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Fighting the Great War : a global history

Author: Michael S Neiberg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.
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Despair at Gallipoli. Victory at Vimy Ridge. A European generation lost, an American spirit found. The First World War, the deadly herald of a new era, continues to captivate readers. In this lively book, Michael Neiberg offers a concise history based on the latest research and insights into the soldiers, commanders, battles, and legacies of the Great War. Tracing the war from Verdun to Salonika to Baghdad to German  Read more...
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Neiberg, Michael S.
Fighting the Great War.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004054330
(OCoLC)56592292
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Neiberg
ISBN: 9780674041394 0674041399
OCLC Number: 438653566
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 395 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: An exchange of telegrams --
1. A cruel disillusion: the German invasion and the miracle of the Marne --
2. Loosed like wild beasts: the war in eastern Europe --
3. The country of death: stalemate on the western front --
4. Ordered to die: Gallipoli and the eastern fronts --
5. Gordian Knots: American neutrality and the wars for empire --
6. Bleeding France white: the agony of Verdun --
7. A war against civilization: the Chantilly offensives and the Somme --
8. Driving out the devil: collapse in the east --
9. Salvation and sacrifice: American entry, Vimy Ridge, and the Chemin des Dames --
10. A few miles of liquid mud: the Battle of Passchendaele --
11. Not war as we knew it: the U-boat menace and war in Africa --
12. Jerry's turn: the Ludendorff offensives --
13. One hundred days to victory: Amiens to the Meuse-Argonne --
An armistice at any price.
Responsibility: Michael S. Neiberg.
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Aims to offer a concise history of the First World War based on the research and insights into the soldiers, commanders, battles, and legacies of the Great War.  Read more...

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