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The Great War

Author: Neil DeMarco
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1997.
Series: Hodder 20th century history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of World War I, from the experiences of the soldiers in the trenches to the impact of the war on civilians on the home front. Emphasis is given to specific battles such as the Somme and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil DeMarco
ISBN: 0340688157 9780340688151
OCLC Number: 59665007
Notes: Cover title.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 28 cm.
Contents: War breaks out --
Why were some men unwilling to fight? --
Propaganda and cencorship --
Nations at war --
Why wasn't the war over by Christmas? --
Trench warfare: Stalemate --
Attempts to break the Stalemate --
Life in the trenches --
The experience of battle --
How did soldiers view their enemies? --
The Great War on the Western front: outline --
The War on other fronts: Gallipoli and Italy --
The Eastern front --
New weapons: gas and aircraft --
New weapons: the tank --
The battle of the Somme --
Lions led by Donkeys? --
Verdun and Passchendaele --
Jutland --
war winner? --
The U-boat campaign and America's entry into the war --
Why did Germany lose the war? --
Women and the Great War: the home front --
Women and the Great War: the military front --
The impact of the war on the civilian population --
The Great War and the cinema --
The Great War today.
Series Title: Hodder 20th century history
Responsibility: Neil DeMarco.

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