Max Hastings, amongst the finest military historians of the Second World War, turns his formidable skills to the Great War. Catastrophe looks at both the roots of the conflict and its early years and argues against the ‘poets’ view’ that it was not worth winning. He offers a striking and broad account of seven nations at war drawing on the experiences of generals, private soldiers, housewives and statesmen.
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