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Catastrophe : Europe Goes to War 1914

Author: Max Hastings
Publisher: London, UK : Harpercollins Publishing Aust, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1914, Europe plunged into the 20th century's first terrible act of self-immolation- what was then called The Great War. On the eve of its centenary, Max Hastings seeks to explain both how the conflict came about and what befell millions of men and women during the first months of strife.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Hastings
ISBN: 9780007398577 0007398573
OCLC Number: 857264853
Target Audience: General.
Description: 400 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hastings, Max.

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