The First World War in 100 Objects: The Story of the Great War Told Through the Objects That Shaped It
Archduke Ferdinand’s car. A rum jar. And rifles, helmets, and barbed wire. Written by a renowned expert on World War One, this fully international book takes an unusual approach to understanding the bloody conflict. It examines 100 objects from the era, ranging from the gas mask, zeppelin, and Churchill's famous cigar to personal possessions that tell poignant stories of those who fought, suffered, and died. Offering a unique perspective on “the war to end all wars,” these objects are accompanied by short essays that highlight their significance.