"Those who lived through World War I called it the Great War because of its massive scale: some two dozen countries joined the conflict, which swept across continents and killed perhaps 20 million people."
|Contents:||Murder in Sarajevo -- Armed to the teeth -- To Berlin! To Paris! -- "The most terrible August in the history of the world" -- Stalemate -- The technology of death and destruction -- Life and death in the trenches -- Over the top -- The Battle of Verdun -- The Battle of the Somme -- The war at sea -- Mutiny, revolution, and the collapse of armies -- "Lafayette, we are here!" : America joins the fight -- The last offensive and the collapse of empires -- Losing the peace.=|
Publisher: Clarion Books; 176 pages