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By Jon E. Lewis

The 1st international conflict in brilliant, own aspect, within the voices of these who lived it.

Even a hundred years on from the 1st international warfare it haunts us nonetheless. No different clash has printed so dramatically the senselessness of battle, and none has formed the trendy global to an identical volume, from its effect at the Russian Revolution and the increase of Hitler to the ultimate break-up of the British Empire and the supremacy of the United States. those compelling eyewitness debts - over one hundred eighty of them - of the struggle to finish All Wars disguise each part of the conflict, from the Flanders trenches to the staffrooms of the Imperial German military, from T. E. Lawrence ('Lawrence of Arabia') within the desolate tract to German figher ace the crimson Baron within the air, and from English Land ladies to German U-boat crews within the North Atlantic. There are contributions from all combatant international locations, together with the united kingdom, united states, France, Germany, Canada, Italy, Australia, Russia, Serbia, and India and the ebook incorporates a special timeline and maps.

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