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How Can a Pigeon Be a War Hero? Questions and Answers about the First World War: Published in Association with Imperial War Museums
     

How Can a Pigeon Be a War Hero? Questions and Answers about the First World War: Published in Association with Imperial War Museums

by Tracey Turner
 

Why did the First World War start? Who was fighting who? Did soldiers still fight with swords? Had aeroplanes been invented yet? What was it like to be inside the first tank sent to war? How could a shaving brush help you escape being captured? Did animals fight in the war? How can a pigeon be a war hero? What was the Women's Land Army? Why did it go on so long?

Overview

Why did the First World War start? Who was fighting who? Did soldiers still fight with swords? Had aeroplanes been invented yet? What was it like to be inside the first tank sent to war? How could a shaving brush help you escape being captured? Did animals fight in the war? How can a pigeon be a war hero? What was the Women's Land Army? Why did it go on so long? How did it end? Find out the answers to these and a lot of other exciting questions in this brilliantly informative book which will tell you everything you ever needed to know about World War I.

The Imperial War Museum was founded in 1917 to collect and display material relating to the 'Great War', which was still being fought. Today IWM is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present. They seek to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and wartime experience.


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Another Imperial War Museum collaboration, packed with info about the First World War in an accessable Q&A format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781447259909
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Publication date:
05/08/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
14 MB
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Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Tracey Turner lives in Bath and is the author of many non-fiction books for children, including The Comic Strip History of the World (and further Comic Strip titles),101 Things You Need To Know (And Some You Don't), and the Hard Nuts of History series. This is her first title for Macmillan Children's Books.

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