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And the World Went Dark: An Illustrated Interpretation of the Great War

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This beautiful and evocative book gives an illustrated overview of the First World War, on land, on sea and in the air. With original drawings in full color, Steven Patricia uses 30 years' experience as a historical illustrator to give an informative and insightful account of the war, portraying the human faces of the participants and capturing moments in time with a vivid ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published July 8th 2016 by Casemate
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John Kaess
Aug 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a most unusual book; unlike any other historical account of The First World War. Instead of focusing on events and important personages, it brings us into personal contact with the soldiers themselves via diary excerpts, sketches, and descriptions of the tools and equipment of waging this war. You'll come away with a very personal feeling after reading and viewing this book. While every page has sketches and drawings, the glue that pulls it all together is reading the words of the soldie ...more
Carol
Feb 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
This book used an interesting approach to broaden my knowledge of WW1, which is sadly lacking. Although I read it in its entirety, I can see myself going back to it repeatedly, and reading sections over again. There is a lot of information there, but it is broken up into nice manageable pieces, so you can read about a particular subject and mull it over for awhile. The personal anecdotes gave it great feeling.
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