This seemingly small conflict between two countries spread rapidly:
A well balanced account of a long and active career that actually produced a surprisingly small number of militarily significant products.
A series of lively accounts of air and naval exploits, clearly written while they were still fresh in the mind, and before the inter-war cynicism took root. As a result gives us a feel for how these actions must have felt at the time, covering an impressively wide range of topics.
Serves as a reminder of the time the First World War was the most recent, most high technology war ever fought, and away from the trenches had more than enough dramatic incidents to fill several books like this Read Full Review Britain Goes to War - How the First World War Began to Reshape the Nation, ed.
Covers a very wide range of topics, starting with a focus on the early months of the war, moving on to a series of topics that cover the entire period and ending with a look at some of the sources available for the study of the war.
Made up of articles produced for a conference at Weetwood Halls, Leeds, so produced by a wide range of experts, thus explaining the wide range of articles and the unusual topics Read Full Review Doncaster in the Great War, Symeon Mark Waller.
A look at the impact of the Great War on Doncaster, largely focusing on the human cost of the war, and the constant drip feed of bad news from the front. A good use of contemporary sources and wartime photographs gives a good feel for the period, and the result is a book that will be of value for those with an interest in the history of Doncaster Read Full Review Germany Ascendant — The Eastern FrontPrit Buttar.
Focuses on the technology used by the German army, with a particular focus on those weapons that played a direct part in the battles on the Western Front - machine guns, flame throwers, gas, artillery, mortars and tanks.
Very useful to have a book written from the German point of view. Well illustrated, and the text is supported by a good selection of eyewitness accounts describing the impact of the new technology as seen by those who were using it [ read full review ] Instrument of War - The German ArmyDennis Showalter.
Looks at the nature of the German Army during the First World War, and how that impacted on its ability to fight the sort of war it ended up having to cope with after the initial attempt to knock the French out of the war in the first campaign failed.
Traces the fighting that took part on the Givenchy sector of the Western Front during the First World War, following the village through the major battles of and and the quieter spells of Covers the fighting above ground and the massive mining campaign that went on under the front.
Tells a similar tale to that of the more famous Land Army of the Second World War, but with more emphasis on volunteering and voluntary organisations for most of the war, and as a result a wider variety of experiences [ read full review ] The Campaign, Andrew Rawson.
Covers the fighting on the British front of the Western Front between the start of and the first half ofup to the start of the battle of the Somme.
Reveals at period in which the British army introduced new weapons and new techniques, but was still unable to win any significant victories, even when the initial part of an attack achieved success [ read full review ] Palestine - the Ottoman Campaigns ofEdward J.
A good study of the full network of defences generally known in English as the Hindenburg Line, and which spread from the Channel coast to the St. Mihiel salient east of Verdun. Looks at the original purpose behind their construction, the actual shape they took on the ground, and how they performed under attack.
Looks at the opening clashes between Russia and Austria-Hungary on the Eastern Front of the First World War, some of the biggest battles ofand a series of defeats that played a major part in the decline and fall of the Hapsburg Empire, destroying the pre-war Regular army that had been one of the strongest props of the Hapsburg realm and giving the Russians a rare clear-cut victory [ read full review ] MI5 at War A sober look at the performance of MI5 between its formation in and the end of the First World War, focusing as much on the internal structure of MI5, and the laws that allowed it to operate as on its activities and individual cases.
This helps explain how MI5 achieved its successes, and also what sort of threats they believed they faced. Looks at the vast numbers of postcards produced on every side during the Great War, covering an impressively wide range of topics, and giving us an idea of the sort of visual images that were being sent to and from the front lines and the messages that were being sent.
Provides a much more colourful image of the First World War that is normal, with at least half of the cards having some colour in them.
The First World War in the Middle East is an accessibly written military and social history of the clash of world empires in the Dardanelles, Egypt and Palestine, Mesopotamia, Persia and the Caucasus. The First Contact War, referred to as the Relay Incident by the turians, was a small, three-month conflict between the human Systems Alliance and the Turian Hierarchy. Contents[show] Progression First Contact After discovering the Charon Relay, humans began a rapid expansion thanks to their. A short summary of History SparkNotes's World War I (–). This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of World War I (–). Brief Overview The Start of the War. World War I began on July 28, The first month of combat consisted of bold attacks and rapid troop movements on both fronts. In the west.
A splendidly illustrated look at the portrayal of the horse in art during the First World War, a conflict in which Britain alone used around one million horses.
Covers a wide range of topics, from the classic cavalry charge to the humble transport mule, and a wide variety of artistic styles from classic oils and watercolours to modernist works [ read full review ] German ArtilleryWolfgang Fleischer. Covers over guns used by the German Army and shore detachments of the Navy during the First World War, a conflict largely dominated by artillery.
Each one gets a brief description, a set of technical stats and a good picture. Shows the wide range of gun types and sizes used by the Germans during the First World War, and the way in which they evolved to deal with the unexpected challenges of trench warfare.
Looks at the impact of the Great War on the British school system, including the changes to lessons, loss of teachers, arrival of refugees, the contribution made to the war effort by teachers, the different ways in which pupils from different schools were treated by the army, and the way the fallen were commemorated during and after the war.The First Contact War, referred to as the Relay Incident by the turians, was a small, three-month conflict between the human Systems Alliance and the Turian Hierarchy.
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Teacher-created and classroom-tested lesson plans using primary sources from the Library of Congress. THE ECONOMICS OF WORLD WAR I: AN OVERVIEW* Stephen Broadberry Department of Economics, University of Warwick, and the first world war.
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The First World War in the Middle East is an accessibly written military and social history of the clash of world empires in the Dardanelles, Egypt and Palestine, Mesopotamia, Persia and the Caucasus.
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Most New Zealanders responded to the war with great enthusiasm. But as it dragged on, newspaper editorials called for greater sacrifices. The impact of the First World War on local communities and institutions such as clubs and schools is starkly illustrated.