Frist World War
Read Online

Frist World War

  • 122 Want to read
  • ·
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Time in Chicago .
Written in English


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes


Statementby the Editors of Life.
GenrePictorial works.
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20936432M

Download Frist World War


  The First World War probes the mystery of how a civilization at the height of its achievement could have propelled itself into such a ruinous conflict and takes us behind the scenes of the negotiations among Europe's crowned heads (all of them related to one another by blood) and ministers, and their doomed efforts to defuse the crisis/5(30).   Keegan's history of the First World War opens, unexpectedly, by talking about Adolf Hitler, and what I liked about this book was the way it presented –18 as just the opening convulsions in a longer twentieth-century cataclysm to which it remains intimately connected.4/5. Buy First World War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Including poems from Wilfred Owen, Rupert Brooke, Vera Brittain, Eleanor Farjeon, Siegfried Sassoon and many more, Poems from the First World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers, nurses, mothers, sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWI from different standpoints.

So first on your list is a book by Michael Howard, The First World War (), which is a very nice, readable introduction to World War I. It gives you a good sense of the whole war, including the peace settlement at Versailles. Tell me what you like about it.   Set in England, A Duty to the Dead is the first book in Bess Crawford mystery series. The story follows the nurse and investigator as she enlists in the nursing corps during World War I. While tending to a fatefully injured lieutenant, Arthur Graham, she promises to deliver a message to his brother as his dying wish. With The First World War, John Keegan, one of our most eminent military historians, fulfills a lifelong ambition to write the definitive account of the Great War for our generation. 16Reviews The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the 4/5(16).

‘A most remarkable book about the true origins of the First World War.’ Will Podmore, author British Foreign Policy Since ‘This book is a triumph and an essential counterbalance to a century of establishment propaganda posing as history.’ Dr John O’Dowd, Glasgow University.   Michael Morpurgo, whose latest book on the first world war is the anthology Only Remembered I recommend The Amazing Tale of Ali Pasha, written and illustrated by Michael Foreman, the remarkable and. Gilbert's 'The First World War: A Complete History,' is a chronological history of the bloodiest conflict the world had ever known. Instead of sticking only to analyzation of campaigns and tactics, Gilbert attempts to tell the human story of the war with letters, anecdotes, and poetry, as well as illustrating the global signifigance of the events on the battlefield.   The first world war still pervades our imagination. Even in California, I grew up with images of the trenches and of barbed wire strung across muddy fields. But the war, as it appears in my book.