WORLD WAR II AND THE COLD WAR
Topics include the founding of the Soviet Union, Mussolini and fascism, Hitler’s rise, the Sino-Japanese War, the Nazi takeover of Austria and Czechoslovakia, the beginning of the war in Europe, American isolationism, the German conquest of western Europe and Scandinavia, Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, the Lend-Lease Act, Pearl Harbor, women’s contributions to the war effort, Japanese-American internment, the Fair Employment Practices Act, the OPA, rationing, war bonds, submarine warfare, the battle of Midway, the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, the battle of Stalingrad, Guadalcanal, the liberation of Italy, D-Day, concentration camps, V-E Day, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, V-J Day, and the establishment of the United Nations.
This title is part of the series: GRAPHIC U.S. HISTORY
Reading level: grades 4–5. Interest level: grades 5–12.