By David B. Chamberlin
Within one compact and convenient format, about 2,500 A-Z entries provide description and pronunciation for people, places, and things associated with World War II, including specific dates and alternate pronunciations when appropriate. The user-friendly pronunciation key avoids all artificial letters and symbols, while still allowing reasonable approximation of sounds from over 50 major languages. The book concludes with a 14-page listing of print and audio sources. Be prepared to discuss your subject with confidence, using the only comprehensive pronunciation guide to World War II. David Chamberlin received an A.B. in English from Princeton and an M.A. in English from Yale as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He taught for 30 years in the English Department at Millersville University (PA), where he specialized in Film History and Aesthetics.