Normandy, Bastogne, Dunkirk, Anzio … Pearl Harbor, Bataan, Guadalcanal, Hiroshima … names that resonate through the hallowed history of World War II. Follow in the footsteps of history with The 25 Essential World War II Sites: European Theater and The 25 Best WWII Sites: Pacific Theater, the world’s first—and only—comprehensive travel guides to the European Theater in WWII.
Inside these two volumes, you’ll find the ultimate travelers’ guide to battlefields, museums, and monuments, along with:
- More than 500 individual points of interest in each book
- Detailed histories of significant battles
- Sites related to Band of Brothers, The Pacific, and other major war films
- 40+ color photographs in each book
- Dozens of detailed maps that make locating famous and hidden attractions easy
For the casual traveler or the dedicated WWII history buff, The 25 Essential World War II Sites: European Theater and The 25 Best WWII Sites: Pacific Theater are essential parts of any trip to Europe or Asia-Pacific. Meticulous research makes it easy getting to hard-to-find sites, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the fabled attractions of some of the most beautiful and vibrant cities and countries in the world.
Note: The 25 Essential World War II Sites: European Theater was originally published under the title The 25 Best World War II Sites: European Theater. An updated second edition swapped the word “Essential” for “Best.” With the exception of updated material on sites and attractions (including new photographs), the books are identical. The “Essential” second edition is the more recent and widely available version.