The First World War was one of the seminal events in world history. The First World War in 100 Objects offers a unique perspective on the world's first truly global conflict. It traces its history through the examination of iconic items like the Zeppelin, the gas mask and Winston Churchill's Cigar, to personal objects which tell the poignant stories of individuals and official documents, medals and badges. Fully illustrated, each object will be accompanied by approximately 500 words of text that will give the item context and highlight its significance.
About the Author
One of Britain's leading military historians, Gary Sheffield is Professor of War Studies at the University of Birmingham. He has written a number of critically acclaimed books on the First World War, including Forgotten Victory: The First World War - Myths and Realities. He is the co-editor of Douglas Haig: War Diaries and Letters 1914-1918. A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is also Vice-President of the Western Front Association.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 3rd March 2014
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.1 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.08