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The Resource Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings

Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings

Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war
Title
Catastrophe 1914
Title remainder
Europe goes to war
Statement of responsibility
Max Hastings
Title variation
  • Catastrophe nineteen fourteen
  • Europe goes to war
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the outbreak of World War I from the breakdown of diplomacy to the dramatic battles that occurred before the war bogged down in the trenches
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.3/11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • D511
  • D511
LC item number
  • .H37 2013
  • .H37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
'A feeling that events are in the air' -- The descent to war -- 'The superb spectacle of the world bursting into flames' -- Disaster on the Drina -- Death with flags and trumpets -- The British flight -- The retreat -- Tannenberg : 'Alas, how many thousands lie there bleeding!' -- The hour of Joffre -- The nemesis of Moltke -- 'Poor devils, they fought their ships like men' -- Three armies in Poland -- 'Did you ever dance with him?' -- Open country, open sky -- Ypres : 'Something that was completely hopeless' -- 'War becomes the scourge of mankind' -- Mudlife -- Silent night, holy night
Control code
sky255761022
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 628 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307597052
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013027865
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war, Max Hastings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
'A feeling that events are in the air' -- The descent to war -- 'The superb spectacle of the world bursting into flames' -- Disaster on the Drina -- Death with flags and trumpets -- The British flight -- The retreat -- Tannenberg : 'Alas, how many thousands lie there bleeding!' -- The hour of Joffre -- The nemesis of Moltke -- 'Poor devils, they fought their ships like men' -- Three armies in Poland -- 'Did you ever dance with him?' -- Open country, open sky -- Ypres : 'Something that was completely hopeless' -- 'War becomes the scourge of mankind' -- Mudlife -- Silent night, holy night
Control code
sky255761022
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 628 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307597052
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013027865
Other physical details
ill., maps

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