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The Great War [electronic resource] : a combat history of the First World War / Peter Hart.

Author/Creator:
Hart, Peter, 1955-
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (544 p.)
Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
World War I altered the landscape of the modern world in every conceivable arena. Millions died; empires collapsed; new ideologies and political movements arose; poison gas, warplanes, tanks, submarines, and other technologies appeared. ""Total war"" emerged as a grim, mature reality. In The Great War, Peter Hart provides a masterful combat history of this global conflict. Focusing on the decisive engagements, Hart explores the immense challenges faced by the commanders on all sides. He surveys the belligerent nations, analyzing their strengths, weaknesses, and strategic imperatives. Russia, f
Contents:
The road to war
The western front, 1914
The eastern front, 1914
The sea war, 1914-15
The western front, 1915
The eastern front, 1915
Gallipoli, 1915
Salonika, 1915-18
The western front, 1916
The eastern front, 1916
The sea war, 1916
Mesopotamia, 1914-18
The eastern front, 1917-18
The sea war, 1917-18
Western front, 1917
Italy, 1915-18
Palestine, 1915-18
The western front, 1918
A world without war?.
Notes:
"First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Profile Books Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-19-997628-7
OCLC:
843880812
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