The First World War

Author
Other titles
  • WWI.
  • World war one.
Published
  • London : Hutchinson 1998
Physical description
xii, 500p., [24]p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0091801788 (hbk.)
Notes
  • Maps on lining papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. A European Tragedy -- 2. War Plans -- 3. The Crisis of 1914 -- 4. The Battle of the Frontiers and the Marne -- 5. Victory and Defeat in the East -- 6. Stalemate -- 7. The War Beyond the Western Front -- 8. The Year of Battles -- 9. The Breaking of Armies -- 10. America and Armageddon.
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Genre
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • World War I created the modern world. A conflict of unparalleled ferocity, it broke the century of relative peace we associate with the Victorian era, and unleashed the demons of the 20th century - pestilence, military destruction and mass death.

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