Published to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in 2014. The First World War was one of the seminal events in world history. This title offers a unique perspective on the world's first truly global conflict. It traces its history through the examination of iconic items like the Zeppelin, the gas mask and Winston Churchill's Cigar, to personal objects which tell the poignant stories of individuals and official documents, medals and badges. Fully illustrated, each object
is accompanied by approximately 500 words of text that give the item context and highlight its significance.
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