Synopses & Reviews
Be an eyewitness to the 'war to end all wars' From the muddy trenches to the triumph of democracy, discover all about the historic and world-changing events of the First World War. Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide shows you everything you need to know about World War I.
The events leading up to the battles and the aftermath of World War I are explained to young readers in this installment of DK's award-winning book series that uses stunning photos, maps, and incisive text. Full-color illustrations.
Some of the most popular selections from the formidable Eyewitness backlist are now available with a clip-art CD included-with no increase in price!
Table of Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Divided Europe; The fatal shot; War in the west; Fighting men; Enlisting; Digging the trenches; Life in the trenches; Ready to fight; Communication and supplies; Observation and patrol; Bombardment; Over the top; Casualty; Women at war; War in the air; Zeppelin; War at sea; Gallipoli; The battle of Verdun; Gas attack; The Eastern Front; War in the desert; Espionage; Tank warfare; The US enters the war; Under enemy lines; The final year; Armistice and peace; The cost of the war; Did you know?; Key people and places; Find out more; Glossary; Index.