Global coverage charts the development of the conflict from every perspective.
Key episodes in the war are set into wider historical context with before-and-after sidebars.
“Eyewitness” feature spreads present direct accounts from soldiers and civilians.
Photographic galleries showcase weapons, equipment, and artifacts.
Timelines provide an instant overview of simultaneous developments in all theaters of war, while in-depth profiles give insight on military and political leaders.
New for this edition: “In Memoriam” section extended to include events marking the centenary of the war’s end; new endpapers with photo collages.
“This is a broad, moving, informative account of the war that’s perfect for both the young, budding historian and the well-versed WWI reader.”—Publishers Weekly
“A visual wonder of important historical events, as promised in the title.”—Library Journal
“This volume presents a unique and concise approach to examining the key moments of the Great War, from just prior to the declaration of war through its aftermath.”—Booklist
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