The Routledge Atlas of the First World War (Routledge Historical Atlases)

The Routledge Atlas of the First World War (Routledge Historical Atlases)

Martin Gilbert


From its origins to its negative legacy, the tortuous process the good struggle is vividly set out in a sequence of 174 interesting maps. jointly the maps shape a finished and compelling photo of the conflict that shattered Europe, and illustrate its army, social, political and financial features. starting with the tensions that already existed, the atlas covers:

  • the early months of the warfare: from the autumn of Belgium to the fierce combating at Ypres and Tannenberg:
  • the constructing conflict in Europe: from Gallipoli to the horrors of the Somme and Verdun
  • life on the entrance: from residing underground, the ditch approach and the dust of Passchendaele to the struggle graves
  • technology and the hot horrors: from phosgene gasoline assaults to submarines, tanks and mines
  • the domestic fronts: from German meals riots to the air defence of england, the Russian Revolution and the cave in of Austria-Hungary
  • the aftermath: from struggle money owed and struggle deaths to the hot map of Europe.

This third version comprises a completely new part depicting the visible remembrance of the battle; a desirable viewers' consultant to the memorials that remember the tragedy of the Somme.

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