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World War One

World War One

Author: Norman Stone
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stone, Norman, 1941-
World War One.
New York : Basic Books, 2009
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Stone
ISBN: 9780465013685 0465013686 9780141031569 0141031565 9780465019182 0465019188
OCLC Number: 246894686
Notes: Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2007.
Description: xiv, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Outbreak --
1914 --
1915 --
1916 --
1917 --
1918 --
Other Titles: World War I
Responsibility: Norman Stone.
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Military Review "Stone's book is a good overview of the war and worth reading." H-Net Reviews"The narrative has a rich sense of immediacy, accentuated with intimate details, as if Stone knew each Read more...

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