The Story of the Great War ...

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Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Francis Trevelyan Miller
P.F. Collier and son, 1916 - World War, 1914-1918
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Contents

KlAOCHAU T8INOTAU
43
Military and Naval Situation in the Far East
46
Beginning of HostilitiesAttacks on Tsingtau Forts
52
Capture of Tsingtau
61
THE WAR IN AFRICA XL Campaign in Togoland and the Cameroons
62
German Southwest AfricaRebellion in Union of South Africa
68
THE WESTERN FRONT XIII Preparations for an Offensive
79
Western Battle Line January 1 1916
81
Battle of Neuve Chapelle Begins
83
Neuvb Chapelle Battle at
88
Operations Following Neuve Chapelle
92
Beginning of Second Battle of Ypres
99
The Struggle Renewed
106
Other Actions on the Western Front
115
Ypres Gas Battle of
118
Campaign in Artois Region
121
Artois Battles in
126
British Forward MovementBattle of Festubert
128
Sir John French Attempts a Surprise
134
Attacks at La Bassee
141
Operations Around Hooge
146
FrancoGerman Operations Along the Front
151
Campaign in Argonne and Around Arras
158
BelgoGerman Operations
166
NAVAL OPERATIONS CHAPTKB AB XXVII The Wab Zone
170
German Submarine War Zone
172
Attack on the Dardanelles
174
German Raiders and Submarines
179
Italian ParticipationOperations in Many Waters
186
Emden Landing Party Cruise of
195
Story op the Emden
198
Summary of the First Year of Naval Warfare
206
Fights of the Submarines
209
Sinking of the Lusitania
222
PART VITHE EASTERN FRONTAUSTRORUSSIAN CAMPAIGN XXXV The Carpathian CampaignReview of the Situation
235
Carpathian Passes and Russian Battle Line
237
Battle of the Passes
241
Battle of KoziowaOperations in the Bukowina
244
Przemysl Detail Maps of the Forts of
248
Fall of Przemysl
249
New Russian OffensiveAustro German Counter offensive
258
Capture of Lemberg
307
RUSSOGERMAN CAMPAIGN XLVIII Winter Battles of the Mazurian Lakes
313
The Russians Out of Germany
317
Tightening of the NetReport of the Booty
319
Battles of PrzasnyszBefore Mlawa
324
Fighting Before the Niemen and BobrBombardment of Ossowetz
329
Russian Raid on Memel
334
German Invasion of CourlandCapture of Ljbau
337
Riga German Advance on 388
338
Russian Offensive from KovnoForest Battles in May and June
342
PART Vn RUSSOGERMAN CAMPAIGNContinued CHAPTER PAGB LVI Campaign in Southern PolandMovement upon War saw
345
Battle of KrasnikCaptube of Przasnysz
348
Grand Offensive on the Warsaw Salient
356
Beginning of the End
361
Warsaw Falls
366
Warsaw German Attempts to Reach in 1914
367
THE BALKANS LXI Diplomacy in the Balkans
369
ITALY ENTERS THE WAR LXII Spirit of the Italian PeopleCrisis of the Government
379
The Decision MadeItalian Strategy
382
Strength of Italian Army and Navy
388
First Engagements
392
Coasts of Italy and Austria Showing the Naval Raid
395
Fighting in the Mountains
402
Attacks in Gorizia
408
Austria Italian Attack on
410
Fighting in the AlpsItalian Successes
416
More Mountain FightingResults of Fdjst Campaign
419
THE DARDANELLES AND TURKEY LXX Beginning of Operations
423
Preparations for LandingComposition of Forces
429
Plans of Sir Ian HamiltonFirst Landing Made
437
Dardanelles Pictorial Map of Showing Where the Allies
439
The British in DangerBitter Fighting
446
Further Efforts at LandingFailure to Take Krithia
454
Krithia Again AttackedHeroic Work of Anzacs
469
THE WAR IN AFRICA LXXVII The Cameroons
481
LXXVTII British Conquest of Southwest Africa
484
German Southwest Africa Conquest of
491
Other African Operations
493
WAR IN ARABIA MESOPOTAMIA AND EGYPT LXXX Mesopotamia and Arabia
497
MesopotamiaThe British Operations from the Persian Gulf
499
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