The Usborne Introduction to the First World War

The Usborne Introduction to the First World War

Book - 2007
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Contents: World at war: Great war
Balance of power
Assassination and crisis
Europe in arms
Plans unravel
Over by Christmas?: Carving a new frontier
Fire, wire and mud
Going up the line
Storm of steel
Ghosts, shadows and lies
North Sea raiders
Your country needs you
Day of peace
Going global: Cruiser warfare
African action
Turkey enters the war
Jihad and genocide
Eastern front
Deadlock: Deadly mist
Settling in
Dangerous voyage
Out of thin air
Home front
War in the snow
Big battles: Mincing machine
Dreadnoughts duel
Doomed youth
Sky fighters
Slaughter and sacrifice
Trials and trauma
Women in uniform
Shock tactics
Secrets and spies
Desert wars
Crisis and resolution: Riots and rebels
Peace, bread and land
Waking the giant
Drowning in mud
Backs to the wall
Death throes
Time for piece
Peace and its aftermath: Coming to terms
Redrawing the map
Glory and the pity
Changed world
Soldiers' stories
Visions of war
Unhappy peace
Lest we forget
Who's who
Publisher: London : Usborne Pub. Ltd. ; Tulsa, Okla. : EDC, 2007
Branch Call Number: 940.3 B
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
ISBN: 9781601300553


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sheridanrowland Mar 24, 2010

Wow, this was so helpful for my grade 10 history course. When we talked about World War One, it was only really Germany and the Allies but there's way more to this book!


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