World War I Almanac
World War I Almanac
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Annotation: Presents detailed day-by-day chronology of World War I, including important people and types of weaponry.
Catalog Number: #4106130
Binding Type: Publisher's Hardcover
Common Core/STEM: Common Core Aligned Common Core Aligned
Publisher: Facts On File
Copyright Date: 2009
Edition Date: 2009
Pages: v, 554 p.
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-8160-7134-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-8160-7134-0
Dewey: 940.302
LCCN: 2008041575
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies: School Library Journal (12/1/09) , Wilson's High School Catalog
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reading Level: 9.0
Interest Level: 9+
World War I has been referred to as the “war to end all wars” and ended with more than 20 million casualties. It was the first global war of the 20th century and also the first war to feature highly mechanized warfare—including tanks, airplanes, and poison gas. As a result of this cataclysmic event, great empires crumbled and new nations sprang into being. The political aftershocks of the “Great War” are still felt today from Palestine to the Balkans.World War I Almanac contains a detailed, day-by-day chronology of the events as well as the people involved in World War I. An A-to-Z biographical dictionary of the key figures involved in the conflict is also included, as well as a comprehensive listing of vital statistics in the appendix. Researchers will appreciate the maps and illustrations as well as the extensive bibliography for further research.Coverage includes:
Battle of the Somme
Ferdinand Foch
David Lloyd George
Douglas Haig
Paul von Hindenburg
Sherif Hussein
Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk)
T.E. Lawrence
League of Nations
Vladimir I. Lenin
Erich Ludendorff
Mustard gas
Palestine campaign
John J. Pershing