Ilkley and The Great War

Ilkley and The Great War

Khaki Jack

Khaki Jack

An Illustrated Introduction to the First World War

Series: An Illustrated Introduction to ...

Publication Date15th June 2014

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations80

Height234

Width165

Fascinated by history? Wish you knew more? The Illustrated Introductions are here to help. In this lavishly illustrated, accessible guide, find out everything you need to know about the First World War.
RRP: £9.99 Online Price £8.99
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445632964

One of the most profound events in human history, the First World War, marks its hundredth anniversary in 2014. People across the world commemorate the fighting and mourn the countless losses every year, eager to ensure that no such tragedy befalls humanity again. This introduction is presented chronologically, breaking the war down into its catalyst and each year of its development, its aftermath and legacy. Through fascinating contemporary images and concise, riveting narrative, it explores elements that vary from the poetry and correspondence of those serving to the technological developments that helped make the First World War the first 'modern' war.

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