The Real War 1914-1918
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The Real War 1914-1918

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Captain B. H. Liddell Hart is the foremost authority on World War I. In The Real War, the author has fused exhaustive research and creative brilliance with brevity and precision. Thus we have in one volume the war transformed into literature - an understandable, kaleidoscopic masterwork of military history.

This 1935 hardcover edition of THE REAL WAR was updated, revised an...more
Paperback, 508 pages
Published January 30th 1963 by Little, Brown and Company (first published 1930)
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Robert
I had actually been looking for a one-volume history of the first world war for a long time, and was delighted when I found that Basil Liddell-Hart had written one in 1930. His writing is as usual concise and engaging, though even I had a bit of trouble staying with it through the largest battles like Verdun, the Somme, and Passchendaele, though this is really more the nature of the conflict than Liddell-Hart's writing at fault.

However, the side campaigns and the eastern front are portrayed quit...more
Wayne
This was a criticof the strategy and tactics of both sides in WW I by a British military officer. Ir provided some interesting insights but mostly was short on overviews and long on criticism. You would need to have an indepth knowledge of WW I to get the most out of this book
Peter
Well written book about the cause and effect of World War One.
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WHY did the countries fight
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Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart usually known before his knighthood as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart was an English soldier, military historian and leading inter-war theorist.
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