By Gordon Kerr
As the war is slipping past residing reminiscence, this concise heritage helps ensures that the clash isn't forgotten
WWI, lasting simply 4 years from 1914 to 1918, was once with no parallel, the 1st real international clash during which all the earth's nice powers participated. This book tells the tale of this cataclysmic occasion. It describes the history to warfare, the foreign rivalries and conflicts of the former many years that resulted in the international locations of Europe forming digital armed camps, the relentless build-up of army and naval that characterised the early years of the twentieth century, and the nice figures that attempted to avoid clash or enthusiastically driven for it. every year of the conflict is handled in its personal bankruptcy, the battles, numerous battlefronts, and critical incidents defined and analyzed for his or her impression at the behavior of the battle. The booklet also examines the final acts of this "war to finish all wars," offering money owed of the Russian Revolution, the decisive access of the U.S. into the hostilities, and the efforts of the Paris Peace convention after the armistice to apportion blame and punish the losers.
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A Short History of the First World War: Land, Sea & Air, 1914-1918 by Gordon Kerr