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World War I and the age of modern warfare, Kevin Hillstrom

Label
World War I and the age of modern warfare
Title
World War I and the age of modern warfare
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Hillstrom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a comprehensive account of the alliances and tensions that triggered the Great War; details the horrors of trench warfare and the new weapons used in the conflict; provides an overview of the war's key offensives; and explains the legacy of the war. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillstrom, Kevin
Dewey number
940.3
Index
index present
LC call number
D521
LC item number
.H44 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
World War I and the age of modern warfare, Kevin Hillstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to use this book -- Research topics for defining moments: World War I and the birth of modern warfare -- Narrative overview -- Origins of "The Great War" -- New military technologies unleashed -- Life and death in the trenches -- A new kind of war for civilians -- The United States joins the Allies and Russia backs out -- The war grinds to a gruesome end -- Legacy of World War I -- Biographies -- Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929) -- French general and Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies -- Douglas Haig (1861-1928) -- British Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) -- David Lloyd George (1863-1945) -- British Prime Minister from 1916 to 1922 -- Erich Ludendorff (1865-1937) -- German general and chief architect of the spring 1918 German offensive -- Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) -- Emperor of Russia during World War I -- John J. Pershing (1860-1948) -- Commander of American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I -- Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941) -- German Emperor during World War I -- Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) -- President of the United States during World War I -- Primary sources -- Starting down the path to war -- On the eve of war -- France celebrates victory in the Battle of the Marne -- The United States protests the sinking of the Lusitania -- A German witness to genocide in Turkey -- The "lust of butchery" at Verdun -- A British officer at the Western Front -- A soldier gives thanks for a battle wound -- The terror of gas warfare -- A German soldier's crisis of conscience -- The Zimmerman Telegram -- Wilson urges Congress to declare war against Germany -- Wilson's Fourteen Points -- Ludendorff praises Germany's 1918 Spring Offensive -- Haig issues his "Backs to the Wall" order -- British forces occupy the German Rhineland -- Adolf Hitler fumes about the treaty of Versailles -- Britain's last veteran of the Great War passes away -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology -- Sources for further study
Control code
ocn775419578
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780780813250
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013002088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780813250
  • (OCoLC)775419578
Label
World War I and the age of modern warfare, Kevin Hillstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to use this book -- Research topics for defining moments: World War I and the birth of modern warfare -- Narrative overview -- Origins of "The Great War" -- New military technologies unleashed -- Life and death in the trenches -- A new kind of war for civilians -- The United States joins the Allies and Russia backs out -- The war grinds to a gruesome end -- Legacy of World War I -- Biographies -- Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929) -- French general and Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies -- Douglas Haig (1861-1928) -- British Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) -- David Lloyd George (1863-1945) -- British Prime Minister from 1916 to 1922 -- Erich Ludendorff (1865-1937) -- German general and chief architect of the spring 1918 German offensive -- Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) -- Emperor of Russia during World War I -- John J. Pershing (1860-1948) -- Commander of American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I -- Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941) -- German Emperor during World War I -- Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) -- President of the United States during World War I -- Primary sources -- Starting down the path to war -- On the eve of war -- France celebrates victory in the Battle of the Marne -- The United States protests the sinking of the Lusitania -- A German witness to genocide in Turkey -- The "lust of butchery" at Verdun -- A British officer at the Western Front -- A soldier gives thanks for a battle wound -- The terror of gas warfare -- A German soldier's crisis of conscience -- The Zimmerman Telegram -- Wilson urges Congress to declare war against Germany -- Wilson's Fourteen Points -- Ludendorff praises Germany's 1918 Spring Offensive -- Haig issues his "Backs to the Wall" order -- British forces occupy the German Rhineland -- Adolf Hitler fumes about the treaty of Versailles -- Britain's last veteran of the Great War passes away -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology -- Sources for further study
Control code
ocn775419578
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 234 pages
Isbn
9780780813250
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013002088
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780813250
  • (OCoLC)775419578

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