Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war / Max Hastings.

Hastings, Max, author. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307597052 (hc)
  • Physical Description: xxxvii, 628 pages, 32 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 567-603) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1914 chronology -- The organisation of armies in 1914 -- Sarajevo -- '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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > Causes.
Europe > History > July Crisis, 1914.