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The Great War : perspectives on the First World War

Author: Robert Cowley
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of writings by the world's foremost military historians shed new light on the causes, events, campaigns, personalities, and repercussions of World War I, including essays by such authors as Thomas Fleming, Robert Wohl, and Sir Michael Howard.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Great War.
New York : Random House, ©2003
(OCoLC)603856513
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cowley
ISBN: 0375509097 9780375509094
OCLC Number: 51046965
Description: xvi, 509 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Europe 1914 / Sir Michael Howard --
Unexpected encounter at Bertrix / Bruce I. Gudmundsson --
The massacre of the innocents / Robert Cowley --
The Christmas truce / Stanley Weintraub --
A bad afternoon at Aubers Ridge / Lionel Sotheby --
Artois 1915 / Douglas Porch --
The stakes of 1915 / Robert Cowley --
No-man's-land / Malcolm Brown --
Fisher's face / Jan Morris --
The first battle of the Falklands / Ronald H. Spector --
The wreck of the Magdeburg / David Kahn --
Jutland / John Keegan --
Gallipoli : the other side of the hill / Tim Travers --
Kut / Robert F. Jones --
Brusilov's immortal days / Jamie H. Cockfield --
Salonika / Dennis E. Showalter --
The Fokker menace / Michael Spick --
The war lover / Robert Wohl --
Their "golden glory" / Thomas Fleming --
"These hideous weapons" / Bruce I. Gudmundsson --
July 1, 1916 : the reason why / Tim Travers --
The Somme : the last 140 days / Robert Cowley --
D Day 1917 / Rod Paschall --
The breaking of armies / John Keegan --
March 21, 1918 / O'Brien Browne --
Die Pariskanone / Robert L. O'Connell --
Iron general / Thomas Fleming --
Belleau wood : one man's initation / Allan R. Millett --
The mythical morning of Sergeant York / John Bowers --
The mourning parents / Robert Cowley.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Cowley.
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A collection of writings by the world's foremost military historians shed new light on the causes, events, campaigns, personalities, and repercussions of World War I, including essays by such authors as Thomas Fleming, Robert Wohl, and Sir Michael Howard.

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