The World War I Databook: The Essential Facts and Figures for All the Combatants

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Aurum, 2001 - World War, 1914-1918 - 323 pages
John Ellis’ World War I Databook provides an expert, uniquely comprehensive source of information on all areas of the conflict. This remarkable reference book covers the western and eastern fronts, Italy, the Middle East, and Africa; details the forces deployed by all sides at key periods; shows the organization, manning, and equipment of representative units; includes statistics on the military forces deployed and casualties and losses; and lists the characteristics of the weaponry, aircraft, tanks, and ships. For students, researchers, and all interested in the history of World War I, this exhaustively researched volume will be invaluable.

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The Campaign in East Africa 191418
AustroHungarian Offensive in the Trentino and Renewed

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About the author (2001)

Michael Cox was born on August 30 1948 in Northamptonshire, England. In 1989 he started work at the Oxford University Press. In 1983, Cox published his first book, a biography M. R. James, a Victorian ghost story writer. Between 1983 and 1997 he compiled and edited several anthologies of Victorian short stories for Oxford University Press. His first novel, The Meaning of Night, was published in 2006. Michael Cox died of cancer on March 31, 2009.

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