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World's War Events (Vol 1-3) - The History of WW1 - cover

World's War Events (Vol 1-3) - The History of WW1

Various Authors

Publisher: e-artnow

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Summary

This book features a collection of articles and official accounts and records on events of the First World War (1914-1918), contemporaneously known as the Great War or "the war to end all wars", which was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with an estimated nine million combatant deaths and 13 million civilian deaths as a direct result of the war, while resulting genocides and the related 1918 Spanish flu pandemic caused another 17-100 million deaths worldwide.
Contents:
What Caused the War
The Defense of Liège
The Great Retreat
The Battle of the Marne
How the French Fought
The Race for the Channel
The Last Ditch in Belgium
Why Turkey Entered the War
The Falkland Sea Fight
Cruise of the Emden
Capture of Tsing-Tao
Gallipoli
Gas: Second Battle of Ypres
The Canadians at Ypres
Sinking of the Lusitania
Mountain Warfare
The Great Champagne Offensive of 1915
The Tragedy of Edith Cavell
Gallipoli Abandoned
The Death-Ship in the Sky
The Battle of Verdun
The Battle of Jutland Bank
Taking the Col di Lana
The Battle of the Somme
Russia's Refugees
The Tragedy of Rumania
Sixteen Months a War Prisoner
Under German Rule in France and Belgium
The Anglo-Russian Campaign in Turkey
Kitchener
Why America Broke with Germany
How the War Came to America
The War Message
British Operations at Saloniki
In Petrograd During the Seven Days
America's First Shot
German Activities in the United States
Preparing for War
The Capture of Jerusalem
American Ships and German Submarines
A Destroyer in Active Service
East Africa
Greece's Atonement
The Italians at Bay
Bottling up Zeebrugge and Ostend
With the American Submarines
Wounded Heroes of France
The Battle of Picardy
Bulgaria Quits
The Fighting Czecho-Slovaks
Six Days on the American Firing Line
An American Battlefield
Night Raids from the Air
The American Army in Europe
The American Navy In Europe
Armistice Terms Signed by Germany
Covenant of the League of Nations
Treaty of Peace with Germany
Treaty of Peace with Austria

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