The Illustrated History of World War One [Westwell]


A highly readable history of the military and political events of World War 1, described from the state of Europe before the declaration of war by Germany to the triumph of the Allies and the Armistice. Chronicles each course of each year of the war, and details the major events, including the battle of the Marne, the first day of the Somme, the race to the sea, and the stalemate on the Italian front. Fascinating fact boxes highlights the lives of important political leaders and generals, such as Alexi Brusilove, Henri-Phillipe, Petain, Douglas Haig, David Lloy George and President Woodrow Wilson.

Illustrated with over 350 compelling and evocative photographs taken during World War 1 and featuring informative maps and battle plans.