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The West Point History of World War II, Volumes 1 & 2

The West Point History of World War II, Volumes 1 & 2

Authored by: Robert M. Citino, Edward J. Drea, Robert W. Love, Jr., Geoffrey P. Megargee, Richard J. Overy, Clifford J. Rogers, Steve R. Waddell
Edited by: Clifford J. Rogers, Ty Seidule, and Steve R. Waddell

The West Point History of World War II, Volume 1 and 2 is a remarkable set of two volumes in the West Point History of Warfare series. Produced by Rowan Technology in collaboration with the U.S. Military Academy, these new chapters provide readers a World War II experience like never before—with animated maps, interactive timelines, and other custom-built digital tools that chronicles the period from the end of the First World War through the end of World War II.

The West Point History of World War II, Volume 1 & 2 is accessible across all platforms on Windows, Apple, and Android devices.

Major features include:

  • Custom-built animated maps for the Pacific Theater: the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Luzon, the Bataan Death March, the Battle of Guadacanal, the Battle of Tarawa, Operation Cartwheel, the Battle of Siapan, Advance to the Philippines, and the Battle of Okinawa
  • Custom-built animated maps for the European Theater: Case Yellow, Case Blue, Battle of Kharkov, Sicily invasion, Anzio invasion, D-Day invasion, and the Battle of the Bulge
  • 360-degree 3D models of military vehicles and an Enigma machine
  • Archival footage of World War II including the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Nazi Blitzkrieg attacks, the Battle of Britain, and D-Day invasion
  • Interactive data visualizations of national strengths and resources, manufacturing and production, and military schematics
  • Translations of propaganda material from Allied and Axis nations

Chapter List:

Volume 1:

  1. The Road to War
  2. German Years of Victory
  3. Britain Stands Alone
  4. The Germans Turn East: Operation Barbarossa and the Beginnings of the Final Solution
  5. Japan Strikes: From Pearl Harbor to Midway
  6. Peoples and Economies at War
Volume 2

  1. The Allies Turn the Tide
  2. Strategic Seapower and Airpower
  3. Waging Global War
  4. Victory in Europe
  5. Defeat of Japan
  6. Occupation, Demobilization, and Assessing Victory

ISBN: 978-1942049166

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