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The Great War is a perfect addition to the libraries of military buffs, especially those obsessed with the cataclysmic effects of 'the war to end all wars.'" --ForeWord "Hart cuts to the chase and goes straight to the major events and fronts that mattered This is the only single volume Great War history you need." --Mark Barnes, War History OnlineCited by: 3. This book is a military history of the First World War, which of course was originally known as the Great War. It covers only the major military campaigns of the war. It keeps politics and home front concerns on the periphery of these military campaigns/5. History of the Great War, was originally published under the title Brief History of the Great War in Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later/5(68). This book is a six volume history of the World War I, written during the war by Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle interviewed army generals, read their papers and diaries, and he also talked to numerous soldiers in order to get a full picture/5(15).
Description. Known as the "Great War," World War One was one of history's greatest tragedies. It eventually dragged most of Europe and the world into its bloody quagmire, inflicting more than four years of suffering, misery, maiming, and death on the belligerent nations. “The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz “On War represents the most ambitious effort ever made by a theorist of human conflict to systematize war and understand it for what it is.” “Absolutely essential for understanding the human phenomenon of war.”. Thucydides, our first great historian, wrote about the Peloponnesian War — the great war between Sparta and Athens. Rome was built by war and literature, and . Russian Civil War. After the First World War ended on the Western Front on November 11th, , and on other fronts at around that same time, Europe did not just suddenly go back to the relative peace of One of my favorite authors would serve during the war, taking part in the Battle of the Somme. In this episode, an Episode special.
A History of the Great War book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With thrillers such as 'The 39 Steps' and 'Greenmantle' J /5(3). A penetrating yet concise history of The Great War. One advantage of this work is that it was written in the s before WWII. There is no mention of Hitler or the Third Reich, and hence no looking backward so that the two wars become one extended conflict. The viewpoint is that of about /5. Known as the "Great War," World War One was one of history's greatest tragedies. It eventually dragged most of Europe and the world into its bloody quagmire, inflicting more than four years of suffering, misery, maiming, and death on the belligerent nations/5(2). The History of the Great War Based on Official Documents by Direction of the Committee of Imperial Defence (abbreviated to History of the Great War or British Official History) is a series of volumes, concerning the war effort of the British state during the First World y: Britain.