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True stories of the First World War

Author: Paul Dowswell
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2007], ©2004.
Series: Usborne true stories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Technologically, World War I was the first modern war, but the generals in charge were trained during an age of cavalry. The result was massive slaughter, making it one of the most troubling wars of history.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell
ISBN: 9780439932370 0439932378
OCLC Number: 122901635
Notes: "This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 4 of cover.
Originally published: London : Usborne, 2004.
Description: 137 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Over by Christmas?:1914 --
The angels of Mons: September 1914 --
Strange meetings: December 1914 --
The great zeppelin campaign:1915-18 --
The battle of Jutland: May-June 1916 --
The first day of the Somme:July 1, 1916 --
The quiet rebellion: May-June 1917 --
The cellar house of Pervyse: 1914-1918 --
Nightmare at Belleau Wood: 1918 --
From Great War to First World War: 1918 --
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Series Title: Usborne true stories.
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell.

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Technologically, World War I was the first modern war, but the generals in charge were trained during an age of cavalry. The result was massive slaughter, making it one of the most troubling wars of history.

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