World War II: The Definitive Visual History
Volume II: From the Invasion of Sicily to VJ Day 1943-45
By Richard Overy
About the BookThis second volume in the landmark series about WWII begins with the Allied invasion of Europe and ends with atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Here are some of the war s most dramatic moments: the use of V-weapons by the Nazis to maximize civilian casualties; D-Day and the battle for Normandy; the Battle of the Bulge, which broke Axis power in the West; and the brutal race to Berlin that finally extinguished the Third Reich.