World War I / Edition 3

World War I / Edition 3

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by Peter I. Bosco
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816049408

ISBN-13: 9780816049400

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Tells why America abandoned its isolationism to participate in World War I, and its significance for America.  See more details below

Overview

Tells why America abandoned its isolationism to participate in World War I, and its significance for America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816049400
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
America at War Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition ix

1 The Sinking of the Lusitania 1

Courage aboard the Lusitania 3

2 Storm Clouds Over Europe 7

Europe in 1914 10

3 The Opening Clash 11

Approximate Routes Followed by the Invading German Armies, 1914 13

4 The Great Neutral 20

British Dismay at Wilson's Neutrality 22

The Women Who Worked for Peace 24

5 Deadlock: 1915 27

The Descent into the Abyss: Trench Warfare 31

Nurse Edith Cavell: A Victim of Hate Spawned by War 32

Allied Dardanelles-Gallipoli Campaign, 1915 34

6 Attrition: 1916 37

New Weapons of Ground Warfare 38

Lawrence of Arabia 42

Battle of Jutland, Concluding Engagements, May 31-June 1, 1916 43

7 An American Crusade 47

A Just War" 50

8 Crisis: 1917 54

Austria-Hungary and Northern Italy, 1915-1917 60

9 Mobilizing a Nation 61

Racism: A Blemish on the U.S. Army and the Home Front 63

Blurred Lines: News or Propaganda" 67

10 The Battle of the Atlantic 70

Sowing the Seeds of the New Technology: Wireless Communication 74

U.S. Naval Activities in European Waters, 1917-1918 75

11 Convoy to France 77

12 Over There 82

They Put Down Their Pens to serve 85

13 The New Storm 88

German Operation Michael, 1918 90

Journalists Drawn to War 92

14 Devil Dogs of Belleau Wood 97

Battle of Belleau Wood, 1918 103

15 Turning the Tide 106

16 Knights of the Air 110

New Weapons of War in the Air 112

17 Into the Argonne 120

Ground Gained by First Army, September 26-October 3, 1918 125

Grist for the Movie Mills 127

18 The Eleventh Hour 130

World War I: The Western Front, 1914-1918 132

Plan of Proposed American-French Attack, November 14, 1918 133

Lost Sons, Grieving Families 134

19 The Road Home 137

20 Reckoning 141

The Quaker Businessman Who Saved Millions from Starvation 144

21 Weapons and Tactics 148

Some Tactical Lessons Learned 153

Two American Inventions: Submarine and Torpedo 154

Convoy Tactic Debate 158

22 The War to End War 160

Breakup of the Austro-Hungarian Empire Following World War I, 1918-1920 161

Glossary 166

Further Reading 169

Index 173

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