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A brief history of the First World War

Author: Jon E Lewis
Publisher: London : Robinson, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Even 100 years on from the First World War it haunts us still. No other conflict has revealed so dramatically the senselessness of war, and none has shaped the modern world to the same extent, from its impact on the Russian Revolution and the rise of Hitler to the final break-up of the British Empire and the supremacy of America. These compelling eyewitness accounts - over 180 of them - of the War to End All Wars  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon E Lewis
ISBN: 9781472108531 1472108531 9780762452309 0762452307 1472111745 9781472111746
OCLC Number: 872711916
Notes: Originally published: as The mammoth book of how it happened, World War I. 2003.
Description: xvii, 504 pages : maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: edited by Jon E. Lewis.

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