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Reynolds, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), 1867-1937.
Story of the great war .
New York, P.F. Collier and Son [©1916-1920]
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Francis J Reynolds; Allen L Churchill; Francis Trevelyan Miller; Leonard Wood; Austin Melvin Knight; Frederick Palmer; Frank H Simonds; Arthur Brown Ruhl
Added t.p. vol. I: The story of the great war, the complete historical record of events to date. Illustrated with drawings, maps and photographs, ed. by Francis J. Reynolds ... Allen L. Churchill ... Francis Trevelyan Miller ... Prefaced by What the war means to America, Major General Leonard Wood, U.S.A. Naval lessons of the war, Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight, U.S.N.; The world's war, Frederick Palmer; Theatres of the war's campaigns, F.H. Simonds; The war correspondent, Arthur Ruhl.
Another issue in 8 vols. has title: The story of the great war, the complete historical records of events to date. Illustrated with drawings, maps and photographs by Francis J. Reynolds ... Allen L. Churchill ... Francis Trevelyan Miller ...
|Description:||16 volumes color fronts, plates, portraits, maps (some folded)|
|Contents:||I. Introductions, special articles, causes of war.--II. Diplomatic and state papers.--III. The war begins, invasion of Belgium, battle of the Marne.--IV. Cracow, Warsaw, Polish campaign, the Dardanelles.--V. Neuve Chapelle, battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes.--VI. Italy enters war, Gorizia, United States and the war.--VII. Champagne, Artois, Grodno, fall of Nish.--VIII. Caucasus, Mesopotamia, English blockade. IX. Battle of Jutland Bank, great Russian offensive, Kut-el-amara, campaign in German East Africa.--X. German attempts at Verdun, merchant submarine, the great Somme drive, summary of two years' war.--XI. Somme, Arras, Ancre, Russian drive, Rumania, fall of Goritz, tanks, political situations.--XII. The German retreat, Vimy and Messines, revolution in Russia, United States at war.--XIII. Americans in Lorraine, American food and ships, the invasion of Italy, the fall of Jerusalem.--XIV. Great German offensive, Americans in Picardy, Americans on the Marne, Foch's counteroffensive.--XV. Americans on all fronts, the decisive campaigns, developments in Russia, victory and armistice.--XVI. American army overseas, German naval surrender, Americans in war relief, peace conference at Paris.|