Scott Matthews

250 World War II Facts for Kids

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Did you know that Hitler was named Time Magazine’s Man of The Year? Or that there was a bear named Wojtek that worked in the Polish army? Did you know that the British were able to create artificial moonlight during night-time battles?
World War II was one of the most important events in 20th century history, and it shaped the course of Europe forever. But few people truly know about all the crazy things that went on during this turbulent time.
From exploding balloons to the attempted “death ray” that eventually evolved into the radar, inside this book you’ll discover all the gritty details and wacky facts about World War II that you’d never hear in a history class. Discover how this war began, why it was the most destructive conflict in history, and even how one weapon could fire a shell three miles (five kilometers) away and still destroy six feet (two meters) of concrete.
The perfect gift for history-loving kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews, this book delves into all the conflicts in the war, including Germany’s disastrous invasion of Russia, the air raids that decimated much of London, and why the US started communicating in the Navajo language.
So discover the famous battles, the military masterminds, and all the experimental weapons that shaped the course of world history and left a profound and lasting mark on modern life and culture.
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