||UK (HarperCollins); USA (Holt), 5th UK printing, 2002, 12th USA printing, 2003
||A comprehensive history of the First World War which covers every battlefront, every nation at war, the fighting on land, at sea and in the air, the human suffering, the story of individuals, the heroism and the horror. Presents both a global and personal dimension. A testimony to the life, and death, of millions of men and women. The final chapters, covering peacemaking, remembrance, and memory, look at the impact of the war on the rest of the century that was to follow.
|Notes About This Book:
||The opening 34 pages portray the march to war. The author weaves the poetry of the war into the unfolding narrative. 80 photographs; a 10-page bibliography; 31 maps specially prepared by the author; a list of the estimated of the war dead of the principal belligerents.