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The guns of August

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: New York : Ballantine : Presidio Press, 2004, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Presidio Press Mass Market edView all editions and formats
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning recreation of the powderkeg that was Europe during the crucial first thirty days of World War I traces the actions of statesmen and patriots alike in Berlin, London, St. Petersburg, and Paris.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
ISBN: 0345476093 : 9780345476098
OCLC Number: 56578385
Notes: Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1962. With new foreword.
Description: xxiv, 606 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a foreword by Robert K. Massie].

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The acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the first month of World War I is now in mass market paperback. "Fascinating . . . One of the finest works of history written."--"The New York Times."  Read more...

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"A brilliant piece of military history which proves up to the hilt the force of Winston Churchill's statement that the first month of World War I was 'a drama never surpassed.'"--"Newsweek" "More Read more...

 
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