The Second World War Story

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The Second World War started 70 years ago. The BBC History Magazine team have been working hard recently and we’ve published a separate special collector’s edition, the BBC History Magazine Second World War Story, on sale in WHSmith in the UK.

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This special edition covers most of the major events in the war, from the Battle of Britain, through the Battle of the Atlantic, the Eastern Front, D-Day and the atomic bombing of Japan to name a few. Big name historians, such as Ian Kershaw, Max Hastings and Antony Beevor are featured talking about these key moments. Also included are the stories of the people on the ground – sailors, soldiers, airmen and civilians – so it’s a comprehensive exploration of the subject.

Do have a look out for it. Good value, I think, at £5.99. You can find your nearest WHSmith by going to www.whsmith.co.uk

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You can also order it direct here or by calling 0844 844 0250 and quoting WW2WEB.