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War to End All Wars The Story of World War I

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ISBN-10: 0887768792

ISBN-13: 9780887768798

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jack Batten

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A brilliant, concise history of The War to End All Wars. In the decade leading up to 1914, Europe had never known such prosperity. But the times were not good enough for the continent's most powerful nations: Germany wanted a navy that matched England's; Russia wanted an army as large and as disciplined as Germany's; the Austro-Hungarian Empire wanted more respect; and England felt compelled to teach the others about civilized relations. How terrible could a war be? In this riveting account of a tragic episode in world history, author Jack Batten takes readers through a far bloodier conflict than mankind had ever before endured. Meet the soldiers who fought the deadly battles along the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Tundra Book Group
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 8.11" wide x 10.12" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Jack Batten, after a brief and unhappy career as a lawyer, has been a very happy Toronto freelance writer for many years. He has written thirty-five books. Batten reviewed jazz for the Globe and Mail, wrote for the Toronto Star, reviewed movies on CBC Radio for 25 years. Not surprisingly, jazz, movies and crime turn up frequently in Crang's life.