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"The War to End Wars, 1914-18", by John Man, 1999. Published by Reader's Digest.

Hardcover book, 160 pages, includes timechart & index.

In very tidy condition, no grafitti or torn pages noted.

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This book describes this most searing of conflicts: the first truly global war. An assassintaion triggered it - the shooting of an Austrian archduke by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo - and when it broke out in August 1914, many thought it would be no more than a short, sharp, corrective shock - "all over by Christmas", they predicted. Almost alone the English author H.G. Wells foretold a long and bloody clog, the "war to end wars" in his words. By the time the bloodletting had run its course, some 8½ million men lay dead, slain in places as far apart as Gallipoli and the Somme, East Africa and China. Caught in the stagnant nightmare of the trenches - a world, it seemed, that had lost all meaning - many succumbed to "shell shock".

When the armistice was finally agreed in November 1918, the world was exhausted - and transformed. Communism had established itself in Russia, & new nations were sprouting from the ruins of the old Habsburg Empire.

Includes hundreds of photos, diagrams, and maps.

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