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The Great War: A World War I Historical Collection

History


by
Robert J. Dalessandro and Erin R. Mahan

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 33.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The Great War offers a gripping narrative, richly illustrated by seldom-seen images. Learn the story of the Great War as only award-winning military historians Robert J. Dalessandro and Erin R. Mahan could tell it. Contents: Our Last Summer-The world stage before August 1914: a political and socio-economic overview; the Balkan Crisis and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; the politics and science of mobilization. A War of Attrition-The war before the entry of the United States; 1914 and the violation of Belgium; 1915 stalemate and other fronts; 1916 and the bloody Somme. The Yanks Are Coming-America’s entry into the war; the arrival of American troops; the 1918 Allied advance; the American Meuse-Argonne campaign. The Armistice-The day the war ended; the Versailles Treaty; the Watch on the Rhine; the occupation of Germany; Plan 1919, and Europe redrawn. With highlights on wartime aviation; the war in the Middle East; chemical warfare; tanks; trenches; major Asian powers; German U-boats; shell shock; the Italian campaigns; and the price of the war.

The Great War offers a gripping narrative, richly illustrated by seldom-seen images. Learn the story of the Great War as only award-winning military historians Robert J. Dalessandro and Erin R. Mahan could tell it. Contents: Our Last Summer-The world stage before August 1914: a political and socio-economic overview; the Balkan Crisis and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; the politics and science of mobilization. A War of Attrition-The war before theā€¦ (more)

The Great War offers a gripping narrative, richly illustrated by seldom-seen images. Learn the story of the Great War as only award-winning military historians Robert J. Dalessandro and Erin R. Mahan could tell it. Contents: Our Last Summer-The world stage before August 1914: a political and socio-economic overview; the Balkan Crisis and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; the politics and science of mobilization. A War of Attrition-The war before the entry of the United States; 1914 and the violation of Belgium; 1915 stalemate and other fronts; 1916 and the bloody Somme. The Yanks Are Coming-America’s entry into the war; the arrival of American troops; the 1918 Allied advance; the American Meuse-Argonne campaign. The Armistice-The day the war ended; the Versailles Treaty; the Watch on the Rhine; the occupation of Germany; Plan 1919, and Europe redrawn. With highlights on wartime aviation; the war in the Middle East; chemical warfare; tanks; trenches; major Asian powers; German U-boats; shell shock; the Italian campaigns; and the price of the war.

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