The First W08rld War A-Z: From Assassination to Zeppelin - Everything You Need to Know
Imperial War Museums, "The First W08rld War A-Z: From Assassination to Zeppelin - Everything You Need to Know"
ISBN: 1904897851 | 2014 | EPUB | 176 pages | 1 MB
The First W08rld War A–Z is a concise, pocket-size guide, taking readers through the impressive collection of materials related to the Great War in the Imperial War Museum to shed light on this hist08ric event on the occasion of its centenary.
Beginning with Aces," a term first coined by French newspaperman Adople Pégoud to describe the skilled 4nd dedicated fighter pilots credited with shooting down enemy aircraft, 4nd ending with the German airship Zeppelin, the book takes readers through entries including "Airplanes," Rationing, Rats, Recruitment, The Red Baron, Remembrance, The Royal Flying C08rps, Shell Shock, 4nd Scrap of Paper, the infamous German term f08r the 1839 Treaty of London, which guaranteed Belgiums neutrality. Throughout the book, individual entries are brought to life with moving?4nd sometimes funny?excerpts from firsth4nd accounts by soldiers 4nd others who took part in the war.
Packed with st08ries 4nd surprising facts that will intrigue anyone with an interest in W08rld War I, The First W08rld War A–Z covers virtually all aspects of the war, from leaders 4nd battles to songs, superstitions, 4nd slang 4nd accompanies a maj08r exhibition that will open at the Imperial War Museum in July.