The hardcover reference titles in the Day by Day series examine the evolution of conflicts and wars in a chronological timeline, from the first skirmish to the last battle—and everything in between. These books are a historical companion to each major war in the nineteenth and twentieth century. The fate of soldiers, battalions, armies, can change in the blink of an eye—with this comprehensive book readers can follow the conflicting sides in their strategy, weaponry, and policies.
World War I Day by Day is a chronological history of the conflict from the opening shots at Sarajevo in June 1914 to the armistice in November 1918. All of the major war theaters are covered, as is the fighting in the air and at sea. The dated entries also discuss espionage, home front politics, and technology.
In addition, there are a number of longer features highlighting the conflict's decisive weapons, key personalities and events, and strategy and tactics. The book also contains 400 photographs and maps.
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About the Author
Ian Westwell has written or contributed to a number of books on military subjects, including a chronology of Adolf Hitler and co-authoring a history on the weapons, equipment, and tactics of fighting men through the ages.