The Resource 1914 : voices from the battlefields, by Matthew Richardson ; foreword by Peter Liddle

1914 : voices from the battlefields, by Matthew Richardson ; foreword by Peter Liddle

Label
1914 : voices from the battlefields
Title
1914
Title remainder
voices from the battlefields
Statement of responsibility
by Matthew Richardson ; foreword by Peter Liddle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The opening battles on the Western Front marked a watershed in military history. A dramatic, almost Napoleonic war of movement quickly gave way to static, attritional warfare in which modern weaponry had forced the combatants to take to the earth. Some of the last cavalry charges took place in the same theatre in which armoured cars, motorcycles and aeroplanes were beginning to make their presence felt. These dramatic developments were recorded in graphic detail by soldiers who were eyewitnesses to them. There is a freshness and immediacy to their accounts which Matthew Richardson exploits in t
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
940.48142
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D544
LC item number
.R534 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
1914 : voices from the battlefields, by Matthew Richardson ; foreword by Peter Liddle
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Dr Peter H. Liddle F.R. Hist. S.; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The First Song of the Bullet; 2. A Hail of Death; 3. Most Awful and Bloodthirsty; 4. A Splendid Adventure; 5. The Glory of War; 6. At All Costs; 7. A Most Peculiar Christmas; Notes; Bibliography and Websites; Index
Control code
ocn891397805
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473831261
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, portraits
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4871ea7c-10bd-4e87-8f8f-3b4b1471dcd8
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34919429
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891397805
  • pebc1473826497

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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