World War Two, A Very Peculiar History by Jim Pipe

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'World War Two, A Very Peculiar History' explores the most destructive event of the twentieth century, a war that defined and shaped the world we live in today. Jim Pipe introduces the nations, as well as individuals, that participated and the politics that drove them, alongside the Peculiar History-style fascinating trivia and quirky facts. In this book you can learn about mad British schemes and the atomic bomb, Nazi hunters and wartime songs, as well as comprehensive chapters about the origins and causes of World War Two, the rise of Hitler and the Third Reich, how the war was handled at home and much, much more. 'World War Two, A Very Peculiar History' is also packed with captivating anecdotes and interesting panels of mind-boggling information about World War II.

About Jim Pipe

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Jim Pipe has written numerous non-fiction books for children, many on historical subjects. He lives in Dublin, Ireland. David Salariya was born in Dundee, Scotland. He has illustrated a wide range of books and has created and designed many new series for publishers both in the U.K. and U.S.A. In 1989 he established The Salariya Book Company. He lives in Brighton with his wife, the illustrator Shirley Willis, and their son, Jonathan. Antram was born in Brighton, England. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist.
Published February 23, 2012 by Salariya. 192 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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