The Resource World War I, written by Simon Adams ; photographed by Andy Crawford

World War I, written by Simon Adams ; photographed by Andy Crawford

Label
World War I
Title
World War I
Statement of responsibility
written by Simon Adams ; photographed by Andy Crawford
Title variation
  • World War One
  • World War 1
  • Eyewitness World War I
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides an eyewitness account of the war that devastated Europe, from the assassination of an archduke to the killing fields of France. New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text! Here is an original and exciting guide to the grim challenge of life or death on the Western Front. Devastating first-hand reports and contemporary photographs of the battles that slaughtered millions, together with a clear account of how nation upon nation sent their men to join the carnage, combine to present a dramatic "eyewitness" view of this most terrible war. See the bullet-riddled car of the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, everyday life in the dugout, sappers mining tunnels beneath the enemy, and Mata Hari learning the art of spying. Learn how people avoided gas attacks, when periscopes were used, what soldiers wrote home to their sweethearts and mothers, the best way to use a tank, how troops flattened a hillside, and the meaning of Armistice Day. Discover how it felt to go over the top, what happened to all the bodies, how people dealt with shell shock, why war led to revolution, and much, much more
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, Simon
Dewey number
940.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D521.7
LC item number
.A33 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Crawford, Andy
Series statement
DK eyewitness
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
juvenile
Label
World War I, written by Simon Adams ; photographed by Andy Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Witness the horror and heroism of the Great War--from the assassination of an archduke to the life in the trenches"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Divided Europe -- Fatal shot -- War in the west -- Fighting men -- Joining up -- Stalemate -- Life in the trenches -- Ready to fight -- Communication -- Keeping watch -- Bombardment -- Over the top -- Casualty -- Women at war -- War in the air -- Zeppelin -- War at sea -- Gallipoli -- Verdun -- Gas attack -- Eastern front -- War in the desert -- Espionage -- Tank warfare -- The US joins -- Mines and mud -- Final year -- Armistice and peace -- Cost of the war -- Did you know? -- People and places -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465420589
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878945762
  • 734204
  • (OCoLC)ocn878945762
Label
World War I, written by Simon Adams ; photographed by Andy Crawford
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Witness the horror and heroism of the Great War--from the assassination of an archduke to the life in the trenches"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Divided Europe -- Fatal shot -- War in the west -- Fighting men -- Joining up -- Stalemate -- Life in the trenches -- Ready to fight -- Communication -- Keeping watch -- Bombardment -- Over the top -- Casualty -- Women at war -- War in the air -- Zeppelin -- War at sea -- Gallipoli -- Verdun -- Gas attack -- Eastern front -- War in the desert -- Espionage -- Tank warfare -- The US joins -- Mines and mud -- Final year -- Armistice and peace -- Cost of the war -- Did you know? -- People and places -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
American edition.
Extent
72 pages
Isbn
9781465420589
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878945762
  • 734204
  • (OCoLC)ocn878945762

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