An introduction to World War I A victim of trench warfare during the Western Front, discovered long after the armistice World War I was a defining event in world history. In August the nations of Europe tumbled into a war that would ravage their continent and shape the course of the next century. Mankind had known wars of destruction and folly before — but none approached the scale and barbarity of World War I. For four years Europe was paralysed and ravaged by the horrors of industrial weaponry, militarism and total war.
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Find out more… About this book Introduction to the Second World War A comprehensive introduction to an important and fascinating subject. Paul Dowswell's informative and accessible text will immerse readers in the era. Provides a genuinely international perspective, showing how people all over the world were affected by the war.
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The actual pictures from the events that took place help make it real for her. I would recommend this book to anyone young or old who wants to learn more about the second world war. Danielle Sorensen, 19th November The Usborne introduction to the second world war I wanted to read this book because I am interested in war, and the most interesting war for me is the second world war.
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