A Brief History of the First World War: Eyewitness Accounts of the War to End All Wars, 1914-18

A Brief History of the First World War: Eyewitness Accounts of the War to End All Wars, 1914-18

Jon E. Lewis


the 1st international struggle in bright, own element, within the voices of these who lived it.

Even a hundred years on from the 1st global warfare it haunts us nonetheless. No different clash has printed so dramatically the senselessness of battle, and none has formed the trendy international to an identical volume, from its influence at the Russian Revolution and the increase of Hitler to the ultimate break-up of the British Empire and the supremacy of the US. those compelling eyewitness bills - over one hundred eighty of them - of the struggle to finish All Wars conceal each side of the battle, from the Flanders trenches to the staffrooms of the Imperial German military, from T. E. Lawrence ('Lawrence of Arabia') within the wasteland to German figher ace the crimson Baron within the air, and from English Land women to German U-boat crews within the North Atlantic. There are contributions from all combatant countries, together with the united kingdom, united states, France, Germany, Canada, Italy, Australia, Russia, Serbia, and India and the publication incorporates a particular timeline and maps.

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