The #1 bestseller that launched the entire Great Battles for Boys series! Boys LOVE this book and its companion,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. In the chronological order of battles, boys will venture across the European continent and North Africa
Among the unforgettable battles:
The Winter War: Brave Finnish soldiers protect 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 withhistorical photographs, maps,andnotable biographiesof heroic soldiers,Great Battles for Boys: World War II Europe also delves into the leaders of this massive conflict, includingAdolf Hitler, Winston ChurchillandGenerals 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.
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"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