The deadliest war in history brought to life through bold, easy-to-grasp maps. Follow the key developments of World War II in unprecedented visual detail, with more than 100 specially created and historical maps covering all major theatres of war. Layers of information show how the conflict raged around the globe on land, air, and sea, while timelines provide an in-depth chronology of events. Stunning archival photographs, contemporary artefacts, and profiles of famous leaders reveal the full story of the war that shaped the modern world.Written by a team of historians headed by Richard Overy as consultant, World War II Map by Map examines how the most destructive conflict in history changed the face of our world. It is perfect for students, general readers, and military history enthusiasts. Includes a foreword by broadcaster and historian Peter Snow.