Life on the Western Front

Life on the Western Front

by Nick Hunter

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Overview

Life on the Western Front by Nick Hunter

The trenches of Western Europe saw some of the heaviest fighting in World War I. Find out what life was like in the trenches as well as above ground for the soldiers who served there.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432980870
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Remembering World War I
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 1090L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Nick Hunter has written more than 30 books for young people. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Nick enjoys all aspects of pop culture, particularly music from the 1950s to the present day. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in educational publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

Table of Contents

Why Was World War I Different? 4

How Did the War Start on the Western Front? 6

What Was Trench Warfare Like? 12

What Happened at Verdun and the Somme? 22

What Weapons Were Used on the Western Front? 26

How Did Things Change after the Battles of 1916? 32

How Did the Allies Win on the Western Front? 36

Remembering the Western Front 40

Timeline 44

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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