The Second World War in Photographs 1941 - A Global Conflict

The Second World War in Photographs 1941 - A Global Conflict

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The Second World War in Photographs 1941 - A Global Conflict

At the beginning of the year, Britain stood alone against Germany and Italy. The war in Africa dominated the headlines, with huge swathes of the North African desert changing hands continually.

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The first turning point of the war came in June, with Operation Barbarossa – Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union – opening up a second front in the east. The next would not come till December, when the war moved from beyond its European and African front lines to become a truly global conflict.

Japan awoke the sleeping giant that was the USA with a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Simultaneous attacks on Hong Kong, Malaya, the Philippines and Indonesia saw huge parts of Asia firmly under Japanese control by the end of the year.

John Christopher and Campbell McCutcheon tell the story of 1941 at war using many rare and often unpublished images, showing the rapidly changing nature of the conflict, as well as its impact on the everyday person. It is part of a year-by-year series documenting the Second World War from 1939 to 1945.

The Second World War in Photographs 1939
1940 - Britain Stands Alone
1942 - On The Offensive
1943 - The Turning Point
1944 - Liberation And Vengeance
1945 - A Brave New World

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Author: John Christopher and Campbell McCutcheon
Publisher: Amberley Publishing 2014
ISBN: 9781445622095
Format: Softback, 176 pages
Size: 234 x 165 mm
Condition: New

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