From the Somme to Gallipoli to the home front, First WorldWar For Dummies provides an authoritative, accessible, andengaging introduction to the War to End All Wars. It takes a globalperspective of this global conflict, proving insight into theactions and motivations of the participants and how eachnation's story fits into the wider one.
Coverage also includes:
* The origins of the war and a snapshot of what the world lookedlike at the beginning of the 20th century
* The battles of Western Europe, and action in the Southern andEastern Fronts
* The war at home -- the civilian war, propaganda,opposition, politics, protests, and more
* 1918: The German spring offensive, the Allied success and thebeginning of the end
* The Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, and the effecton the future
First World War For Dummies is the go-to source forreaders seeking to learn more about the fundamental event of the20th century.