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World War II Definitive Visual History Book

Smithsonian World War II The Definitive Visual Guide reference book
  • What: World War II Definitive Visual History
  • When: 10 years and up
  • Why: Educational, complete, chronological
  • Where: Amazon

Want to give your kid all the joys of the WWII portion of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History without leaving home? If your kid pours over the pages of Battles That Changed History and Great Battles for Boys, you can give them even more history to digest. Do you have a child who can’t get enough information about World War II, despite devouring the World War II Visual Encyclopedia? If your child wants more of everything World War II, look no further than Smithsonian’s packed oversized book, World War II The Definitive Visual History on Amazon.

World War II: The Definitive Visual History book on Amazon

This big book comes chock full of reliable information from the Smithsonian. From the beginnings of the conflict, well before the first battle, to the final outcomes many years later, this book has it all. Divided into distinct time periods, each page spread covers one aspect of this world-changing conflict. Readers will find documents, photos, and much more to support the dense text on each page. Sidebars contain even more information in small chunks, while each page also features a highlighted quote from one of the main characters from history.

Smithsonian World War II The Definitive Visual Guide reference book table of contents
This book covers the entire history, including before and after the dates of the major conflict.

The tiny text means this book isn’t for the faint of heart. But if you know someone who loves their history, or wants to learn more at their own pace without resorting to a computer screen, this book can transport readers to a time of heroic deeds and deadly defeats.

Smithsonian World War II The Definitive Visual
Each page spread comes with images and lots of text.

My history-loving son has read and reread this book so many times we’ve both lost count. He loves the pages packed with facts and figures as well as the historical photos. He’s even been known to read it long after lights out and sleep with it overnight.

Smithsonian World War II The Definitive Visual History book
Special eyewitness account sections include historical photos.

Bring history to life for any fan thanks to this visual record book from the Smithsonian.

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