Wwi: Tales from the Trenches (Paperback)
"Stunning stories that weave together the major fronts of WWI into a sweeping narrative." ─ Reviewer
The Great War left millions of civilians and soldiers maimed or dead.
Follow in the footsteps of the British, German, and American servicemen as they detail the life and struggles of war in a strange and foreign country. Uncover their mesmerizing, realistic stories of combat, courage, and distress in readable and balanced stories told from the front lines.
Witness the creation of new technologies of destruction: tanks, planes, and submarines; machine guns and field artillery; poison gas and chemical warfare. It introduced U-boat packs and strategic bombing, unrestricted war on civilians and mistreatment of prisoners.
World War I reduced Europe's mightiest empires to rubble, killed twenty million people, and cracked the foundations of our modern world. In its wake, empires toppled, monarchies fell, and whole populations lost their national identities.