Item description for Time: Absolute Victory: America's Greatest Generation and Their World War II Triumph by Editors of Time Magazine...
In the last, triumphant months of World War II, young Americans won their nations greatest victoryor victories. For the war they won was a world war, a conflict fought on two very different fronts in two very different ways. In Europe, the battle-tested troops who had landed in Normandy on D-Day fought their way onto Adolf Hitlers doorstep, then crossed the Rhine and brought down the Nazis thousand-year Reich. Meanwhile, across the Pacific, sailors, Marines and airmen teamed up to invade a series of crucial islands Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Okinawarolling back a tough Japanese enemy and paving the way for the surprising end of the war with the dropping of an atom bomb on Hiroshima. Every step of every day, these members of The Greatest Generation were shadowed by reporters and photographers from two great American magazines, Time and Life. Now, the editors of Time have returned to these archives to compile a memorable, visually stunning portrait of those stirring times, Americas Greatest Generation and Their World War II Triumph.
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.94" Width: 7.95" Height: 0.94" Weight: 2.45 lbs.
Release Date Sep 6, 2005
ISBN 1932994734 ISBN13 9781932994735
Reviews - What do customers think about Time: Absolute Victory: America's Greatest Generation and Their World War II Triumph?
great book Nov 27, 2006
This book is wonderful for people who love WWII. It has great pictures and wonderful accuracy. This is the best World War Two book with pictures that I have read. If you like WWII, then you should get this book.