World War I

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DK Pub., 2003 - History - 319 pages
4 Reviews
An integrated history of the war in which text, illustrations, graphics, maps, and timelines combine to give a unique portrait of the conflict, World War I provides an enthralling narrative that explains the causes of the war, the course the war followed, and what made it the most costly and destructive war in the world's history. From the animosity-filled years prior to 1914 through the Treaty of Versailles and from the European campaigns to naval battles, this is a dramatic overview of the world's greatest human conflict.

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User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

Very well written with excellent graphic design. I'm putting it right up there with Keegan's book as the best single-volume summary of WWI. No one book can cover everything or go into enough depth on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nathaniel - Goodreads

I picked this up when I heard a story about Harry Patch, the last veteran of WWI, and realized that I only knew the basics about the war. Sadly, he passed away before I finished the book (it was not a ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Willmott is a lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, England, and has taught at Temple and Memphis State Universities.

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