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The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War I
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War I

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by Alan Axelrod PhD
 

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For history buffs, students, and anyone interested in the 20th century, this book reveals why World War I began, explores the "guns of August," describes the horrors of trench warfare and the first uses of poison gas, and explains why the Americans were so slow to enter the war. From the eastern front to the west, from Gallipoli to the Marne, from the Lafayette

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For history buffs, students, and anyone interested in the 20th century, this book reveals why World War I began, explores the "guns of August," describes the horrors of trench warfare and the first uses of poison gas, and explains why the Americans were so slow to enter the war. From the eastern front to the west, from Gallipoli to the Marne, from the Lafayette Escadrillo to Lawrence fo Arabia, the book tells the whole story of "the war to end all wars."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101198988
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
10/12/2000
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
782,046
File size:
957 KB

Meet the Author

Alan Axelrod is a renowned historian and business writer. He was the co-author of the 'New York Times' bestseller 'What Every American Should Know About American History', as well as the 'BusinessWeek' bestsellers 'Patton on Leadership' and 'Elizabeth I, CEO'. He has written extensively on the Civil War.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War I 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A good general account of the great war, but a map of pre world war europe would be a definite asset. There was not one map in the book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago