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Chasseaud, Peter, author.

Mapping the Second World War / Peter Chasseaud.

Additional Title(s):

Subtitle on cover: History of the War through maps from 1939 to 1945.

First edition.
Glasgow : Collins : Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers ; London : in association with Imperial War Museums, 2015.
Physical Description:
303 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Reference Library
G1038 .C43 2015 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Maps on endpapers.
Includes bibliographical references (page 298) and index.
Subject Terms:
Military campaigns.
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- Maps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps.

  • Chapter 1. 1918-1939: the Treaty of Versailles to the Invasion of Poland
  • Chapter 2. 1940: the German Invasion of Norway, the Low Countries and France
  • Chapter 3. 1940: the Battle of Britain and the German Invasion threat (Operation Sealion)
  • Chapter 4. The Balkans and North Africa, 1940-3
  • Chapter 5. Barbarossa: The German Invasion of Russia, 1941
  • Chapter 6. The War in Asia and the Pacific, 1941-2: Pearl Harbor to Midway
  • Chapter 7. Russia and the Eastern Front 1942-4: Stalingrad, Kursk and the relief of Leningrad
  • Chapter 8. The War at Sea
  • Chapter 9. The War in the Air: strategic bombing
  • Chapter 10. Sicily and Italy
  • Chapter 11. Planning for the Normandy Landings: Neptune and Overlord
  • Chapter 12. D-Day to VE-Day
  • Chapter 13. The Eastern Front and the Defeat of Germany 1944-5
  • Chapter 14. Burma and the Pacific after Midway: 1942-5
  • Afterword
  • German military terms
  • Glossary: list of abbreviations.