Read through newspaper articles written while events were unfolding at the time. An amazing insight into the horrors of The Great War in words and pictures, recorded at the time they happened. A no-holds barred account from the start in 1914 to the finish in 1918. The book includes dramatic reports from the fronts in Europe and beyond, and from the oceans where there were many losses of ships and lives. The book opens on June 29th 1914 with the murder of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and ends with the terms of the Armistice on November 12th 1918. Each page documents the movements of World War I fought in Europe and across the World. Follow the infamous battles and the efforts from politicians as the world gets drawn into conflict. This account will be of interest not only to historians, but also to the many whose ancestors were part of it. The scans of original newspapers are bound in a green, premium leatherette hard back, gold embossed cover. The introduction page can be personalized with the recipient’s name with a message. This Washington Post World War I book has been created using scans of Washington Post newspapers published at the time, together with original photography from war photographers. A fascinating insight on the major events during the war as it was fought in Europe and across the World. The book opens on June 29th 1914 with the murder of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and ends with the terms of the Armistice on November 12th 1918. Each page is packed with pictures and stories that document the movements of World War I including major events such as the murder of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, the Duchess of Hohenberg – heir to the Austrian throne. Read the newspaper reports of the tensions building between America and Germany, including the breakdown of Diplomatic relations on February 4th 1917, and the announcement that the United States and Germany are at war on April 5th 1917.
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