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The West Point History of World War II, Volume 1

The West Point History of World War II, Volume 1

Authored by: Robert M. Citino, Edward J. Drea, 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 is a remarkable volume 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 up to mid-1942, when the scales began to tip in the favor of the Allies.

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

Major features include:

  • Custom-built animated maps of the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Luzon, the Bataan Death March, and Case Yellow
  • 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, and the Battle of Britain
  • 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:

  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

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