John Buchan (1875-1940), first Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist and member of Parliament, who served as the Governor General of Canada. He wrote many novels as well as books on politics, history, biography, and criticism. But he is best known for his suspense novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock.
History of the Great War, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)by John Buchan
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Buchan covered World War I for The Times of London, as well as working for Britain’s War Propaganda Bureau. Collected here are his observations and analysis. Picking up with the opening of the Dardanelles Campaign and the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915, this volume describes the involvement of more allies and enemies, and ends in the spring of 1916, with the Battle of Verdun.
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