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Facing Armageddon : The First World War Experience

By: Cecil, Hugh.
Contributor(s): Liddle, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Pen & Sword paperback: Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2003Description: 1 online resource (974 p.).ISBN: 9781783834655.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain | World War, 1914-1918 | World WarGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Facing Armageddon : The First World War ExperienceDDC classification: 940.3 | 940.341 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Hugh Cecil, Peter Liddle; Part I A WORLD AT WAR; Chapter 1 John Terraine: The Substance of the War; Chapter 2 Imanuel Geiss: The Civilian Dimension of the War; Part II COMMAND: RESPONSIBILITY AND STRESS; Chapter 3 Martin Gilbert:Winston Churchill and the Strain of Office, 1914-1915; Chapter 4 George Cassar: Kitchener at the War Office; Chapter 5 Martin Kitchen: Ludendorff and Germany's Defeat; Chapter 6 Frank Vandiver: Haig and Pershing
Chapter 7 Leonard Smith: The French High Command and the Mutinies of Spring 1917Chapter 8 Trevor Wilson, Robin Prior: British Decision-making 1917: Lloyd George, the Generals and Passchendaele; Chapter 9 Bullitt Lowry: War Experience and Armistice Conditions: Generals and Politicians; Part III THE NAVAL AND AIR WAR; Chapter 10 Werner Rahn: The German Naval War 1914-18: Strategy and Experience; Chapter 11 Chris Page: The British Experience of Enforcing Blockade: The Armed Merchant Cruisers in 1915; Chapter 12 Tony Lane: The British Merchant Seaman at War
Chapter 13 Geoffrey Till: Brothers in Arms: The British Army and Navy at the DardanellesChapter 14 Renato Sicurezza: Italy and the War in the Adriatic; Chapter 15 Jack Bruce: The War in the Air: The Men and their Machines; Chapter 16 Peter Kilduff: A German airman and his war: Oscar Bechtle; Part IV SOLDIERS: NATIONAL AND UNIT IDENTITY - GENERAL; Chapter 17 Stephane Audoin-Rouzeau: The French Soldier in the Trenches; Chapter 18 Erik Zürcher: Little Mehmet in the Desert: The Ottoman Soldier's Experience; Chapter 19 James Cooke: The American Soldier in France 1917-19
Chapter 20 Jane Leonard: The Reactions of Irish Officers in the British Army to the Easter Rising of 1916Chapter 21 Thomas Nevin: Ernst Jünger: German Stormtrooper Chronicler; Chapter 22 Richard Holmes: The Last Hurrah: Cavalry on the Western Front, August - September 1914; Part V SOLDIERS: NATIONAL AND UNIT IDENTITY - BRITISH; Chapter 23 Peter Simkins: The War Experience of a Typical Kitchener Division - the 18th Division; Chapter 24 Edward Spiers: The Scottish Soldier at War; Chapter 25 John Bourne: The British Working Man in Arms
Chapter 26 Donald Richter: The Experience of the British Special Brigade in Gas WarfareChapter 27 Diana Shaw: The Forgotten Army of Women: Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps; Part VI SOLDIER MORALE; Chapter 28 Hew Strachan: The Morale of the German Army 1917-18; Chapter 29 Geoffrey Wawro: Morale in the Austro-Hungarian Army: the Evidence of Habsburg Army Campaign Reports and Allied Intelligence Officers; Chapter 30 Gary Sheffield: Officer-Man Relations, Discipline and Morale in the British Army of the Great War
Chapter 31 Irina Davidian: The Russian Soldier's Morale from the Evidence of Tsarist Military Censorship
Summary: Facing Armageddon is the first scholarly work on the 1914-18 War to explore, on a world-wide basis, the real nature of the participants experience. Sixty-four scholars from all over the globe deliver the fruits of recent research in what civilians and servicemen passed through, in the air, on the sea and on land.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Hugh Cecil, Peter Liddle; Part I A WORLD AT WAR; Chapter 1 John Terraine: The Substance of the War; Chapter 2 Imanuel Geiss: The Civilian Dimension of the War; Part II COMMAND: RESPONSIBILITY AND STRESS; Chapter 3 Martin Gilbert:Winston Churchill and the Strain of Office, 1914-1915; Chapter 4 George Cassar: Kitchener at the War Office; Chapter 5 Martin Kitchen: Ludendorff and Germany's Defeat; Chapter 6 Frank Vandiver: Haig and Pershing

Chapter 7 Leonard Smith: The French High Command and the Mutinies of Spring 1917Chapter 8 Trevor Wilson, Robin Prior: British Decision-making 1917: Lloyd George, the Generals and Passchendaele; Chapter 9 Bullitt Lowry: War Experience and Armistice Conditions: Generals and Politicians; Part III THE NAVAL AND AIR WAR; Chapter 10 Werner Rahn: The German Naval War 1914-18: Strategy and Experience; Chapter 11 Chris Page: The British Experience of Enforcing Blockade: The Armed Merchant Cruisers in 1915; Chapter 12 Tony Lane: The British Merchant Seaman at War

Chapter 13 Geoffrey Till: Brothers in Arms: The British Army and Navy at the DardanellesChapter 14 Renato Sicurezza: Italy and the War in the Adriatic; Chapter 15 Jack Bruce: The War in the Air: The Men and their Machines; Chapter 16 Peter Kilduff: A German airman and his war: Oscar Bechtle; Part IV SOLDIERS: NATIONAL AND UNIT IDENTITY - GENERAL; Chapter 17 Stephane Audoin-Rouzeau: The French Soldier in the Trenches; Chapter 18 Erik Zürcher: Little Mehmet in the Desert: The Ottoman Soldier's Experience; Chapter 19 James Cooke: The American Soldier in France 1917-19

Chapter 20 Jane Leonard: The Reactions of Irish Officers in the British Army to the Easter Rising of 1916Chapter 21 Thomas Nevin: Ernst Jünger: German Stormtrooper Chronicler; Chapter 22 Richard Holmes: The Last Hurrah: Cavalry on the Western Front, August - September 1914; Part V SOLDIERS: NATIONAL AND UNIT IDENTITY - BRITISH; Chapter 23 Peter Simkins: The War Experience of a Typical Kitchener Division - the 18th Division; Chapter 24 Edward Spiers: The Scottish Soldier at War; Chapter 25 John Bourne: The British Working Man in Arms

Chapter 26 Donald Richter: The Experience of the British Special Brigade in Gas WarfareChapter 27 Diana Shaw: The Forgotten Army of Women: Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps; Part VI SOLDIER MORALE; Chapter 28 Hew Strachan: The Morale of the German Army 1917-18; Chapter 29 Geoffrey Wawro: Morale in the Austro-Hungarian Army: the Evidence of Habsburg Army Campaign Reports and Allied Intelligence Officers; Chapter 30 Gary Sheffield: Officer-Man Relations, Discipline and Morale in the British Army of the Great War

Chapter 31 Irina Davidian: The Russian Soldier's Morale from the Evidence of Tsarist Military Censorship

Facing Armageddon is the first scholarly work on the 1914-18 War to explore, on a world-wide basis, the real nature of the participants experience. Sixty-four scholars from all over the globe deliver the fruits of recent research in what civilians and servicemen passed through, in the air, on the sea and on land.

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