The Great War Explained

The Great War Explained

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The Great War Explained




Author:Philip Stevens
Language:English
Format:Softcover
Dimensions:6" x 9"
Pages:240
Photos:16 pages of plates
Publisher:Pen and Sword Military
ISBN:9781473821217
Item No. 9781473821217



This is much more than just another book to add to the thousands on The Great War. It sets out to fill a gap. Written for the layman by a layman (who is also an articulate and experienced battlefield guide) it summarizes the key events and contributions of key individuals, some well, others unknown but with a story to tell.To get a true picture of this monumental event in history, it is necessary to grasp the fundamentals, be they military, political, social or simply human. The slaughters at Verdun, Somme and Passchendaele are no more than statistics without the stories of those that fought, drowned and died there.It is designed to capture the imagination and feed the mind of those ever increasing number of people who seek a better understanding of The Great War.