World War I
Published by DK Children
About World War I
Now revised and updated, World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide takes you from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Treaty of Versailles.
Experience some of the most prominent battles, such as the Somme and Verdun, through compelling direct accounts from soldiers who fought and civilians who lived through World War I. Get a close-up view in photographic galleries of the impressive weaponry and equipment used throughout the war. Learn more about the key people, including David Lloyd George and Joseph Joffre.
In this book you will find:
-Maps and a visual timeline to set the scene for the events to follow, highlighting when, where, and why things happened and changed history as they did
-A list of commemorations that took place 100 years after the war and memorials worldwide built to honour those who died in the conflict.
-Chapters outlining timelines, battles, wars, raids and the aftermath
A world war guide for anyone interested in learning more about World War I, offering a true understanding of a war that changed the course of history. Explore galleries showing the key weapons, vehicles, and equipment. Eyewitness accounts contain gripping first-person testimony, as well as maps, photography and key artefacts that illustrate the war and its changing technologies.