True stories of The First World War

Paul Dowswell

Ten thrilling stories of the First World War.

Today, almost a century after it was fought, the First World War still haunts us. With its aircraft, submarines, machines guns and tanks, it was the first modern war. Many of the generals who fought in it came from an age of cavalry charges and dashing red uniforms.

The result was slaughter on a massive scale, making it one of the most troubling was in history.

Gripping and engaging for readers who prefer real life to fiction, this book contains eye witness accounts of some of the First World Wars most important events, from the epic naval battle of Jutland to the strange Christmas truce of 1914.

Including maps and some line drawings, this book is suitable for young readers aged 8 years +.

Soft cover, 137 pages.