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World War II 1939-1945 (Discovering U.S. History)


"Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. Each title brings to life the people and events that have shaped the nation through a clear and entertaining narrative, interesting boxed insets, and lively full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Students will find these books valuable for reports, prime supplements to textbooks, or simply interesting reading.



Introduction: Into the Abyss of War 7
Map: A Military Nation, 1939 to 1945 12
1 Early Signs of War 15
2 American Isolationism 27
3 New Challenges and War 38
4 War Comes to America 51
5 A Two-Front War 64
6 The Home Front 82
7 Victory for the Allies 97
Chronology and Timeline 116
Glossary 123
Bibliography 127
Further Resources 129
Picture Credits 131
Index 132
About the Author and Consultant 136

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