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Author Freedman, Russell.
Title The war to end all wars : World War I / by Russell Freedman.
Imprint Boston [Mass.] : Clarion Books, 2010.
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 IRC Collection  Juv. D522.7 .F74 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # Juv. D522.7 .F74 2010
Phys. Description 176 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Audience 012 up.
Summary "Examines World War I, the first global war in which modern weapons inflicted mass slaughter and an estimated 20 million people were killed."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-168) and index.
Contents Murder in Sarajevo -- Armed to the teeth -- To Berlin! To Paris! -- "The most terrible August in the history of the world" -- Stalemate -- The technology of death and destruction -- Life and death in the trenches -- Over the top -- The Battle of Verdun -- The Battle of the Somme -- The war at sea -- Mutiny, revolution, and the collapse of armies -- "Lafayette, we are here!" America joins the fight -- The last offensive and the collapse of empires -- Losing the peace.
Awards Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780547026862 (hc)
0547026862 (hc)