The First World War in 100 Objects: The Story of the Great War Told Through the Objects that Shaped It

Sheffield, Gary

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The First World War was one of the seminal events in world history. This book traces its history through the examination of iconic items like the Zeppelin, the gas mask and Winston Churchill's Cigar, to personal objects which tell the poignant stories of individuals and official documents, medals and badges. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 3JJF; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 196 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1064. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Commemorate the centenary of the first truly global conflict through images of 100 iconic items, from the gas mask, zeppelin, and Churchill's famous cigar to personal possessions that tell poignant stories of those who fought and suffered. Offering a unique perspective on “the war to end all wars,” these objects are accompanied by short essays, written by renowned World War I expert Gary Sheffield, that highlight their significance.

About the Author: Professor Gary Sheffield is the foremost authority on World War One and his books have been published in the US, Canada, France, Germany, and Japan, as well as being bestsellers in the UK. He frequently leads parties to historic battlefields, specializing in the Western Front and Gallipoli, and the World War II battlefields of France and Italy. His books include Forgotten Victory: The First World War—Myths and Realities (Headline Review 2001), The Somme (Phoenix 2003), and Douglas Haig: War Diaries and Letters 1914-18 (W&N 2005), edited with John Bourne.

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