Blitzkrieg: Book 1 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War: (WW2 #1)

Blitzkrieg: Book 1 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War: (WW2 #1)

by James Holland, Keith Burns

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Overview

Part of the ALL-NEW Ladybird Expert series.

Learn about the fall of Europe in the Second World War in one of the most successful military strategies of modern warfare in this accessible, insightful and authoritative account.

Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story.

You'll find out how Hitler quickly turned Germany into a war machine: the recruitment of key allies, control over German media, the significance of Poland and military attitudes towards the power of Germany's armies.

Inside, you'll discover . . .

- Why the Germans allied with the Soviet Union
- Why it was so easy for Germany to invade Poland
- The propaganda war in Germany, France and Britain
- Why the German approach to war was called Bewegungskrieg
- The power of radio
- And much more . . .

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405929479
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Series: Ladybird Expert Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 561,372
File size: 55 MB
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About the Author

James Holland is an award-winning historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of best-selling histories including Battle of Britain, Dam Busters, and most recently, The War in the West, he has also written nine works of historical fiction, including the Jack Tanner novels. He has presented - and written - a large number of television programmes and series, and is also Co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival. He can be found on Twitter as @James1940.
Keith Burns was born in Ireland but grew up on the Isle of Man. As well being an acclaimed comic book artist, collaborating with Garth Ennis on Jonny Red, he is an award winning member of the Guild of Aviation Artists. He was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum for their Extraordinary Heroes exhibition and work has been shown in the Royal Air Force Club.

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