- Author:Mike Wright
- Publisher:Presidio Press (February 17, 1998)
- Pages:368 pages
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Xix, 345 pages : 23 cm. This history of World War II omits the "endless lists of battles, dates, and commanders" and focuses on the human side of the wa. Jacket. Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-333) and index
Xix, 345 pages : 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-333) and index.
If World War II is "new" to you, this book is a good place to start for an overview of the events. series should be in history classes. If you have studied the war, you could easily read just those chapters which intrigues I enjoyed this book that is written in an easy to understand entertaining voice. Frequently makes connections when presenting information that I already knew. Jun 26, 2012 Amber rated it it was amazing.
This whole year, almost every lesson was about world war II, we were taught the circumstances before the war itself . In Primary school, history was abut the Romans
This whole year, almost every lesson was about world war II, we were taught the circumstances before the war itself started . In Primary school, history was abut the Romans. It seemed every teacher covered this subject and it didn't matter if your previous teacher had also covered it. Most of my then knowledge of World War Two was gained from black and white films made in the 1950’s. These included; ‘ The Colditz Story, The Desert.
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By including hundreds of interesting anecdotes and facts, Wright not only piques our interest repeatedly, he also gives areal feel for the war era. -Manchester Journal Inquirer. An excellent overview. interesting chapters on spies, POWs, censorships, and the building of the atomic bomb. The Post and Courier. 9 - 10 Hours to read. Rate it .
Mike Wright is an award winning television writer and producer in Chicago. This book should be read as an overall guide to WW II history
Mike Wright is an award winning television writer and producer in Chicago. This book has 24 chapters, a ‘Selected Bibliography’, and an ‘Index’. This is a cultural history, not a detailed history on a particular subject. This book should be read as an overall guide to WW II history. Mike Wright’s experience as a TV writer and producer allows him to pick interesting stories to educate and entertain the reader. The nine pages of Bibliography must have omitted most of the books published in the previous sixty years. He could have written many more books on WW II without any repetition. The ‘Epilogue’ contains the author’s reminiscences about WW II and contrasts that to today’s world.
Published November 26, 2002 by I Books.
Book Format: Choose an option. What They Didnt Teach You. Publisher. Random House Publishing Group. This is the story of the vitality and resilience of human beings, more than of the violence of battle.
Mike Wright is the author of the "What They Didn't Teach You. Future volumes will cover the sixties & the twentieth century. Wright, an Emmy-winning television writer, lives in Chicago. In addition to the American Revolution, he has tackled the Civil War, World War II, & the Wild West. Библиографические данные. What They Didn't Teach You about the Civil War What They Didn't Teach You Series.
Provides a different view of World War I.
The author of What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War focuses on the resilience and vitality of humankind and World War II, both on the American home front and in the trenches in an anecdotal history that reveals a host of little-known facts about the war. Reprint.
Two Polish doctors saved 8,000 Jews by injecting them with a vaccine containing dead typhus. World War II cost every person living in the . The Germans weren't sent to the camps if they had typhus. Willing, but not able.