World War II: The Illustrated Story of the Second World War (Classics Illustrated Special Issue)
Publish Date: 2015-09-01
Author: John M. Burns
To mark the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings, Classic Comic Stores special issue of Classics Illustrated, World War II, tells the astonishing and horrifying story of the Second World War in comic-strip format. Classics Illustrated traces the chronology of the most costly war in human history from its outbreak to its conclusion, with over 60 million dead, trials for crimes against humanity and a new, terrifying threat over the world: the atomic bomb! The book contains 100 pages - 96 of Classics Illustrated's famous comic-strip re-telling and 4 more pages dedicated to exploring the war further, with fascinating facts, pictures, discussion questions and more. All major events in the war are covered, including the coming to power of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, the Dunkirk evacuation, the Battle of Britain, the Siege of Stalingrad and many more. The book also has biographies of several major war leaders, from Winston Churchill to Erwin Rommel, Dwight D. Eisenhower to Hideki Tojo.