Titolo: World War I (DK Eyewitness Books)
Casa editrice: DK Children
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780756607418-3
Riassunto: New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text!
Here is an original and exciting guide to the grim challenge of life or death on the Western Front. Devastating first-hand reports and contemporary photographs of the battles that slaughtered millions, together with a clear account of how nation upon nation sent their men to join the carnage, combine to present a dramatic "eyewitness" view of this most terrible war. See the bullet-riddled car of the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, everyday life in the dugout, sappers mining tunnels beneath the enemy, and Mata Hari learning the art of spying. Learn how people avoided gas attacks, when periscopes were used, what soldiers wrote home to their sweethearts and mothers, the best way to use a tank, how troops flattened a hillside, and the meaning of Armistice Day. Discover how it felt to go over the top, what happened to all the bodies, how people dealt with shell shock, why war led to revolution, and much, much more.
L'autore: Simon Adams is the author of many popular history titles for children and adults including the DK Visual Timeline of the 20th Century, Eyewitness: Titanic and Eyewitness: World War 2.
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