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World War I
by Chris Oxlade
World War I explores the secrets of World War I. As in all wars, each side needed to keep secrets from the enemy. At the same time, they tried to discover the enemy's secrets, using spies and code-breakers.
ebook, 48 pages
Published December 1st 2012 by Britannica Digital Learning
(first published January 1st 2011)
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Takes us from the beginning to the end of the war through the history of its secrets at the time. Code breaking, ciphers, developing technology, intelligence and so on. Graphical layout with actual photos and short written passages. Nothing too in-depth. Good introduction to WWI.
Chris Oxlade is the best-selling author of more than 150 non-fiction books, most of them explaining complex scientific ideas and modern technology to young readers in readable text.More about Chris Oxlade...