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The Concise History of WWI

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In 1914 the world engaged in global conflict that was to scar human history and redefine the meaning of the word "war". Known as the Great War, decades of burgeoning imperialism and the formation of complex alliances brought the world's great powers face to face in conflict on a hitherto unprecedented scale. When the war ended in 1918, four empires had ceased to exist, the ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published January 1st 2014 by G2 Entertainment (first published November 1st 2013)
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Marsha Graham
Gives insight into the causes of WWI as well as the - to me - dumbfounding lack of planning by the instigators. Because of all the interlacing treaties what was intended to be a small, contained, war of aggression ended up as a conflagration.

I can't imagine this happening in quite this way even today. While we have long, drawn out wars (see Afghanistan) we seem to have a much better ability not to throw away millions of lives or end up with trench warfare. There are photos to go with a pretty c
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