A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR.

Pollard, A. F.


£25.00




4th ed., 1942. 19 plates of maps, some of which are fldg. Red cloth; 19 x 12cm. Spine faded; foxing mainly to edges & margins o/w V.G. First published in 1920 when events of the Great War were still fresh, this book examines the subject through the following chapters: The Breach of the Peace. The German Invasion. Russia Moves. The War on and beyond the Seas. Establishing the Western Front. The First Winter of the War. The Failure of the Allied Offensive. The Defeat of Russia. The Climax of German Success. The Second Winter of the War. The Second German Offensive in the West. The Allied German Counter-Offensive. The Balkans and Political Reactions. The Turn of the Tide. Hope Deferred. The Balance of Power. The Eve of the Final Struggle. The Last German Offensive. The Victory of the Entente. The Foundations of Peace. Index. Illustrated with nineteen maps, some of which are folding.


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