Synopses & Reviews
Drawing on new material from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, Malcolm Brown skillfully recreates the pivotal year of 1914 through the eyes of the men and women who experienced the war first-hand, vividly capturing the brutality of war as well as the moments of humanity.
It was on the Western Front that the First World War was lost and won. Covering the whole war, from the guns of August 1914 to the sudden silence of November 18, this work reveals what life was really like for the men and women who took part.
This account of World War I has sold 18,000 copies to date, and is now being reissued. *Also appeared in January Buyer's Notes*