The Usborne Introduction to the FIRST WORLD WAR
Ruth Brocklehurst and Henry Brook
The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in 1914, provided the spark that ignited the first truly global war. Find out about the soldiers' terrifying experiences in the trenches, and the vast array of deadly new weapons. Discover how the war affected every corner of the globe, and how it provoked revolutions and toppled empires. Beautifully illustrated with contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps, this accessible and thought provoking resource has been published by Usborne Publishing and the Imperial War Museum. Hard cover, 129 pages.