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First World War for Dummies

By: Dr. Sean Lang
Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
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From the Somme to Gallipoli to the home front, First World War for Dummies provides an authoritative, accessible, and engaging introduction to the War to End All Wars. It takes a global perspective of this global conflict, proving insight into the actions and motivations of the participants and how each nation's story fits into the wider one. 

Coverage also includes: the origins of the war and a snapshot of what the world looked like at the beginning of the 20th century; the battles of Western Europe, and action in the Southern and Eastern Fronts; the war at home - the civilian war, propaganda, opposition, politics, protests, and more; 1918: The German spring offensive, the Allied success, and the beginning of the end; and the Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, and the effect on the future. 

First World War for Dummies is the go-to source for listeners seeking to learn more about the fundamental event of the 20th century.

©2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (P)2019 Tantor
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  • Categories: History

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Amazing Audio-book!!

An amazing audio-book with great narration, everything you need to know about the Great War explained in amazing detail. So good I’ve now bought the WW2 for dummies book. Highly recommend this if you have a zero to medium amount of knowledge on the subject

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WW1 HIstory & Untold History

I have learnt alot on WW1. Great audible and the narrator did a fantastic job aswell. enjoyed listening to this Audible.