By Andrew Wiest

The 1st really overall struggle, the ‘war to finish all wars’, stunned the realm with its scale and brutality. males from either side went to struggle in August 1914 watching for to be domestic by way of Christmas, yet at the Western and Italian Fronts troops grew to become locked in a grim stalemate of trench war. For the 1st time, advances in either agricultural and commercial construction had made it attainable to equip and maintain mass armies for years within the field.The Illustrated historical past of global struggle I describes a clash that all started with a naval palms race within the early 1900s, and resulted in 1918 with the deaths of approximately 23 million infantrymen of all international locations. As many extra may die within the influenza pandemic that raged after the battling had ceased. The battle introduced nice social, political and armed forces switch. The innocence of the Victorian international used to be long past, changed via an period of uncertainty.With the help of greater than 250 black-and-white images and full-colour works of art, The Illustrated historical past of worldwide conflict I recreates the battles and campaigns that raged around the floor of the globe, on land, at sea and within the air. together with complete color maps of particular activities and campaigns and have bins explaining vital occasions and personalities excited by the clash, The Illustrated historical past of global struggle I offers a picture and compelling account of the 1st actually smooth battle.

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