Weapons, Gear, and Uniforms of World War II (Equipped for Battle) Library Binding – January 1, 2012 by Michael Burgan (Author), Jennifer L. Jones (Consultant Editor)
Publisher : Capstone Press (January 1, 2012)
Language : English
Library Binding : 32 pages
ISBN-10 : 1429676507
ISBN-13 : 978-1429676502
Reading age : 8 - 14 years
Lexile measure : IG880L
Grade level : 3 - 9
Item Weight : 8.8 ounces
Dimensions : 7 x 0.31 x 9 inches
World War II was the largest, bloodiest war in history. Military forces from many nations battled with a huge range of powerful weapons and unique equipment. The war also marked the first use of atomic bombs in wartime. Discover the astonishing weapons, incredible gear, and unique uniforms used by the Axis and Allied forces.
About the Author
Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.