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World War 2 Anniversary Book

Specially created to mark the 75th anniversary, our magnificent Second World War Newspaper Book includes details events from the war, as they happened. Read about the dark and foreboding days of 1939 as Britain faced up to the reality of war, the long-awaited victory, downfall of the Nazi regime five years later and much more. This vast compilation of newspaper coverage also contains pictorial sections, with plenty of high-quality photographs of the world at war.

  • Personalise with Any Name and a Message on the title page
  • Bound in black leather and option to emboss a Name on the front cover
  • Tabloid size edition (31 x 38cm) to commemorate the 75th anniversary
  • Includes pictorial sections with high quality black and white photographs
  • World War II 75th Anniversary Book includes FREE gift box

At the beginning of your book, there is a sequence of photographs, depicting British citizens and soldiers as they prepare their country for the impending war in 1939. This is followed by the opening articles, which cover the historic meeting of the British Parliament, who decide to mobilise all forces after the Germans invade Poland. Other coverage includes the D-Day landings, the Allied invasion of Italy and the advance into Germany.

Other major engagements across the world are also included; the North African campaigns, the fall of Hong Kong and Singapore, the fighting in Burma, and the bombing and surrender of Japan. The book concludes with another wonderful pictorial section with uplifting images of victory and freedom. It’s a reminiscent and remarkable insight into World War Two. This book is a fantastic read and will make a wonderful keepsake for anyone who has lived through the war, if not for someone with an interest in it.

Personalise Your WW2 Anniversary Book

Add Any Name up to 22 characters to your book together with a personal Message up 150 characters, both of which will appear on the title page. You also have the option to gold emboss the recipient's Name on the front cover.

More Information

Approximately tabloid size, this 38 x 31cm individually bound hardback book features a luxury black leather cover. This special 75th anniversary edition contains several pictorial chapters with high quality black and white photographs.

Delivery Details

Production Royal Mail 48 APC overnight 24hour
1-3 working days £4.50 £9.95

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12pm begin production that day (day 1), while orders received after this time begin production the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday (day 1).

UK Delivery Services

Royal MailRoyal Mail 48™ service takes between 1-3 days from dispatch

APC overnightAPC Overnight takes up to 24 hours from dispatch

International Delivery

Delivery times from production:

Location Royal Mail Air mail Fedex
Delivery Cost Delivery Cost
Europe 3-5 working days £16.00 1-3 working days £20.00
North America 5-7 working days £20.00 1-2 working days £40.00
Rest of World 5-7 working days £20.00 3-5 working days £40.00

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