Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. Lasting six years and a day, the Second World War saw the lives of millions - soldiers and civilians, young and old - changed forever.
During the conflict, a thousand people died for each and every hour it lasted.
With eighty-one of the world's nations involved and affected in some way, this was war on a truly global scale. Offering a wide overview of the major figures, politics and action on all sides, World War Two: History in an Hour provides a concise picture of the world upturned.
How the conflicts began, the violence involved and how they affected a century: this is the story of the events that ended over sixty million lives and challenged our understanding of humanity. Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour...