At the Eleventh Hour: Reflections, Hopes and Anxieties at the Closing of the Great War, 1918

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Pen and Sword, Aug 12, 1998 - History - 412 pages
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Following on from the highly acclaimed Facing Armageddon and Passchendaele in Perspective, At the Eleventh Hour recognises that a world was ending in November 1918, and by international collaboration on the 80th Anniversary we learn through this book, what it was like to experience the transition from war to peace. Distinguished historians brilliantly convey a sense of immediacy as the Armistice is recreated and analysed.The reader will not just acquire new areas of information, he will have some of the existing knowledge which he thought was soundly held, strikingly challenged in the pages of this superbly illustrated book.
 

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Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Armistice National Reactions and Reflections
THE BULGARIAN TURKISH AND AUSTRIAN ARMISTICES THE BALKANS
ITALY
Armistice in Eastern Europe and the Fatal Sequels Successor States
The European and International Consequenc of the Armistice
Bibliography
Notes on Contributors
Copyright

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Dr Hugh Cecil taught Modern History at Leeds University. His acclaimed work on military history includes The Flower of Battle: How Britain Wrote the Great War. He has co-authored three outstanding biographies including most recently In Search of Rex Whistler: His Life and His Work.

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