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The First World War, 1914-1918: A Global Conflict
Title : The First World War, 1914-1918: A Global Conflict
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ISBN : 9781518626951
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 60

*Includes pictures Despite the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Habsburg throne of Austria-Hungary, on 28 June 1914, very few members of the general populace or their political and military leaders foresaw that, within just over a month, the continent would be embroiled in a major war. There had been international crises before, such as the Franco-Ger*Includes pictures Despite the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Habsburg throne of Austria-Hungary, on 28 June 1914, very few members of the general populace or their political and military leaders foresaw that, within just over a month, the continent would be embroiled in a major war. There had been international crises before, such as the Franco-German dispute over Morocco in 1911, but these had always ended diplomatically. So, in the summer of 1914 most people simply went on with their daily lives. However, this time events would play out differently as leaders in the great capitals of Europe enacted a chain of decisions that plunged Europe, and ultimately the world, into war.


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