World War II was the most complex event in history, the consequences of which are still being felt today. Believing that one of the best ways to learn history is through biography, Famous Men of the Second World War tells the story of the war through the lives of thirty-one men (and women!). Famous Men of the Second World War investigates the lives of prominent men, including George Patton and Winston Churchill, as well as lesser-known men, including Carl Mannerheim and Chiang Kai-shek.
Famous Men of the Second World War attempts to shed light on topics often overlooked in World War II texts, examining the important role of China, Russia’s 1939 Winter War with Finland, the rescue of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust and the epic clash between Germany and Russian on the Eastern Front.
Review questions are included for each chapter to supplement home or classroom study.
Famous Men of the Second World War by Clark Highsmith
Published September 2011