by Ruth Brocklehurst & Henry Brook
The murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary, in 1914, provided the spark that ignited the most destructive war the world had ever seen. Find out about the soldiers' terrifying experiences in the trenches, and the vast array of deadly new weapons. Discover how the war affected every corner of the globe, and how it provoked revolutions and toppled empires. Stunningly illustrated with dramatic contemporary photographs, paintings, posters and maps, this is an accessible and thought-provoking introduction to the first truly global war.
Features: Dust Cover, Glossary, Illustrated, Index, Maps, Table of Contents
Ages: 9 to 12
Out of print; only 3 copies left!