Our understanding of the twentieth century and beyond hinges upon the First World War. In this new and comprehensive book, the fascinating facts are presented in an accessible way, allowing anyone to brush up on the devastating conflict that changed the world we live in.
'A timely and superb volume on battles of the First World War...if you're a layman, like me, then this book is a brilliant starting point for you.' Books Monthly
INTRODUCTION: HOW WAR BEGAN1. Changing Perspectives2. A Conflict Between Two Countries3. The Road to War4. Was War Inevitable?PART ONE: WAR ON MANY FRONTS1. The Battle of the Frontiers2. The Battle of Mons3. The Battle of Tannenberg4. The Battles of Cer Mountain and Kolubara5. The Battles of the Carpathians6. The Battle of the Marne7. The Siege of Kut8. A World at WarPART TWO: WAR IN THE TRENCHES1. The Battle of Neuve-Chapelle2. The Battle of Gallipoli3. The Second Battle of Ypres4. The Battle and Campaign of Gorlice-Tarnow5. The Battle of LoosPART THREE: THE YEAR OF SLAUGHTER1. The Battle of Verdun2. The Battle of the Somme3. The Battle of Jutland4. The Brusilov Offensive5. The Battle of Arras and the Nivelle OffensivePART FOUR: A YEAR OF REVOLUTIONS1. America Enters the War2. Retaking Kut and Capturing Baghdad3. The Battle of Passchendaele4. The Battle of Aqaba and Lawrence of Arabia5. The Battles of Third Gaza and Jerusalem6. The Battle of Caporetto7. The Battle of Cambrai8. On the Russian FrontPART FIVE: THE ROAD TO FINAL VICTORY1. Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines2. The Ludendorff Offensive or Kaiser Battle3. Armageddon to Damascus4. The Battle of Vittorio Veneto5. The Hundred DaysConclusion: The Shadow of the SommeA Who's Who of Key World War I Commanders
Series: Everything You Need to Know
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 22nd May 2014
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.32