World War One

World War One : A Very Peculiar History

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A quirky, unique look at the history of the First World War.
What made the Great War stand out from all others? What incredible things--no matter how risky or bizarre--did people do to defend their country as the battles raged? What mind-boggling statistics can begin to capture what occurred? From the nicknames coined at the time to the equipment the troops used and the harsh conditions they faced, this engaging history explores every facet of the War.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 101 x 152 x 20.32mm | 181.44g
  • Book House
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1908177004
  • 9781908177001
  • 405,443

About Jim Pipe

Jim Pipe studied Ancient and Modern History at Oxford University, England, and spent 10 years in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. He has written numerous nonfiction books for children, many on historical subjects. He lives in Dublin with his wife and children.
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