The Deadliest War: The Story of World War II

The Deadliest War: The Story of World War II

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  • Author: Mark Thomas
  • SKU/ISBN: 1-59194-228-4
  • Year: 2010
  • Page count: 186
  • Reading level: 6
  • Lexile Level: 1060L
  • Availability: In stock


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"Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all!" —Adolf Hitler

Even as a young man, Hitler was often angry. When things didn’t go his way, he always looked for someone to blame. After Germany was defeated in World War I, Hitler became determined to rebuild it into the most feared power on Earth. At the heart of Hitler’s determination was an evil plan to destroy those he blamed for Germany’s loss—the Jewish people.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, Japanese armies swept through China and the Pacific, taking over lands and terrorizing citizens of the conquered countries.

Before long, Japan and Germany joined forces, believing that nothing could bring them down. However, those who believed in freedom and justice also joined forces. Soon the world was in a war of unimaginable death and destruction.

In the end, the evil would be defeated.