The Guns of August

The Guns of August

[and] The Proud Tower

Book - 2012
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The proud tower: Looks at the history of society and culture in the years leading up to World War I.
The guns of August: History of the first 30 days of battle in August 1914, showing events which changed the political future of the world. Focuses on the military and diplomatic conflicts that culminated in the desperate Battle of the Marne. There, French and British troops finally managed to halt the massive German assault on France.
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Group (USA) Inc., c2012
ISBN: 9781598531459
Branch Call Number: 940.4144 TUC NVD
Characteristics: 1257 p., [62] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: MacMillan, Margaret 1943-


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