Author(s): Holmes Richard
ÃÂ«World War II in PhotographsÃÂ» distills the very best of the Imperial War Museum's remarkable and vast photographic collection.This outstanding book features many unseen images of the war, covering all theaters of operation and including the work of such renowned photographers as Cecil Beaton and Bill Brandt. In unprecedented and devastating detail, WorldWar II in Photographs illustrates the story of a conflict that shaped all our lives. It was fought on every continent and in every ocean, and changed many of the boundaries on the world map. Many of the events shown Ã¢ÂÂ Pearl Harbor, the D-Day Landings, or the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima Ã¢ÂÂ are scenes with which we are so familiar they are ingrained on our consciousness. However, this book goes beyond the familiar, presenting images that have been rarely, if ever, seen. World War II in Photographs is a stunning testament to the personal sacrifice and heroism of the men and women who experienced the war.