World War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection
Contains more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects. Also includes a collection of documents relating to WWII. Provides a clear understanding of the causes of World War II, exploring WWI and the role of the Western democracies in the origins of WWII. Examines home front developments in major countries during the war, such as race and gender relations in the United States. Explores the important roles played by women in WWII, and describes how the United States mobilized its economy and citizenry for total war. Discusses the Holocaust and establishes responsibility for this genocide.