World War I

In collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, go back in time and experience history with this picture-led guide to the First World War. From disaster to victory, this guide captivates readers and gives an insight into life in the muddy trenches, and what it was like to be a soldier, along with a broader picture of the world-changing events that led to the start of the conflict. More than 250 photographs, illustrating the people, places, and stories of the conflict, give a unique eyewitness view of the conflict dubbed the ‘war to end all wars’.

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Packed with striking photography, Eyewitness World War I explores one of the most brutal conflicts of the 20th century.

Become an eyewitness to the first conflict fought on a global scale in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of World War One. Made in collaboration with The Imperial War Museum, children will be mesmerised by learning about the world-changing events that led to the start of the conflict.

This beautifully illustrated guide for kids aged 9+ gives an insight into life in the muddy trenches and what it was like to be a soldier, along with a broader picture of the events that took place causing the war to start. Using striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of warfare, weaponry, vehicles, maps, and secret documents, this is an eyewitness view of the conflict dubbed the "the war to end all wars".

Throughout the pages of this newly-revised book on the First World War, you can expect to find:

- A fresh new look; new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature.
- Amazing facts, updated diagrams, statistics, and timelines.
- Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field.

Eyewitness World War I introduces the ultimate guide to the first global conflict, with more than 250 photographs illustrating the people, places and stories of the war. Children can learn all about military vehicles and tank warfare, the first ever gas attacks used during a war and Armistice and peace after four years of fighting. This all-encompassing guide to World War One is a must-have for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for learning, as well as teachers, parents and librarians.

So, what's new?

Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.

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Additional information

Weight 636 g
Dimensions 288 × 223 × 12 mm
Author

Publisher

Dorling Kindersley Limited

Imprint

Dorling Kindersley Limited

Cover

Hardback

Pages

72

Language

English

Edition

Revised edition

Dewey

940.4 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J