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World War One

Author: Norman Stone
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World War One began on horseback, with generals employing bayonet charges to gain ground, and ended with attacks resembling the Nazi blitzkriegs. The scale of devastation was unlike anything the world had seen before: Fourteen million combatants died, a further twenty million were wounded, and four empires were destroyed. Even the victors' empires were fatally damaged. An overwhelming disaster from which the world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stone, Norman, 1941-
World War One.
New York : Basic Books, 2009
(DLC) 2008936746
(OCoLC)246894686
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Stone
ISBN: 9780786744626 0786744626
OCLC Number: 436089927
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Outbreak --
1914 --
1915 --
1916 --
1917 --
1918 --
Aftermath.
Other Titles: World War I
Responsibility: Norman Stone.

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