Book of War Stories
Written by Paul Dowswell
Illustrated by Ian McNee
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Even as the First and Second World Wars get further away in history, they remain a subject of fascination for the young, and no wonder: the conflict brought out very best and the very worst in mankind. Paul Dowswell recounts some of the most dramatic events from the wars in this excellent collection, giving readers first-hand insight through the stories of the individuals involved. Some of those featured include Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson who in 1916 shot down a German airship, destroying for ever their myth of invincibility; Mata Hari, the Dutch born dancer who is remembered as one of the most famous spies ever; and Vasily Zaitsev, Stalingrad’s legendary Russian sniper. With maps, illustrations and photographs too, this is a fascinating book.
Book of War Stories by Paul Dowswell
Published in association with the Imperial War Museum.
Each story is illustrated with original photographs, as well as maps and black and white illustrations.
Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction.
About the Author
More books by Paul Dowswell
Usborne Publishing Ltd
1st August 2015
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