The War: An Intimate History 1941-1945 by Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward.  


I am pleased to offer at this time a The War: An Intimate History 1941-1945 by Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward.. I acquired this item last year at an auction in a box lot. Book is in very good condition and comes with its original jacket cover which only has minium edge wear. Pages are still quite crisp. These books originally sold for fifty dollars in the US when they came out back in 2007.

Key Details

Author:    Ken Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward
Language:    English
Publisher:    Alfred a Knopf Inc
Format:    Hardcover
ISBN:    9780307262837

Additional Details
Edition Number:    1

Length:    451 pages
Thickness:    1.2 in
Weight:    70.4 oz

Publisher's Note

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating war in history, in which between 50 and 60 million lives were lost.

Focusing on the citizens of four towns— Luverne, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama;—The War follows more than forty people from 1941 to 1945. Woven largely from their memories, the compelling, unflinching narrative unfolds month by bloody month, with the outcome always in doubt. All the iconic events are here, from Pearl Harbor to the liberation of the concentration camps—but we also move among prisoners of war and Japanese American internees, defense workers and schoolchildren, and families who struggled simply to stay together while their men were shipped off to Europe, the Pacific, and North Africa.

Enriched by maps and hundreds of photographs, including many never published before, this is an intimate, profoundly affecting chronicle of the war that shaped our world.

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