World War II: Infographics


A unique re-interpretation of the most devastating conflict the world has ever seen, using the tools offered by the latest information technology and graphic design


ISBN: 9780500022924 Category:

Jean Lopez, Vincent Bernard, Nicolas Aubin, Nicolas Guillerat


The mass of available data about World War II has never been as large as it is now, yet it has become increasingly complicated to interpret it in a meaningful way. Packed with cleverly designed graphics, charts and diagrams, World War II: Infographics offers a new approach by telling the story of the conflict visually.

Encompassing the conflict from its roots to its aftermath, more than 50 themes are treated in great detail, ranging from the rise of the Far Right in pre-war Europe and mass mobilization, to evolving military tactics and technology and the financial and human cost of the conflict. Throughout, the shifting balance of power between the Axis and the Allies and the global nature of the war and its devastation are made strikingly clear.

Original, accessible and fascinating, World War II: Infographics will delight history buffs, graphic design aficionados, and everyone seeking an overview of the war that shaped the world as we know it.

Additional information

Weight 1422 g
Dimensions 24.3 x 30.2 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 24 September 2019
Number of pages 192
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Mr Jonathan Fenby
Dimensions 24.3 x 30.2 cm
Weight 1422 g


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Jean Lopez is the Managing Editor of Guerres & Histoire (War and History) magazine. Nicolas Aubin is a World War II specialist who has contributed to a number of journals of military history. Vincent Bernard is a renowned specialist in military history. Nicolas Guillerat was trained as a data designer and graphic artist. Jonathan Fenby CBE, has been the editor of the Observer and the South China Morning Post. He is the author of twenty books, nine on China and others on World War II and France.