World War I: The Definitive Visual History, New Edition (DK Definitive Visual Histories) (Hardcover)

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Now revised and updated, World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide takes you from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Treaty of Versailles.

Experience some of the most prominent battles, such as the Somme and Verdun, through compelling direct accounts from soldiers who fought and civilians who lived through World War I. Get a close-up view in photographic galleries of the impressive weaponry and equipment used throughout the war. Learn more about the key people, including David Lloyd George and Joseph Joffre.

In this book, you will find:

-Maps and a visual timeline to set the scene for the events to follow, highlighting when, where, and why things happened and changed history as they did

-A list of commemorations that took place 100 years after the war and memorials worldwide built to honor those who died in the conflict. 

-Chapters outlining timelines, battles, wars, raids, and the aftermath

A world war guide for anyone interested in learning more about World War I, offering a true understanding of a war that changed the course of history. Explore galleries showing the key weapons, vehicles, and equipment. Eyewitness accounts contain gripping first-person testimony, as well as maps, photography, and key artifacts that illustrate the war and its changing technologies.

About the Author


Dorling Kindersley was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher Rough Guides.

Praise For…


The folks at DK have almost single-handedly rejuvenated if not reinvented the often moribund world of non-fiction books for children. [Eyewitness series] (Newsweek) ...a mini museum between the covers of a book. [Eyewitness series] (The New York Times) These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers. [Eyewitness series] (School Library Journal)


Product Details
ISBN: 9780744098518
ISBN-10: 0744098513
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: May 21st, 2024
Pages: 372
Language: English
Series: DK Definitive Visual Histories