The faces of World War I / Max Arthur ; foreword by Ian Hislop.
By: Arthur, Max.Material type: BookPublisher: London : Cassell Illustrated, 2012Description: 288 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781844037124 (hbk.); 1844037126 (hbk.).Other title: Faces of World War One.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns | World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives | World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 940.4
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Charting the Allies' entry into warfare in 1914, Max Arthur tells the story in words and pictures of the new conscripted army's life through the five years of slaughter and suffering. He brilliantly conveys not only the heroism, but also the universal horror, futility, humour and boredom of warfare. From the front-line troops and the daily dice with death, to the support lines, communications, enlistment, training and propaganda, every aspect of the soldier's life is covered in this brilliant collection of images and interviews, that brings the Great War to life once more.
"The Great War in words and pictures"--Cover.
Originally published: 2007.
Pre-War -- 1914: Mons-Christmas truce -- 1915: Neuve Chapelle-Gallipoli -- 1916: Verdun-The Somme -- 1917: Arras-Cambrai -- 1918: Picardy-Armistice -- Aftermath.
Originally published: 2007. -Subtitle from jacket: The great war in words & pictures. -Includes index. -Collects photographs and interviews from World War I, depicting the horror, futility, boredom, and humor of the combatants.
Collects photographs and interviews from World War I, depicting the horror, futility, boredom, and humor of the combatants.
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