Showing posts with label World War II. Show all posts
Showing posts with label World War II. Show all posts

December 06, 2012

"The United States at War" Titles Now Available as eBooks!

We are excited to announce that our series "The United States at War" has now been added to our growing list of eBooks. They can be purchased from all of your favorite eBook retailers including:

Library editions of "The United States at War" series are available from Enslow Publishers or your preferred vendor.

This series provides an interesting look at American wars through well-researched text, vivid color and black-and-white photographs, and detailed maps. Young readers will not only learn about the important battles and military leaders, but what life was like on the home front for women and children, and the legacy these wars have today.

To learn more about "The United States at War" series

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September 01, 2011

On this date in 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland

Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany, ordered his army to invade Poland on September 1, 1939, igniting World War II in Europe. This bloody conflict ravaged Europe and millions of people died. Generals Dwight Eisenhower and George Patton led the United States armed forces across the Atlantic, helping the Allies claim victory. From the beaches of Normandy to the streets of Berlin, author R. Conrad Stein examines the important battles, the men and women who fought the war, and how this conflict changed the world.

August 15, 2011

Today is V-J Day

Library: 978-0-7660-3640-6
Grades 5–up
On this day in 1945 the Allies proclaimed today V-J Day, one day after Japan agreed to surrender unconditionally.

World War II in the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki starts with the attack at Pearl Harbor and ends with the news that was announced on August 15 in reference to Japan's surrender.

Author R. Conrad Stein explores the historic carrier-based naval battles, the "island hopping" campaigns, the home front, and the beginning of the atomic age.