Eden to Armageddon: World War I in the Middle East

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Pegasus Books, 2010 - 496 sayfa
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The Great War in the Middle East began with an invasion of the Garden of Eden, and ended with a momentous victory on the siteof the biblical Armageddon. For the first time, the complete storyof this epic, bloody war is now presented in a single, definitivevolume.

In this inspired new work of history, Roger Ford describes theconflict in its entirety: the war in Mesopotamia, which would endwith the creation of the countries of Iran and Iraq; the desperatestruggle in the Caucasus, where the Turks had long-standing territorial ambitions; the doomed attacks on the Gallipoli Peninsulathat would lead to ignominious defeat; and the final act in Palestine, where the Ottoman Empire finally crumbled.

Ford ends with a detailed description of the messy aftermathof the war, and the new conflicts that arose in a reshaped Middle East that would play such a huge part in shaping world affairs forgenerations to come.

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Review: Eden to Armageddon: World War I in the Middle East

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Interesting topic to me, but the third of the same general topic I have read and not particularly engaging. Tam incelemeyi okuyun


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Roger Ford's work encompasses both narrative military history and that of military, aviation, and naval technology. He is the author of dozens of books in the field of military technology, including The Grim Reaper, a highly acclaimed account of the development of the machine gun, as well as a two-volume history of the Allied special forces in France during World War II, Fire from the Forest and Steel From the Sky. He lives in southern France.

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