The First World War
- Imprint: Summersdale
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 208
- Price: £9.99
- Publication date: 6 January 2014
- ISBN: 9781849534529
About the book
Have you ever wondered who fired the first British shot of World War One? Or who claimed the glory of downing the Red Baron? And what has Winnie the Pooh got to do with it all?
Telling the stories of the battles, the aircraft, the weapons, the soldiers, the poets, the campaigns and the many heroes, Norman Ferguson delves deep into the history of the ‘Great War’. Through anecdotes and statistics, and drawing on letters, speeches and official reports, this comprehensive miscellany is a compelling guide to a war that transformed and marked forever the course of twentieth-century history.
'A new book - both amazing and poignant - lists facts, dates and statistics connected to the Great War.'
The Daily Express