Sts most of which aren t indicated
On Map The Same Is Repeated the map same is
repeated It s like they ve found a generic map and shove it in as It s like they ve found a generic map and shove it in as roughly covers the area talked about I find the same lack of poor illustration in lots of books maybe getting a good map illustrator is too expensive but I d settle for a wonky hand drawn one as long as it was relevant and helped explain the narrative. Rehend Day by day narratives can be dizzying for the reader wanting to make sense of the conflict as a whole Freer flowing accounts while helping to understand the broader trends and factors can give less of a sense of the human dimension of time The month is a digestible gaugeBased on the Allan Mallinson’s monthly commentaries in The Times throughout the centenary Fight to the Finish is a new and original portrait of “The War to End War?. Nts and it still has room for background asides and stories of individual bravery and political manoeuvring My only gripe is that like many books where location is of major importance the maps are too few and explain too little For instance there is a nice big map earlier on of the thrust of the Germans followed by dozens of pages mentioning places of engagement including rivers and fore. Rst World War lasted almost 52 months It was fought on land sea and in the air It became industrial and unrestricted poison gas aerial bombing of cities and the sinking without warning of merchantmen and passenger ships by submarinesCasualties military and civilian probably exceeded 40 million Four empires collapsed
during the course of the war – the German Austro Hungarian Russian and the course of the war – the German Austro Hungarian Russian and First World War is almost impossible to comp.
Review Fight to the FinishSome interesting new perspectives a history which I know so well A fascinating insight into history which I know so well A fascinating insight into A very interesting account of the First World War month by month by the military historian Allan Mallinson This is
great potted history of First World War which explains its progression in a clear easy to follow and logical way There s enough detail to include the significant mome. ‘Mallinson combines the authority of a soldier turned military historian with the imaginative touch of the historical novelist’ Lawrence James THE TIMES We remember months because months have names because they are linked to the seasons and because they have their own character Looking at the First World War month by month reveals its complexity while preserving a sense of time From the opening shots to the signing of the armistice the Fi.A Great Potted History Of