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The greatest day in history : how, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the First World War finally came to an end

Author: Nicholas Best
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As the first of many books to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of Armistice Day 1918, this volume sets an example that will be hard to equal... Reading it is like looking into a photograph album full of vivid snaps of the world taken during a week of high tension, crisis, celebration, tragedy, and illusion." --Daily Mail (UK)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Best
ISBN: 9781586486402 1586486403 9781586487720 1586487728
OCLC Number: 191926322
Description: xii, 304 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Monday, 4 November 1918 --
Tuesday, 5 November 1918 --
Wednesday, 6 November 1918 --
Thursday, 7 November 1918 --
Friday, 8 November 1918 --
Saturday, 9 November 1918 --
Sunday, 10 November 1918 --
Monday, 11 November 1918, the early hours --
Monday, 11 November 1918, 11 a.m. --
Monday, 11 November 1918, afternoon --
Monday, 11 November 1918, evening.
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The dramatic story of the events that lead up to Armistice Day--November 11, 1918--and the end of the bloodiest conflict of the twentieth century.  Read more...

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