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World War I : on land

Peter Heppelwhite

World War I : on land

by Peter Heppelwhite

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Published by Macmillan Children"s Books in London .
Written in

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Hepplewhite ; illustrations and maps by David Wyatt.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p. :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18917361M
    ISBN 100330410105
    OCLC/WorldCa52830049

      The Great War. War of Attrition: Fighting the First World War by William Philpott (Overlook, ). Reexamines the causes and lingering effects of the war, drawing on experiences of front-line soldiers, munitions workers, politicians and diplomats, and shows how U.S. support early in the war led to the country’s emergence on the world stage.   11 Weapons That Won World War II. BY Jay Serafino. Febru They were among the most versatile weapons available, arming soldiers on land, in the air, and on the water.

    V-E Day: Official end of the Second World War in Europe. Our country's great efforts in the Second World War involved virtually the whole country whether by serving in the military or by serving on the home front in industry or agriculture. More than one million Canadians and Newfoundlanders served in the military—more t gave their. Jacob’s Room () and To the Lighthouse (), the two novels that book-end Mrs Dalloway, are also, to a certain extent, war novels, but neither is so steeped in the conflict and its grief-stricken aftermath as the novel they enfold. Indeed, as a fictional account of the impact of the First World War on British society – and the way.

      World War I was an extremely bloody war that engulfed Europe from to , with huge losses of life and little ground lost or won. Fought mostly by soldiers in trenches, World War I saw an estimated 10 million military deaths and another 20 million many hoped that World War I would be "the war to end all wars," in actuality, the concluding peace treaty set the stage for Author: Jennifer Rosenberg. The Women's Land Army (WLA) made a significant contribution to boosting Britain's food production during the Second World War. Before the Second World War, Britain had imported much of its food. When war broke out, it was necessary to grow more food .


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