World War I

The Definitive Visual History, New Edition

Author DK
Hardcover
$40.00 US
9.63"W x 11.31"H x 1.22"D  
On sale May 21, 2024 | 372 Pages | 9780744098518
Now revised and updated, World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide takes you from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Treaty of Versailles.

Experience some of the most prominent battles, such as the Somme and Verdun, through compelling direct accounts from soldiers who fought and civilians who lived through World War I. Get a close-up view in photographic galleries of the impressive weaponry and equipment used throughout the war. Learn more about the key people, including David Lloyd George and Joseph Joffre.

In this book, you will find:

-Maps and a visual timeline to set the scene for the events to follow, highlighting when, where, and why things happened and changed history as they did

-A list of commemorations that took place 100 years after the war and memorials worldwide built to honor those who died in the conflict. 

-Chapters outlining timelines, battles, wars, raids, and the aftermath

A world war guide for anyone interested in learning more about World War I, offering a true understanding of a war that changed the course of history. Explore galleries showing the key weapons, vehicles, and equipment. Eyewitness accounts contain gripping first-person testimony, as well as maps, photography, and key artifacts that illustrate the war and its changing technologies.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children. [Eyewitness series] (Newsweek) ...a mini museum between the covers of a book. [Eyewitness series] (The New York Times) These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers. [Eyewitness series] (School Library Journal)
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Now revised and updated, World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide takes you from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Treaty of Versailles.

Experience some of the most prominent battles, such as the Somme and Verdun, through compelling direct accounts from soldiers who fought and civilians who lived through World War I. Get a close-up view in photographic galleries of the impressive weaponry and equipment used throughout the war. Learn more about the key people, including David Lloyd George and Joseph Joffre.

In this book, you will find:

-Maps and a visual timeline to set the scene for the events to follow, highlighting when, where, and why things happened and changed history as they did

-A list of commemorations that took place 100 years after the war and memorials worldwide built to honor those who died in the conflict. 

-Chapters outlining timelines, battles, wars, raids, and the aftermath

A world war guide for anyone interested in learning more about World War I, offering a true understanding of a war that changed the course of history. Explore galleries showing the key weapons, vehicles, and equipment. Eyewitness accounts contain gripping first-person testimony, as well as maps, photography, and key artifacts that illustrate the war and its changing technologies.

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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children. [Eyewitness series] (Newsweek) ...a mini museum between the covers of a book. [Eyewitness series] (The New York Times) These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers. [Eyewitness series] (School Library Journal)

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