A History of the Great War : 1914-1918

By: Cruttwell, C.R.M.FMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (688 p.)ISBN: 9781613733677Subject(s): World war, 1914-1918 -- History | World war, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works | World war, 1914-1918Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A History of the Great War : 1914-1918DDC classification: 918.109237 LOC classification: D503 .C384 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Chapter I. Armies and Plans; Chapter II. Defeat and Victory in the West; Chapter III. Tannenberg and Lemberg; Chapter IV. The Naval Situation at the Beginning of War; Chapter V. The Campaign in Poland, 1914; Chapter VI. The First Battle of Ypres; Chapter VII. The Fortunes of Admiral Von Spee; Chapter VIII. The First Effects of the War on Belli-Gerents and Neutrals; Chapter IX. The Strategical Preparartions for 1915; Chapter X. The Campaign in France and Flanders, 1915
Chapter XI. The Retreat of Russia, 1915Chapter XII. The British Blockade and the First German Submarine Campaign; Chapter XIII. The Dardanelles; Chapter XIV. The Collapse of the Entente Plans in the Balkans in 1915 ; Chapter XV. Verdun; Chapter XVI. The Somme; Chapter XVII. Events in the East in 1916; Chapter XVIII. The War in the North Sea Until JutLand; Chapter XIX. Jutland1; Chapter XX. Mesopotamia, Egypt and Palestine, 1914-1917 ; Chapter XXI. Attempts to Negotiate Peace, 1916-1917; ChapterXXII. The Great Submarine Campaign and the Entry of America into the War
Chapter XXIII. Changes in the Political and Military Direction of the Entente Chapter XXIV. The Russian Revolution; Chapter XXV.The Campaign in Flanders, 1917 Messines and Passchendaele; Chapter XXVI. The Italian Campaign to Caporetto; Chapter XXVII. Caporetto and the Defence of the Piave; Chapter XXVIII. Cambrai; Chapter XXIX. Peace in the East; Chapter XXX. Preparation and Counter-Preparation for the Great Attack in the West; Chapter XXXI. The Last German Bid for Victory; Chapter XXXII. Zeebrugge and Ostend; Chapter XXXIII. Foch's Counter-Stroke and the Great Reversal of Fortune
Chapter XXXIV. Tout Le Monde À La Bataille 1Chapter XXXV. The Negotiations ; Chapter XXXVI. The German Revolution and the Armi-stice; Chapter XXXVII. The Last Year of the Italian War and the End of Austria-Hungary; Chapter XXXVIII. The Overthrow of Turkey the Conquest of Mesopotamia; The Final Campaign in Palestine; Epilogue; Appendix I: Casualties; Appendix II: Table of Principal Events ; Index
Summary: This vivid, detailed history of World War I presents the general reader with an accurate and readable account of the campaigns and battles, along with brilliant portraits of the leaders and generals of all countries involved. Scrupulously fair, praising and blaming friend and enemy as circumstances demand, this has become established as the classic account of the first world-wide war.
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Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Chapter I. Armies and Plans; Chapter II. Defeat and Victory in the West; Chapter III. Tannenberg and Lemberg; Chapter IV. The Naval Situation at the Beginning of War; Chapter V. The Campaign in Poland, 1914; Chapter VI. The First Battle of Ypres; Chapter VII. The Fortunes of Admiral Von Spee; Chapter VIII. The First Effects of the War on Belli-Gerents and Neutrals; Chapter IX. The Strategical Preparartions for 1915; Chapter X. The Campaign in France and Flanders, 1915

Chapter XI. The Retreat of Russia, 1915Chapter XII. The British Blockade and the First German Submarine Campaign; Chapter XIII. The Dardanelles; Chapter XIV. The Collapse of the Entente Plans in the Balkans in 1915 ; Chapter XV. Verdun; Chapter XVI. The Somme; Chapter XVII. Events in the East in 1916; Chapter XVIII. The War in the North Sea Until JutLand; Chapter XIX. Jutland1; Chapter XX. Mesopotamia, Egypt and Palestine, 1914-1917 ; Chapter XXI. Attempts to Negotiate Peace, 1916-1917; ChapterXXII. The Great Submarine Campaign and the Entry of America into the War

Chapter XXIII. Changes in the Political and Military Direction of the Entente Chapter XXIV. The Russian Revolution; Chapter XXV.The Campaign in Flanders, 1917 Messines and Passchendaele; Chapter XXVI. The Italian Campaign to Caporetto; Chapter XXVII. Caporetto and the Defence of the Piave; Chapter XXVIII. Cambrai; Chapter XXIX. Peace in the East; Chapter XXX. Preparation and Counter-Preparation for the Great Attack in the West; Chapter XXXI. The Last German Bid for Victory; Chapter XXXII. Zeebrugge and Ostend; Chapter XXXIII. Foch's Counter-Stroke and the Great Reversal of Fortune

Chapter XXXIV. Tout Le Monde À La Bataille 1Chapter XXXV. The Negotiations ; Chapter XXXVI. The German Revolution and the Armi-stice; Chapter XXXVII. The Last Year of the Italian War and the End of Austria-Hungary; Chapter XXXVIII. The Overthrow of Turkey the Conquest of Mesopotamia; The Final Campaign in Palestine; Epilogue; Appendix I: Casualties; Appendix II: Table of Principal Events ; Index

This vivid, detailed history of World War I presents the general reader with an accurate and readable account of the campaigns and battles, along with brilliant portraits of the leaders and generals of all countries involved. Scrupulously fair, praising and blaming friend and enemy as circumstances demand, this has become established as the classic account of the first world-wide war.

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Mr. Cruttwell served in France as an Officer in the 1st/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment, and later as an Intelligence Officer at the War Office. He was also Principal of Herford College, Oxford, from 1930 to 1939 and was formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He died in 1942.

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