First World War for Dummies

First World War for Dummies

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From the Somme to Gallipoli to the home front, First World War For Dummies provides an authoritative, accessible, and engaging introduction to the War to End All Wars. It takes a global perspective of this global conflict, proving insight into the actions and motivations of the participants and how each nation’s story fits into the wider one.

Coverage also includes:

  • The origins of the war and a snapshot of what the world looked like at the beginning of the 20th century
  • The battles of Western Europe, and action in the Southern and Eastern Fronts
  • The war at home — the civilian war, propaganda, opposition, politics, protests, and more
  • 1918: The German spring offensive, the Allied success and the beginning of the end
  • The Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, and the effect on the future

First World War For Dummies is the go-to source for readers seeking to learn more about the fundamental event of the 20th century.

Baker & Taylor
Provides a historical overview of the "war to end all wars," including the lead-up to it, the web of entangling treaties, the great battles, and the aftermath.

Publisher: Hoboken :, John Wiley & Sons,, 2014
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781118679999
Characteristics: x, 396 pages, 9 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm


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