Synopses & Reviews
One of the greatest myths of World War I is that it was a case of "lions led by donkeys," yet there were many strong and powerful leaders who shaped the war for better or worse and this accessible guide takes readers through each of these key figures from all of the major countries involved in the fighting. From Kitchener and his New Army to the Kaiser and the U.S. President, Peter Doyle explains why they were important and how the decisions they made influenced the outcome of the "war to end all wars."
About the Author
Peter Doyle is a military historian and geologist, specializing in battlefield terrain. He is the coauthor of Beneath Flanders Fields: The Underground War 1914-18 and Grasping Gallipoli, and the author of The British Soldier of the Second World War.