leaders of this massive conflict from Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill to Generals Eisenhower and Patton.
Boys also learn about the weapons, tactics, and strategies that toppled the Axis Powers and brought Victory in Europe.
Each chapter ends with suggestions for further age-appropriate books and movies that the whole family can watch.
If your son likes action-packed accounts, authentic details, and short but exciting chapters, then he’ll love this book.
PRAISE FOR THE GREAT BATTLES FOR BOYS SERIES
"This book should be in school libraries everywhere. It is a treasure trove of information that is engagingly written that makes one feel they are in a great classroom with a great instructor sharing his knowledge in a fun way." —Top 500 Amazon Reviewer
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