Great Battles for Boys takes kids to the front lines of iconic battles. In this volume of the popular history series, find out which strategies, weapons, and military leaders won – or lost – these famous American fights. And none of it's boring. In this volume, the story begins with Hitler's rise to power in 1930s Germany. Listeners are then plunged into the devastating invasion of Poland which launched World War II. In chronological order, the crucial battles proceed through Europe and North Africa, culminating in the Normandy invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and Victory in Europe. Some little-known yet fascinating battles are also included, such as Finland's Winter War, when a tiny tribe of ordinary men defeated Stalin's massive Red Army. If your child likes action-packed accounts, authentic details, and short but exciting chapters, then they'll love this audiobook. And they'll never hear history as boring again!