The Great War

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Wordsworth Editions, Jan 1, 1997 - World War, 1914-1918 - 195 pages
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Contents

Preface
3
Balance of Power
13
The Plan Unfolds
20
The Plan Fails
39
Seapower and Sideshows
48
Attrition or Evasion?
59
The Great If
69
The Year of Groping
87
Naval Gambit
105
Allied Gambit
114
The Object of War is Peace
124
The Year of Catastrophe
133
The Gamblers Fling
156
Victory will belong to the Side that Holds
172
Index
187
Copyright

German Gambit
94

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