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World War I and the age of modern warfare [electronic resource] / by Kevin Hillstrom.

Author/Creator:
Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-
Publication:
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2013.
Series:
Defining moments
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (252 p.)
Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""How to Use This Book""; ""Research Topics for World War I and the Age of Modern Warfare""; ""Narrative Overview""; ""Prologue""; ""Chapter One Origins of “The Great War�""; ""Chapter Two New MilitaryTechnologies Unleashed""; ""Chapter Three Life and Death in the Trenches""; ""Chapter Four A New Kind of War for Civilians""; ""Chapter Five The United States Joins the Allies and Russia Backs Out""; ""Chapter Six The War Grinds to a Gruesome End""; ""Chapter Seven The Legacy of World War I""; ""Biographies""; ""Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929)""
""Douglas Haig (1861-1928)""""David Lloyd George (1863-1945)""; ""Erich Ludendorff (1865-1937)""; ""Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918)""; ""John J. Pershing (1860-1948)""; ""Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941)""; ""Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924)""; ""Primary Sources""; ""Starting Down the Path to War""; ""On the Eve of War""; ""France Celebrates Victory in the Battle of the Marne""; ""The United States Protests the Sinking of the Lusitania""; ""A German Witness to Genocide in Turkey""; ""The “Lust of Butchery� at Verdun""; ""A Soldier Gives Thanks for a Battle Wound""
""A British Officer at the Western Front""""The Terror of Gas Warfare""; ""A German Soldier�s Crisis of Conscience""; ""The Zimmermann Telegram""; ""Wilson Urges Congress to Declare War against Germany""; ""Wilson�s Fourteen Points""; ""Ludendorff Praises Germany�s 1918 Spring Offensive""; ""Haig Issues His “Backs to the Wall� Order""; ""British Forces Occupy the German Rhineland""; ""Hitler Fumes about the Treaty of Versailles""; ""Britain�s Last Veteran of the Great War Passes Away""; ""Important People, Places, and Terms""; ""Chronology""; ""Sources for Further Study""
""Bibliography""""Photo and Illustration Credits""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-78402-635-2
0-7808-1326-X
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