The Usborne Introduction to the First World War

Learn all about the first major conflict of the twentieth century with this thought-provoking and informative book. This title provides detailed accounts of all the major battles and how the latest innovations such as submarines, tanks, poison gas and barbed wire helped shape the course of the war; it also examines the impact of the war on the home front, especially the changes it made to the lives of British women. The cultural legacy of the war and how it inspired the works of war poets, writers, artists and filmmakers is also explored. Illustrated with dramatic photographs and detailed colour maps, The Usborne Introduction to the First World War is internet-linked to provide young learners with the opportunity for further independent research.

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