History of War

INTO THE ABYSS THE STORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR   VOLUME 1

‘WHEN THE SWORD IS ONCE DRAWN, THE PASSIONS OF MEN OBSERVE NO BOUNDS OF MODERATION”

American Historian Gerald J. Meyer’s account of the start of World War I has been released at a most auspicious moment, as the centenary of the armistice that ended the Great War

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