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"The Guns of August" is the narrative history of the first month of World War I. It describes the strategies of the generals, the preparation and ...Show synopsis"The Guns of August" is the narrative history of the first month of World War I. It describes the strategies of the generals, the preparation and morale of the armies of the nations at war and the everyday problems of the field commanders.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Size: wb1105; Heavy reading or shelf wear, binding bends,...Fair. Size: wb1105; Heavy reading or shelf wear, binding bends, and cover wear. Bookstore stamp and old price tag. You can return any book that doesn't meet your expectations. Thanks.
Description:Very Good. Softcover, very good condition, 1994 First Edition,...Very Good. Softcover, very good condition, 1994 First Edition, later printing, 511 pages. S13**USPS Priority mail will be used for most packages**
Description:Very good. No dust jacket. 511 p. illus. 24 cm. Includes...Very good. No dust jacket. 511 p. illus. 24 cm. Includes Illustrations. BLACK FULL CLOTH COVER. Book has been inspected for you with many perks. Famous historian in this true 1962 edition, 15 maps and includes well illus. endpapers Western Front in front e/p and Eastern front on back endpapers and 17 illus. original page count of 511 pages. Last page near index shows a little hinge, no real damage but noticed. Author's nores. No d.j.
Description:Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First...Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First printing (so stated). There are spots of foxing to the edges. Otherwise unmarked and in a square, tight binding. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with a penned price on the front flap. Lightly soiled. There is light edgewear, with several short tears. In Brodart archival dust jacket protector.
The book is a great histroy book however the author gets bogged down with too mush information of every general in the book. A shorter version of their bios would be better. The book is a long and tedious read but the information is good.
The mistakes and the arrogance of allies and Germans alike are portrayed graphically in Ms Tuchman's review of the 1st month of Word War 1, the war that was to last 40 days. It is easy to understand why WW 1 and 2 are called one war with a 20 year hiatus between them. The issues were very much the ...
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