History; War; Scientific and military developments. Summary of The Second World War and its consequences, an alphabetical reference book persons, places, and events. and postwar problems in preserving peace. Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and special maps completely indexed. This war summary offers in compact form a complete survey of the Second World War. This Vol. also offers the publishers tribute to the heroic achievements and unflinching efforts of the American fighting man. (134 Pgs.) Illustrated. Pictorial end pages. Red boards with gilt lettering and designs. Very slight rub wear at edges. No marks or tears. BOOK VVVGAUTHOR: F. E. Compton & Co. PUBLISHER: Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia ISBN: YEAR: 1947 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: Second Ed.