Military history

The First World War

The First World War

Nearly a century has passed since the outbreak of World War I, yet as military historian Hew Strachan argues in this brilliant and authoritative new book, the legacy of the “war to end all wars” is with us still. The First World War was a truly global conflict from the start, with many of the most decisive battles fought in or directly affecting the Balkans, Africa, and the Ottoman Empire. Even more than World War II, the First World War continues to shape the politics and international relations of our world, especially in hot spots like the Middle East and the Balkans.

Introduction

Chapter 1: TO ARMS

Chapter 2: UNDER THE EAGLE

Chapter 3: GLOBAL WAR

Chapter 4: JIHAD

Chapter 5: SHACKLED TO A CORPSE

Chapter 6: BREAKING THE DEADLOCK

Chapter 7: BLOCKADE

Chapter 8: REVOLUTION

Chapter 9: GERMANY’S LAST GAMBLE

Chapter 10: WAR WITHOUT END

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