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Title:
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war / Max Hastings.
Call Number:
940.311 HAS
Publication Date:
[2013].
Edition:
1st American ed.
Publisher:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013].
Electronic Access:
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Physical Description:
xxxvii, 628 pages : black & white illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Originally published in Great Britain by William Collins in 2013 as: Catastrophe.
Contents:
1914 chronology -- The organisation of armies in 1914 -- Sarajevo -- 'A feeling that events are in the air' -- The descent to war -- 'The superb spectacle of the world bursting into flames' -- Disaster on the Drina -- Death with flags and trumpets -- The British flight -- The retreat -- Tannenberg : 'Alas, how many thousands lie there bleeding!' -- The hour of Joffre -- The nemesis of Moltke -- 'Poor devils, they fought their ships like men' -- Three armies in Poland -- 'Did you ever dance with him?' -- Open country, open sky -- Ypres : 'Something that was completely hopeless' -- 'War becomes the scourge of mankind' -- Mudlife -- Silent night, holy night.
Summary:
A history of the outbreak of World War I, from the breakdown of diplomacy to the dramatic battles that occurred before the war bogged down in the trenches.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [567]-603) and index.
Uniform Title:
Added Title:
1914 : Europe goes to war

Europe goes to war
Horizon Bib Number:
1453048
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